(February 1959)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in October 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements (pages 2, 9, 15, 19, 25, 27, 33-36 of comic including inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover) ; pages of comic not numbered.

Some information on this issue supplied by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo,Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Trapped Between Two Worlds (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Jeff Raye
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Indexer Notes

Jeff Raye's female companion does not appear in the story within.

Trapped Between Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-99
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jeff Raye; Butch; Noki
Synopsis
A scientist working on a matter transporting device accidentally transports himself to a distant planet of warlike aliens. They read his mind in order to use his device for conquest. He steals back their record of his thoughts and escapes back to Earth, where he destroys his machine to prevent anyone using it to invade.
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Indexer Notes

Story is pages 3-8 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 6).

I Seek the Sea Serpent (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-116
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Prof. Efrem Marsh
Synopsis
A scientist tracks down a sea serpent, but the crew of his ship panics and kills it. When they try to recover the creature's body they discover that it was an alien trying to communicate with humans after crash landing on Earth centuries ago.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Story is pages 10-14 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

I Was the Invisible Man! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-97
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Clayton
Synopsis
A scientist uses a device that makes the particles of a living body move at the speed of light, rendering him invisible to the eye. He conducts a series of stunts in order to build up a name for himself so he can them go public and cash in. After forty days he glances into the mirror and realizes that he has aged forty years during that time due to a side effect. He realizes with the little time left to him that he can no longer use his knowledge for selfish gain.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Adam Clayton was mentioned in Marvel Universe (1998 series) which places this story in Marvel continuity. Story is pages 16-18, 20-23 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 7).

Discovery (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-479
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chauncey; Zeke; Muscles Magee
Synopsis
A scrawny man is given a magic candy bar that confers great strength, but he discovers that he already posesses more strength than he suspects.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Text story is pages 24, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

The Man Who Never Was! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-114
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Prof. Philip Atherton; Eric Bohn
Synopsis
A scientist's assistant uses a time machine to travel to the past in order to find a pirate's treasure and get rich. While in the past he is attacked by the pirates, and unknowingly kills one of his own ancestors, erasing his own existence.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person. Pencil and ink credit of Bob Forgione changed based on information from Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped Between Two Worlds
  2. 1. Trapped Between Two Worlds!
  3. 2. I Seek the Sea Serpent
  4. 3. I Was the Invisible Man!
  5. 4. Discovery
  6. 5. The Man Who Never Was!
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