(December 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Fan letter from Bud Plant.


When Fails The Quest! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan; Bob Powell (inset)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Mike Esposito (inset)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Dorma; Warlord Krang; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hulk vignette taken from interior story. Info per Mark Elstob and Nick Caputo.

When Fails the Quest! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Faceless Ones; Krang; Vasthi the Elder
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner battles The Faceless Ones to try to save Dorma while Krang stops a rebellion in Atlantis.
Reprints:

The Wisdom of the Watcher! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Layouts); Bob Powell
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUEST: Watcher; VILLAIN: Leader [Samuel Sterns]; An Alien
Synopsis:
The Hulk fights the baddest alien in the galaxy over the Watcher's ultimate machine. After the battle, the Watcher allows Hulk to take it and he is teleported back to the Leader's lair. The Leader tries to use the machine which dispenses all of the Watcher's collected knowledge but even his big brain can't handle it and the strain kills him.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bud Plant, A. Merle Derrick, and Curtis Martens.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Fails The Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. When Fails the Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Wisdom of the Watcher!
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
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