(August 1962)

Marvel, 1951 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 Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Distributed to newstands in May 1962. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Some information on this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Timely/Atlas discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Mister Morgan's Monster! (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

Genre
science fiction

Mister Morgan's Monster (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
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Philip Morgan; Mrs. Morgan
Synopsis
Humanoid robots are banned, but their inventor keeps one in secret, and aliens try to turn it against humanity. It resists and they are forced to flee, but the robot’s inventor thinks that it disobeyed him by leaving hiding, not knowing that it saved humanity.
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Indexer Notes

Set after 2090.

Music Master (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-804
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Joe; Gus; Angelo
Synopsis
A struggling band takes on a poor but talented young harp player who turns out to be a young angel studying on Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Day Before Doomsday! (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
Ray Holloway ?; Artie Simek (splash)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Peterson; Premier Zorkon
Synopsis
A US scientist defects to the USSR and builds a large dome to protect their leaders from retaliation, allowing a massive strike on the US. The dome is really a pod to launch them into space.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series).

The Man In the Glass Cage! (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
Artie Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Phelps; Anita Rogers; Bob
Synopsis
A sound engineer tries to kill a girl who spurned him using sound waves. When they fail, he is confused, and, is killed by the waves which didn't affect the secretly hard-of-hearing girl.
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A Switch in Time! (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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Karl Kargon
Synopsis
In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. However, as he attempts to assault the man, he realizes that he has been rendered intangible like a ghost so as to be unable to effect any change in the course of events.
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Indexer Notes

The last page includes an advertisement for Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mister Morgan's Monster!
  2. 1. Mister Morgan's Monster
  3. 2. Music Master
  4. 3. The Day Before Doomsday!
  5. 4. The Man In the Glass Cage!
  6. 5. A Switch in Time!
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