(April 1966)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Statement of Ownership average # of copies in preceding 12 months: 368,525.


The Prince and the Puppet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]
Reprints:

The Prince and the Puppet! (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:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; GUESTS: Henry Pym [Giant-Man]; Janet Van Dyne [Wasp]; VILLAIN: Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Thing]
Synopsis:
Namor is confronting Hank and Jan about a drilling operation that is causing earthquakes in Atlantis when he comes under the control of the Puppet Master; The villain commands him to come to New York and rob the nearest bank to replenish his dwindling coffers; Namor brings back a stack of non-negotiable treasury bonds and an angry Puppet Master sends him back for the cash; As Namor returns to the scene of his crime, he is waylaid by the army.
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The Hulk Must Die! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Layouts); Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUESTS: Glenn Talbot; Betty Ross; Rick Jones; VILLAIN: Doctor Konrad Zaxon
Synopsis:
The Hulk returns from the future and is promptly captured by the military; Rick spills the secret to Betty that Bruce and the Hulk are one and the same and she tries to come to grips with that fact; Banner's replacement at gamma base, Dr. Zaxon, plans to use the power of the Hulk to fuel his own bid for world conquest.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Steve Edwards, Fred Waiss, and Tom Alt.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Prince and the Puppet!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Prince and the Puppet!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Hulk Must Die!
    The Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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