Tales of Suspense #28 [British]

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
?
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
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

This issue is a variant of Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #28.


Back From the Dead!/The Dummy's Secret!/The Black Planet!/The Coming of Titan! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain of the Stone Men; Harry Dawes; Titan; Herman; Bruno Brugg
Reprints

Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-559
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
John Cartwright; Titan
Synopsis
John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Special Sale (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-932
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Marvin Kale; Paula Kale
Synopsis
When a husband goes shopping he finds a new cleaning fluid that makes anything better than new, even him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Back From the Dead! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-560
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Harry Dawes; Captain of the Stone Men
Synopsis
A fugitive hides on Easter Island and finds a scroll that awakens the stone heads. They turn out to be aliens, and take him with them as a zoo specimen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) by Lee and Kirby. Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Dummy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (uncredited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-561
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Great Gregory; Herman
Synopsis
Ventriloquist the Great Gregory and his wooden puppet Herman are both wooden aliens from Uranus!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Secret of the Black Planet (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-562
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bruno Brugg
Synopsis
A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series), also by Lee and Ditko. Script added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

In the foreword to the Marvel Masterworks reprint, Arthur Adams describes the last panel of this story as being pornographic.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Back From the Dead!/The Dummy's Secret!/The Black Planet!/The Coming of Titan!
  2. 1. Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!
  3. 2. Special Sale
  4. 3. Back From the Dead!
  5. 4. The Dummy
  6. 5. The Secret of the Black Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jay Flash
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry R. Kujawa