(February 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-11-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Includes 10 pages of paid advertisements and is without text story pages. On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Black Knight Strikes! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]
Reprints

The Black Knight Strikes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-553
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look!! It's Giant-Man!
Feature Logo
Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett] (introduction, origin)
Synopsis
After being arrested for treason by Giant-Man, Professor Garrett flees to Europe where he manipulate the genes of horses and eagles to create a winged horse. Then he develops his lance and comes back as the Black Knight to take his revenge on Giant-Man. Giant-Man defeats him, but the Black Knight escapes.
Reprints

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Not What They Seem! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as G. Bell)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-521
First Line of Dialogue or Text
She should've been here by now!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (narrator)
Synopsis
The Wasp tells the tale of prison escapees who try to avoid a planet with a trap, but are doomed when they take the wrong side in a battle of the sexes.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Knight Strikes!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  2. 1. The Black Knight Strikes!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
  4. 3. Another Marvel Masterpiece
  5. 4. Not What They Seem!
    The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale
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