(February 1963)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-11-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
MC
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 B6029.
This issue has variants:

The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World! (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
How would you like to have your own personal genie?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Bill Turner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-14
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold the awesome genie!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bill Turner; Miss Parker; Joe; unnamed genie; John; Freddie
Synopsis
An arrogant teen-ager finds a genie's lamp and tries to make the world perfect, but finds that all his wishes have unexpected results.
Reprints
Keywords
Aladdin's lamp; Brooklyn

We Can't All Be Human! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the unending cosmic darkness comes an alien spaceship...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Henry Mathews; Frank; Sgt. Ogg
Synopsis
Seemingly friendly aliens arrive on Earth, seeking refuge from pirates, but a philosophy student figures out that the first visitors are the pirates, and disguised themselves to appear pleasant to humans.
Reprints
Keywords
Interplanetary Police Patrol

Blueprint for Victory (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[G-60]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Rhine and its ruined bridges lay thirty miles behind and the...
Genre
war
Characters
LtC. Cam Westover; Maj. Franks; Cpt. Bill Trayne; Gen. von Kretz
Synopsis
A cunning spy infiltrates German HQ with a phoney blueprint as bait and paralyzes communications before a major US assault.
Reprints
Keywords
Klugenhorst (village); World War II

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Man in the Mirror! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
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
What is a mirror?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Silas Haggle; J.J. Jones; Smedley
Synopsis
A millionaire buys an enchanted mirror that allows him to wish any person he dislikes to be trapped inside of it. He wishes dozens of people into the mirror until he is contacted by agents of the IRS who wish to audit his books. He briefly considers wishing them into the mirror, but realizes that the government would just send more, so he decides to wish that no one will ever bother him again. He gets his wish, as he finds that all the people who were trapped in the mirror have been released and now he is its sole prisoner.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!
  2. 1. The Teen-Ager Who Ruled the World!
  3. 2. We Can't All Be Human!
  4. 3. Blueprint for Victory
  5. 4. The Man in the Mirror!
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