(March 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-12-02
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. On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

Trapped by the Porcupine! (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]; Porcupine [Alex Gentry]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

Trapped by the Porcupine! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-583
First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a nearby orphans' home, the colorful Giant-Man, aided by his lovely...
Feature Logo
Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Porcupine [Alex Gentry]; Charlie
Synopsis
The Porcupine uses Giant-Man's fan club to attack him and then he captures the Wasp. He uses the Wasp to lead him back to Giant-Man and attacks. He snatches Giant-Man's size-changing capsules, but takes the shrinking capsules and shrinks to nothingness.
Reprints
Keywords
Giant-Man Fan Club

Indexer Notes

Porcupine last appears in issue #48 (October 1963), he next appears in a cameo in Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #3 (1965), before appearing in X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #22 (July 1966).

The Clock (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[K-9]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The snow fell quietly in the little Alpine village, and Franz Ammergau sat...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Franz Ammergau; Gerda; Dr. Schmitt
Synopsis
An old clockmaker nearly dies from the cold, but is saved by the wooden figures adorning his clocks, which he has given parts of his own soul.
Reprints

When Wakes the Colossus! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (credited as L.D. Lieber) (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber (credited as L.D. Lieber)
Inks
Don Heck (credited as D. Heck)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway (credited as R. Holloway)

Job Number
X-541
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought you were going to the Veteran's Hospital, Jan, to entertain the...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (narrator); Giant-Man [Henry Pym] (cameo); Mingo; Vikor; Colossus
Synopsis
An alien warlord builds a giant statue to intimidate the superstitious, but it comes to life and takes the side of the rebels against him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Erroneous "George Roussos [as George Bell]" credit removed by Stephane Petit via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

Jon number revealed on original art: https://www.comicbookdaily.com/championing_comics/lart-pour-lart/web-arted…

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped by the Porcupine!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  2. 1. Trapped by the Porcupine!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. The Clock
  4. 3. When Wakes the Colossus!
    The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale
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