(May 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Where Strides The Behemoth! / The Hidden Man and His Rays of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man; Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Inks
Chic Stone; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hidden Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

alterations on figure of Giant-Man and Wasp possibly by Sol Brodsky. Info per Nick Caputo. Original version can be seen here: http://www.comics.org/issue/391814/

The Mystery of the Hidden Man, and his Rays of Doom! (Table of Contents: 1)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the car I've been looking for!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Hidden Man; Loko
Synopsis
The Hidden Man and his henchman Loko try and gain the powers of Giant-Man, failing miserably when Wasp steps in to save the day.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Merry Marvel Marching Society / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

Where Strides the Behemoth (Table of Contents: 4)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]
Colors
?
Letters
Art Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tanks!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Glenn Talbot; Russians (villains); Kanga Kahn (villain); Hakun Gantu (villain)
Synopsis
The Hulk beats on the Russians bad enough that when he decides to leap away, they don't try to stop him. Jumping all the way to the Himalayas, the Hulk is finally tired out and transforms to Banner just in time to be menaced by a local bandit chieftain. Talbot catches up with Bruce in this hairy predicament and when their captors are attacked by a rival band of raiders, Bruce and Glenn fall off a cliff to their death?
Reprints
Keywords
Himalayas; Russians

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mails to Astonish / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've got to admit one thing - bubbly Bobby Powell puts everything but the...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Timothy Scott, Timothy Gwozdy, and Walt Smith; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Strides The Behemoth! / The Hidden Man and His Rays of Doom!
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Hidden Man, and his Rays of Doom!
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  3. 2. ["The greatest fan club ever formed (by Marvel, that is!) still has a..."]
    The Merry Marvel Marching Society
  4. 3. ["Another Marvel Masterpiece..."]
  5. 4. Where Strides the Behemoth
    The Incredible Hulk
  6. 5. ["You've got to admit one thing - bubbly Bobby Powell puts everything but the..."]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kevin C
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
  • Benjamin Beck
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose