(October 1967)

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

Somewhere Stands... Skull Island! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Dan Adkins
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Plunderer [Edgar Plunder]
Reprints:

Somewhere Stands... Skull Island! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Raymond Marais
Pencils:
Bill Everett; Werner Roth (see note)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Grand Vizier Vashti; Princess Fen (flashback); Plunderer [Edgar Plunder] (villain)
Synopsis:
Before conducting war against the surface-dweller, Namor visits the Savage Land beneath the continent of Antarctica; Dorma, against orders, follows behind him. Meanwhile the Plunderer, unknown to the Atlanteans, has constructed a base on Skull Island and as Namor and Dorma approach, fires on them; Namor is captured while Dorma flees back to Atlantis.
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Indexer Notes

According to N. Caputo, Roth drew all of page 10 and "may have also done some touch ups on the faces of the Plunderer and his accomplice on page 6, panel 3; page 9, panels 3 and 4; possibly the last panel on page 11 and the first panel on page 12." (R. Schenk, May 2009, via the Error Tracker)

What Have I Created? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Al Kurzrok

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Hulk [Bruce Banner]; GUEST: High Evolutionary; VILLAINS: New Men
Synopsis:
With Banner trapped and about to be evolved by the High Evolutionary, the New Men attack and stop the experiment; Banner becomes the Hulk and fights the New Men and the Evolutionary decides that the only way to stop his former creations is to do to himself what he planned on doing to Banner--evolving himself a thousand years into humanity's future; He does so and becomes a transcendent being who devolves his New Men back into animals before melting into cosmic consciousness; The Hulk is left alone on Wundagore II, the only sentient being on a lonely planet.
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Indexer Notes

See notes for next issue which picks up a new adventure on Earth with no explanation as to how Hulk got there.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Charles Meyerson, Scott Campbell, and Alan Siegel. Includes an image from an earlier issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Somewhere Stands... Skull Island!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Somewhere Stands... Skull Island!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. What Have I Created?
    Incredible Hulk
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dennis Forcier
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose