(April 1959)

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
Zenith Publishing Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
4 Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in January 1959. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


Guardian Of The Stars? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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It Hides in the Forest! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-180
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Indexer Notes

Job number and penciler and inker credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Stranger (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Inks
Joe Maneely (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-76
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A painting of a Napoleonic victory parade is mysteriously linked to an eccentric inhabitant of modern Paris.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. The first page of this story is printed between "It Hides in the Forest!" and "When a Planet Dies!", while the second page is between "The Brain Picker!" and "Guardian of the Stars!". The last page is split with the statement of ownership.

When a Planet Dies! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-181
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassello via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Man From Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 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-182
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Indexer Notes

Penciler credit and job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassello via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Brain Picker! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-178
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Indexer Notes

Job number and penciler and inker credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Original indexer credited Baker on inks.

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as Amended by the Acts of March 3, 1933, July 2, 1946 (Title 39, United States Code, Section 233) (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This shares the last page of "The Stranger".

Guardian of the Stars! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
T-1??
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassello via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Guardian Of The Stars?
  2. 1. It Hides in the Forest!
  3. 2. The Stranger
  4. 3. When a Planet Dies!
  5. 4. The Man From Tomorrow!
  6. 5. The Brain Picker!
  7. 6. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912, as Amended by the Acts of March 3, 1933, July 2, 1946 (Title 39, United States Code, Section 233)
  8. 7. Guardian of the Stars!
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