(August 1958)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in April 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.

When Marty Moves! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mary Kurth; Rocco Goore

The Unsolid Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Joe Orlando
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
M-364
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Arnold Benson; Roy Carnell; Martha Corbett
Synopsis
A commie agitator flees the authorities on a rocket sled that is so fast it outdistances time and briefly allows him to him to walk through walls until time catches up with him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the Timely/Atlas list.

What Happened on the Mountain! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Bassford
Inks
Richard Bassford
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Job Number
M-382
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George Randolph; Ed Harway; Ti-Beru
Synopsis
A monk sells a mountain rich in uranium to two prospectors, but when one ignores his warning and tries to kill his partner, he is stranded on the peak when the bottom of the mountain vanishes.

The Man in the Cyclotron (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-112
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe Ryzik; Rena Ryzik; Peter Ryzik; Luke Ryzik; Mr. Clauss; Dr. Kohazi
Synopsis
An accident in a cyclotron gives a man knowledge of future weaponry. When he shares this knowledge with political authorities the country is put on a war footing and his sons are drafted, causing him to have misgivings. He reverses the accident which gave him his abilities and destroys the weapon plans.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from the Atlas/Timely list.

The Chance I Took! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus
Inks
Harry Lazarus
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
J-991
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Fleming
Synopsis
Aliens convince a cereal manufacturer to dope his product with a chemical that will make humans unaggressive and then tell him they will return in one year with a fleet to welcome them into the galactic federation. The man doesn't eat any of his own cereal, so when the fleet shows up, he wonders if the aliens haven't tricked him in order to allow an Earth conquest of docile humans?

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Mysterious Inheritance (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
M-388
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jack Holten
Synopsis
A man finds that instead of inheriting money from his rich uncle, he has inherited his ancestor's supernatural powers.

The Wish (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-672
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tom Norton; Mr. Mason; Mr. Frank; Bobby Norton
Synopsis
A real estate agent gains telepathy from a magic paper weight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

When Marty Moves (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Doxsee
Inks
Richard Doxsee
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
M-329
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mary Kurth; Marty; Rocco Goore
Synopsis
An old woman adopts a doll brought to life by an accident. Her neighbor tries to take advantage of the doll, and tries to kill the woman when his plan fails. The doll sacrifices itself to save her.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Marty Moves!
  2. 1. The Unsolid Man
  3. 2. What Happened on the Mountain!
  4. 3. The Man in the Cyclotron
  5. 4. The Chance I Took!
  6. 5. The Mysterious Inheritance
  7. 6. The Wish
  8. 7. When Marty Moves
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