(August 1960)

Marvel, 1951 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
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

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.

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


I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Intruder! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dragoom
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-738
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Victor Cartwright; Dragoom (introduction, origin)
Synopsis
A flaming alien monster terrorizes Earth. A movie director fools him by using special effects to fake the arrival of police from Vulcan in pursuit of the monster, frightening him away.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Dragoom next appears in Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series) #6 (May 2006). 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 Pact (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
9734
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henry Conrad; Frances Conrad; the Devil
Synopsis
A historian writing about the trial and execution of his ancestor for witchcraft interviews the only remaining party concerned in the case: the Devil.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Beware!! The Ghosts Surround Me!! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 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-740
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gustav; Hans
Synopsis
A fugitive hides in an abandoned house, but aliens from another dimension appear to him. They cannot hurt him, but instead they phase him into an immaterial state and leave him there forever.
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 Dummy and Me! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-746
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hugo
Synopsis
Some gangsters come for a ventriloquist who has unpaid gambling debts. They corner him in the alley and shoot him, not realizing that it was the puppet who made his decisions all along.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated by the dummy. 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 Found the Mad Universe! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-741
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Prof. Dark; Milton
Synopsis
A scientist uses a powerful new microscope to discover an entire world existing at the sub-atomic level. He is horrified to find that this world, Earth, is just as barbaric and violent as his own.
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).

Possible Stan Lee script per Nick Caputo's examination at his blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/11/who-authored-ditko.html

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Intruder!
  2. 1. I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader!
  3. 2. The Pact
  4. 3. Beware!! The Ghosts Surround Me!!
  5. 4. The Dummy and Me!
  6. 5. I Found the Mad Universe!
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