(November 1961)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-08-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury 20, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Creature from Krogarr! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I-have-come-to-take-you-to-Krogarr!!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe Hanson; Creature from Krogarr
Reprints

I Was Captured by the Creature from Krogarr! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-351
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've always been a happy-go-lucky guy!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe Hanson; Clara Hanson; Creature from Krogarr
Synopsis
A dissolute human is targeted by an alien that can transport items through television sets, but he is saved by his failure to pay the electric bill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Party (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-959
First Line of Dialogue or Text
With a flower in his button-hole, a broad smile on his face, and a...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Braggle
Synopsis
A salesman trying to unload some oil stocks thinks that he’s found a rich mark, but instead walks into a party of talking dogs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Behold Him! He Is the Martian! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-352
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanna see how it feels to be the first man to Mars?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
"Danny Blake"; Agent X
Synopsis
A spy from Jupiter disguised as a human stows away on the first rocket from Earth to Mars. The pilot is a Martian spy disguised as Earthman Dan Blake whose mission is to radio back to Earth that a radiation belt with fatal effects makes attempting to reach Mars too dangerous so Earthmen will give up their attempts to reach Mars. The spy from Jupiter overcomes the Martian and radios Jupiter that travel to Mars is safe, and then radios the Martian's story back to Earth so as to discourage Earthlings from space flight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Dick Ayers Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 2006 Series) #3.

The Gypsy's Revenge! (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-353
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some there are, who are the victims of criminals...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Monk Morgan
Synopsis
An American criminal robs an old gypsy man, ignoring his pleas and curses. When he returns to the United States he sees a fortune teller at a circus, and finds the tent suspended in the void, with the fortune teller revealed as the old man.
Reprints

Where Lurks the Ghost! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-354
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe, are you still saving these whacky clippings about haunted houses?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe; Mike
Synopsis
A man spends the night in a haunted house with the house’s caretaker. He thinks that he didn’t see a ghost, but the caretaker was killed years ago.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creature from Krogarr!
  2. 1. I Was Captured by the Creature from Krogarr!
  3. 2. The Party
  4. 3. Behold Him! He Is the Martian!
  5. 4. The Gypsy's Revenge!
  6. 5. Where Lurks the Ghost!
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