(December 1962)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-09-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1962, page 429, registration number B992188.
This issue has variants:

Meet Mr. Meek! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There they are!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Silvester J. Meek; Ralph Avery; Daisy Printwhistle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Meet Mr. Meek! The Most Dangerous Man in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 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-933
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's him!!!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Silvester J. Meek; Daisy Printwhistle; Ralph Avery
Synopsis
A formula from an old book seems to give a man an uncontrollable power to turn objects into gold, but his friend figures out that it is actually an alien trick.
Reprints
Keywords
Midas touch

The Green Hat (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-537
First Line of Dialogue or Text
George is a guy who knows more about flying saucers and Mars men than all...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Axtel; George; Chuck; Pop; Axtel's daughter
Synopsis
A recent graduate meets a strange man and finds that they share a gift to commune with the Green Goddess.
Reprints

The Final Weapon (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His plan was blackmail...
Genre
drama
Characters
Charles Benedict
Synopsis
A billionaire pretends to have invented an ultimate bomb to force the nations of the world to disarm.
Reprints
Keywords
super-cobalt nuclear bomb

The Gorilla from Outer Space! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It had all started out as a gag, but sometimes even a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mike Mullins
Synopsis
A ventriloquist makes it seem that a gorilla is talking, and finds out that the gorilla really is a sentient alien.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Meet Mr. Meek!
  2. 1. Meet Mr. Meek! The Most Dangerous Man in the World!
  3. 2. The Green Hat
  4. 3. The Final Weapon
  5. 4. The Gorilla from Outer Space!
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