(June 1962)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
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 March 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Haunted Roller Coaster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charlie Harris; Walter Burke
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006).

The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-659
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Charlie Harris; Walter Burke
Synopsis
An amusement park owner hires an engineer to design frightening rides and works him to death. The engineer's ghost returns and takes the park owner on a deadly roller coaster ride.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 3 and 5 include promo copy for the new Hulk comic book.

Trouble Bubble (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-160
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jonathan Jr.; Nora; Jonathan Sr.; Mr. Bigger
Synopsis
A boy discovers a formula to blow unbreakable bubbles and accidentally entraps his father's boss.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Creature from Krangro (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Creature from Krangro
Synopsis
An alien commander is sent to Earth to prove his courage by capturing three humans, but he accidentally takes statues of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

the bottom of page 2 includes promo copy for the new Hulk comic.

The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ishmal
Synopsis
An evil duke seeks the secret of eternal youth, and an old man in Egypt turns him into a mummy.
Reprints

Inside the Fallout Shelter! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-662
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Clagg
Synopsis
A selfish man builds a bomb shelter only for himself, but when a false alarm panics him he finds himself locked in for a month without a can opener to open his food.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The bottom of page 2 includes promo copy for the new Hulk comic. The bottom of page 5 features promo copy for Amazing Adult Fantasy.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Roller Coaster!
  2. 1. The Ghost Rode a Roller Coaster!
  3. 2. Trouble Bubble
  4. 3. The Creature from Krangro
  5. 4. The Man Who Couldn't Grow Old!
  6. 5. Inside the Fallout Shelter!
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