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(September 1957)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Male Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Note: colophon publisher changes one issue before "Implosion"!


The Boy Next Door! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
romance

The Lonely World of Cathy Drake! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-782

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Cathy is a star athlete at her school, but the boys only like to talk about sports with her, until she gets a makeover and they finally notice she's a pretty girl too.

The Blind Date (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-682

Genre:
romance

I Love the Wrong Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-766

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Bess is afraid that every boy who dates her is more interested in her money than in her, until she meets Jerry, who knows nothing about her except that they have many shared interests.

The Boy Next Door (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Tartaglione
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-768

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Lana finally realizes that Ricky, the dependable boy next door, is the right man for her.

When a Heart Breaks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Inks:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-769

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Madge thinks nothing of dating men in the office who are already seeing someone else, until the tables are turned and a new girl goes out with a man she really likes.

Good-Bye, My Love! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks:
Hubert Paley ? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-776

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When an accident causes Vicki to lose her hearing she leaves town to start a new life, but her fiance Jed pursues her and proves that he won't give up on her.

Indexer Notes

Is there any data identifying this "Paley" as the "Hugh Paley" who was a colorist at Marvel 20 years later? Did the Colletta Studio connect the two? The Who's Who does not ID them as the same person. . . What's the link?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Boy Next Door!
  2. 1. The Lonely World of Cathy Drake!
  3. 2. The Blind Date
  4. 3. I Love the Wrong Man
  5. 4. The Boy Next Door
  6. 5. When a Heart Breaks!
  7. 6. Good-Bye, My Love!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Mickey Coalwell