(February 1961)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in September 1960. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. 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 Is Thorr! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I warned you!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Thorr
Reprints

Here Comes...Thorr the Unbelievable (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
V-15
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first thing I remember is the plane ride over the Pacific!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Thorr [renamed "Thorg" in later reprints]; Linus; Helen
Synopsis
When Professor Linus mistakenly wakes up Thorr the Unbelievable he has to stop him from waking up his fellow warriors and taking over the world.
Reprints

The Bridge (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-707
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A babble of strange voices welled around Dr. Title's ears as he wandered along the...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters
Dr. Title; Douglas Jenks
Synopsis
A government agent retrieves a classified microfilm stolen to be given to enemy agents, and is helped by a magic bridge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

My Touch Means... Doom! (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
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-27
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry--run from me if you value your life!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Howard; Martha Howard; Dr. Johnson
Synopsis
A teller plans to rob his bank to pay for his wife's surgery. The guard on duty doesn't carry a gun, but the thief experiences a terrifying vision where he is irradiated and made deadly to the touch while trying to escape. It turns out that the new guard is a "psychiatrist hypnotist" who gave him the vision.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the third person.

Save Me from the Mole Men! (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
Sam Rosen

Job Number
V-28
First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're coming!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Crusher; Xoorr
Synopsis
A fighter who is cruel and likes to hurt his opponents finds out that there are some creatures stronger than him, and they like to hurt their opponents also.
Reprints

I Am the Victim of the Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-31
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can never escape me!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe
Synopsis
A bedraggled man wanders through a misty night, unsure of his identity. He is finally forced to return to his prison in a painting, where he has been trapped since betraying a sorcerer.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Is Thorr!
  2. 1. Here Comes...Thorr the Unbelievable
  3. 2. The Bridge
  4. 3. My Touch Means... Doom!
  5. 4. Save Me from the Mole Men!
  6. 5. I Am the Victim of the Sorcerer!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Del Gruber
  • Tom Vincent
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose