(January 1963)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-10-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 newsstands in October 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, July-December 1962, page 429, registration number B999791.


Hagg, Hunter of Helpless Humans! (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
How did I get here?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Haag
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006). The alien refers to himself as Hagg on the cover, but the interior story gives his name as Haag.

Haag! Hunter of Helpless Humans! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek [as A. Simek]

Job Number
V-964
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold, humans--you are captives of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Haag; Bret Marlowe; Charlie; Ben; Frank
Synopsis
An alien hunter named Haag comes to earth looking for new game to hunt and sets out to capture humans from around the world.
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Muscle Man (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[J-849]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a hot afternoon, this last one of Jimmy Binn's vacation.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jimmy Binn; Tooloo
Synopsis
An ordinary man envies bodybuilders on the beach, and a strange figure teaches him about the strength of his own mind.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

A Voice in the Dark (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear you!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Freddy Sloan; Kathy; Kathy's father
Synopsis
A crook hides in a wax museum, but he is scared off by a phonogram record. The curator finds the record, but no one except the statues could have turned it on.
Reprints
Keywords
George Toussaud's Wax Museum

Behold--the Monster! (Table of Contents: 4)

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-966
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gigantic! Awesome! Stupendous! It towers...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe; J.G.
Synopsis
A publicity agent has a large paper mache monster created to promote a new movie but is despondent when his boss criticizes him for public complaints the object is generating. Unknown to anyone on Earth, an alien invasion force is drawing near when its commander orders the viewscreen to display a typical Earth creature so they will know what to expect. When the viewscreen picks up the large monster, the alien commander panics and orders a full retreat.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hagg, Hunter of Helpless Humans!
  2. 1. Haag! Hunter of Helpless Humans!
  3. 2. Muscle Man
  4. 3. A Voice in the Dark
  5. 4. Behold--the Monster!
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