(January 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-10-08
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

This issue has variants.

Distributed to newsstands in October 1963. 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 1963, page 420, registration number B66783.


The Angel (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / 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
My power jets are exhausted!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

The New Iron Man "Meets the Angel!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Paul Reinman [as P. Reinman]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sky is my element, Iron Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers] (cameo); Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (cameo); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (cameo)]; Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo); Thor [Don Blake] (cameo); Giant-Man [Henry Pym] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)]
Synopsis
The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants. The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available.
Reprints
Keywords
Westchester

Strange Encounter (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely [as M.]
Inks
Joe Maneely [as M.]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[G-47]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The authorities have asked me for a complete account of my strange experience, and I...
Genre
spy
Characters
Andre Corday
Synopsis
An American tourist in Paris is unwittingly targeted by a spy as an intelligence courier and is nearly killed.
Reprints
Keywords
Louvre; Paris

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Saga of the Sneepers! (Table of Contents: 3)

Tales of the Watcher! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

Job Number
X-464
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Observe this distant world!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Watcher [Uatu] (narrator); Sneepers (extraterrestrials)
Synopsis
An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them. With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the first Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Angel
    Iron Man
  2. 1. The New Iron Man "Meets the Angel!"
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Strange Encounter
  4. 3. The Saga of the Sneepers!
    Tales of the Watcher!
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