Amazing Adult Fantasy #8 [British]
(January 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #8.


The Coming of the Krills! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lou
Reprints

Insect Collecting Kit (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Wrist Radio (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Amazing Adult Fantasy Contents / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset; Artie Simek

Reprints

The Coming of the Krills (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-435
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lou
Synopsis
The alien Krill offer the most beautiful woman in the universe to an earthman if he will betray his native planet but finds to his regret that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is retold in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #47 (November 1963) as "Shock!" drawn by Larry Lieber and in Silver Surfer (Marvel, 1968 series) #2 (October 1968) as a Tales of the Watcher story by Stan Lee and Gene Colan.

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Training for Big Pay Made Simple! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Everyone Likes a...Ghost Story (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-437
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Anton Axel
Synopsis
A swindler buys a castle with the intention of faking it as a haunted attraction, but then he meets a real ghost and dies of heart failure thus ends up legitimately haunting the castle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Special Offer to Readers of This Magazine (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Accordion Corporation of America / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reward $2,000.00 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Eyes of Edward Morgo (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-439
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Edward Morgo
Synopsis
A hypnotist replaces a movie theater's film real with a film of his performance intending to put the audience in a trance while he gets up and relieves them of their valuables. He's a better hypnotist than he thought as he succeeds in hypnotizing himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. This story is a retelling of "Beware the Eyes of Igor!" drawn by Paul Reinman, from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #11 (September 1960).

Oddly, the third page is numbered 5. Checked on 2 copies - Stéphane Petit.

Boys — 12 or Older — (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Will You Work Saturday Mornings for $5 to $20 Extra? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Mason Shoe Mfg. Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Yo-Yo (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-438
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Bobkins; Tommy Bobkins, Jr.; Tommy Bobkins III; Mary Bobkins
Synopsis
A child and his mother take a vacation in time visiting the spot where an ancestor lives. He mistakenly leaves his hi-tech toy yo-yo behind when he returns to the future and it is found and played with for a while by his father-to-be.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Now! Own and Operate Your Own Scale Model .. Electric Monorail (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

14 New Sensational Tricks (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Medford Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Coming Attractions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Monster Among Us (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-436
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien ambassador lands on Earth and, because of its monstrous appearance, is driven away. It drops a note written in English before fleeing welcoming Earth to the brotherhood of planets and offering to abolish war, disease and poverty as benefits of membership in the galactic order.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Test Your Talent! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Men! Women! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Blair Quality Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Learn Radio - Television Electronics (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Announcing the All-New Daisy B•B Gun (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Coming of the Krills!
  2. 1. Insect Collecting Kit
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Amazing Wrist Radio
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Amazing Adult Fantasy Contents
  5. 4. The Coming of the Krills
  6. 5. Training for Big Pay Made Simple!
    Commercial Trades Institute
  7. 6. Everyone Likes a...Ghost Story
  8. 7. Special Offer to Readers of This Magazine
    Accordion Corporation of America
  9. 8. Reward $2,000.00
    Best Values Co.
  10. 9. The Eyes of Edward Morgo
  11. 10. Boys — 12 or Older —
    Grit
  12. 11. Will You Work Saturday Mornings for $5 to $20 Extra?
    Mason Shoe Mfg. Company
  13. 12. The Yo-Yo
  14. 13. Now! Own and Operate Your Own Scale Model .. Electric Monorail
    Medford Products
  15. 14. 14 New Sensational Tricks
    Medford Products
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Coming Attractions
  17. 16. Shop by Mail
  18. 17. A Monster Among Us
  19. 18. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  20. 19. Boys! Girls! Men! Women!
    Blair Quality Products
  21. 20. Learn Radio - Television Electronics
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. Announcing the All-New Daisy B•B Gun
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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