(July 1963)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-04-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
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

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Distributed to newstands in April 1963. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

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


The Return of Egghead! (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man; Wasp / 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
No, no, Ant-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

The Terrible Traps of Egghead! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ant-Man and the Wasp / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Ernie Hart [H. E. Huntley] (script)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This time you lose, Ant-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Egghead [Elihas Starr]; Ape; Twister
Synopsis
Egghead forms a new gang and sets a trap for the Wasp, hoping to use her against Ant-Man. He captures the Wasp, but Ant-Man frees her and the two recover Egghead's loot, though he escapes capture.
Reprints
Keywords
ant-eater; Middleton Diamond

Indexer Notes

Egghead last appeared in issue #38 (December 1962), he next appears in issue #57 (July 1964).

The Future (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[K-318]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the quiz master on a national television program, Ted Jason's rating was tops.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ted Jason; Olaf
Synopsis
A quiz show host finds himself mysteriously transported to the far future for a brief time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Bronson's Brain! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek [as Art Simek]

Job Number
X-215
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Talk about brains!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bruno Bronson (called Boris in one panel)
Synopsis
Bronson, an incredible genius upset that no one on earth can match his tremendous intellect, builds a space ship and travels to a planet of highly advanced aliens. After the aliens test Bronson, they determine that his intelligence is so low compared to their species, that the earthling must be imprisoned for his own safety.
Reprints
Keywords
mento-meter

It Walks Like a Man! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics

Job Number
X-214
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time is Christmas, 1973!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ben Trent; Ronnie Trent; Helen Trent; Carlo
Synopsis
A man is disturbed by his daughter's attachment to her new robot playmate, but changes his mind when it saves her life.
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Indexer Notes

This story is an altered retelling of "Robot Hater!", drawn by Paul Reinman in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #3 (May 1959).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Egghead!
    Ant-Man; Wasp
  2. 1. The Terrible Traps of Egghead!
    Ant-Man and the Wasp
  3. 2. The Future
  4. 3. Bronson's Brain!
  5. 4. It Walks Like a Man!
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