(June 1962)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-03-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Distributed to newsstands in March 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.
On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1962, page 175, registration number B957759.

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is too late now, Harris!!
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 (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
V-659
First Line of Dialogue or Text
An amusement park!
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 [as M.] (illustration)
Inks
Joe Maneely [as M.] (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-160
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If there was some way to keep Jonathan, Jr. busy on a...
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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He was the greatest conqueror in the universe...
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

Plot elements and ending taken from "The Men From Earth", Journey into Unknown Worlds # 23, December 1953.

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 ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our tale happened way back in the fifteenth century... when mankind believed in...
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
Keywords
Egypt

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

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-662
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some men fight to get in--and others fight to get out!
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.

Editing
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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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