(June 1962)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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 newstands in March 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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

Quicksand (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's incredible!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover ink credit from Steve Grant (Dec 2, 2005). Previous entry was Steve Ditko.

Quicksand! (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
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-669
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beneath the hungry sand there lurked an incredible secret!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Geoffrey Wickshire; Sir Edmund Wickshire
Synopsis
A greedy man tries to kill his brother to gain his half of the estate by tricking him into quicksand. The brother is saved by leprechauns and would have given up his half of the estate, but the greedy brother is so frightened that he falls to his death.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The third and sixth pages include advertisements for the Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series). Ink credit changed from Steve Ditko on information from Steve Grant (Dec 2, 2005).

Venus! (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
8745
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Monongahela Munroe was the first man on Venus.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Monongahela Munroe
Synopsis
The first explorer on Venus is caught in an old bear trap, but he is able to use the wildlife to call for help.
Reprints
Keywords
Venus

The Bully Boy! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-670
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In spite of all our scientific advances, this story could not happen yet!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Henry Fuller
Synopsis
An electronic teacher observes a weak student being bullied and offers to train him in body building and fighting styles. When the student excels and becomes an even bigger bully than the others, the robot is disappointed with the results and deactivates itself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The second and fifth pages include advertisements for the Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series).

The Girl in the Black Hood! (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-671
First Line of Dialogue or Text
She had wealth, she had fame!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Medusa [May Dusa]; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
A famous photographer never allows anyone to see her face. A criminal tries to rob her and forces her to remove her hood, only to discover that she is actually Medusa when he is turned to stone.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The second and fourth pages include advertisements for the Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series), the last page includes an advertisement for the Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series).

I Am a Martian! (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-672
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, I wouldn't lie about a thing like this!!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man can’t get anyone to believe that he is a Martian, but when he is allowed to modify a fire truck ladder he uses it to get home.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The second and fourth pages include advertisements for the Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series), the last page includes an advertisement for Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series), also by Lee and Ditko.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Quicksand
  2. 1. Quicksand!
  3. 2. Venus!
  4. 3. The Bully Boy!
  5. 4. The Girl in the Black Hood!
  6. 5. I Am a Martian!
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Dan Kocher
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bill Borre
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger