(February 1961)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in October 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.

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


The Brute That Walks! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
"The Brute That Walks" [Howard Avery]
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

I Am the Brute That Walks! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 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
V-75
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Howard Avery; Sally Barton
Synopsis
A man invents a growth serum to deal with his insecurities, but it turns him into a monster. He is driven mad by the serum and terrifies the city until it wears off. He gets the credit for destroying the monster and destroys his notes to prevent a repeat.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. The story is divided into two parts: Part 1: I Am the Brute That Walks 1 (6 pp) and Part 2: The Brute That Walks! (7 pp) without separate titles. The Brute next appears in Marvel Monsters: From the Files of Ulysses Bloodstone and the Monster Hunters (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (November 2005)

This story is said to take place in Chicago. Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Story is pages 3-7, 10-14, 16-18 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 13).

The Inventor (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-889
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ned Carter; Mr. Jonas
Synopsis
A disgruntled janitor's obsessive effort to create a sweeping robot costs him his job and ends in failure, but only because he sees no use for a perpetual motion machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Fear in the Night (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-83
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zenocian #7; Model Vog robot
Synopsis
A man and a robot are stranded and the man tries to sacrifice himself to save the robot, but they are both saved, and we find that the man was a humanoid robot, and the robot a robot-looking alien.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Story is pages 20-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

Kragoo! (Table of Contents: 4)

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
V-84
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kragoo
Synopsis
An alien soldier is given immense strength and the ability to possess the body of one victim in order to hypnotize the population of their target planet. One is sent to Earth, but mistakenly possesses a statue and is trapped.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person. This story is a retelling of "Trapped on Earth!" from issue #52 (May 1959). In this story the human-looking aliens are exposed to gamma radiation to transform them into large deformed warriors, and was published more than a year before the introduction of the Hulk.

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages numbered 1 to 4 and last page not numbered).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Brute That Walks!
  2. 1. I Am the Brute That Walks!
  3. 2. The Inventor
  4. 3. Fear in the Night
  5. 4. Kragoo!
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