(July 1960)

Marvel, 1952 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
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor); Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in March 1960. 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. All new stories in this issue are narrated in the first person unless otherwise specified.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

I Unleashed Shagg upon the World! (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
Shagg
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

I Unleashed Shagg Upon the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as Kirby)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed as Ayers)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-724
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Shagg
Synopsis
An explorer wakes the Sphinx, really a robot warrior called Shagg. Since it was awakened too early, it wipes the memories of his rampage and returns to hibernation. The only evidence left is the explorer’s journal.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 3-7, 10-11 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 7).

The Green Man (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-189
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Barney
Synopsis
A former pilot can't get anyone to believe his story about the fatal radium poisoning he picked up from an alien, and so keeps spreading it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Text story is pages 8, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

I Was Trapped in Horror House! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-725
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Kane; Charlie Jordon
Synopsis
A convict escapes from death row and hides in a haunted house in an amusement park. A mysterious figure leads him into hotter and hotter tunnels and he never emerges from the house.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 12-14, 16-18 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 6).

The Revenge of the Wooden Woman (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as S. Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as S. Ditko)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-717
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Captain Cork
Synopsis
A sea captain's love for his wooden figurehead is repaid when it saves his life after an attack by pirates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the third person. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 20-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

I Am the Beast-Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 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-733
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Igor Grozick
Synopsis
A Russian spy masquerades as a talking bear in order to embarrass the West when the hoax is revealed. He finds that the radiation which he pretended gave a bear the ability to speak actually transformed him into a bear.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Unleashed Shagg upon the World!
  2. 1. I Unleashed Shagg Upon the World!
  3. 2. The Green Man
  4. 3. I Was Trapped in Horror House!
  5. 4. The Revenge of the Wooden Woman
  6. 5. I Am the Beast-Man!
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