(October 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

This issue has variants.

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

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


Inside the Blue Glass Bottle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is the secret of the blue-glass bottle?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Elias Poole
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

I Found the Girl in the Blue Glass Bottle! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-850
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little did I dream that the fantastic female figure within the...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Elias Poole
Synopsis
A curio shop owner uses an ancient magic bottle to shrink people, but one of his victims turns the magic of the bottle on him and escapes, as the shop owner shrinks to nothing.
Reprints

Tricky Travel (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-19
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was unbelievable to hear Eli Twiddle tell his customers at the...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eli Twiddle; Mr. Hardy; Eli Twiddle's wife
Synopsis
A travel agent has the ability to travel in his dreams, but eventually he grows out of it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Forbidden World! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-851
First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are certain to encounter many problems when we achieve space travel...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John; Eric
Synopsis
A space patrol find an alien world surrounded by a strange mist. They are fired on by the inhabitants and plan to retaliate, but realize too late that they were trying to keep them from the deadly mist surrounding the planet.
Reprints
Keywords
anti-matter mist

Indexer Notes

The last page advertises the Strange Tales Annual (Marvel, 1962 series) #1 (1962).

The Coming of the Giants! (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
Terry Szenics

Job Number
V-852
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time is a few years in the future!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The humanity of the near future grow proud as they approach space travel, but when alien giants arrive they are only saved from conquest because they are too tiny to notice.
Reprints

Who Am I? (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-853]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suppose you found yourself wandering the streets alone one day, not...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Death
Synopsis
A man finds himself lost in a fog with no idea who he is. He is approached by a stranger who offers to help him through hypnosis. The hypnosis recovers his lost memory and he realizes that he was a circus performer who has died from a fall from the high wire. The stranger is revealed as Death who was delayed from their appointed meeting and is here to usher him into the next world.
Reprints
Keywords
Limbo

Indexer Notes

Job number discovered via original artwork.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Inside the Blue Glass Bottle!
  2. 1. I Found the Girl in the Blue Glass Bottle!
  3. 2. Tricky Travel
  4. 3. The Forbidden World!
  5. 4. The Coming of the Giants!
  6. 5. Who Am I?
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