(July 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

Trapped in the Lair of the Leader!; Oh Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting? (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]
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Oh, Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting? (Table of Contents: 1)

Giant-Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the last ish we learned that super-heroes are not always super-human!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Human Top [Dave Cannon]
Synopsis
Giant-Man mounts a rescue to save the Wasp from the Human Top but to do so, he has to risk the damage to his body of shrinking once more into Ant-Man size.
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Indexer Notes

Last Giant-Man story in Tales to Astonish; Next issue begins a dual feature of the Hulk and Namor.

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

The Merry Marvel Marching Society / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Trapped in the Lair of the Leader! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Art Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's my prisoner at last!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Humanoids
Synopsis
The Leader makes off with the Hulk and the absorbatron but the jade giant ends up destroying the machine to keep it out of the Leader's hands. Convinced that Banner is still a traitor and despite his orders, Talbot authorizes his men to use deadly force and Bruce is killed by a bullet through the head.
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Keywords
absorbatron; Astra Isle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, we finally finished off the Human Top--and jolly Jack is really sinking his...
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Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Warren, Peter Melia, and Mike Paulokovich; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped in the Lair of the Leader!; Oh Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting?
    Giant-Man; Hulk
  2. 1. Oh, Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting?
    Giant-Man
  3. 2. ["If you haven't joined yet, here's another chance!"]
    The Merry Marvel Marching Society
  4. 3. Trapped in the Lair of the Leader!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Well, we finally finished off the Human Top--and jolly Jack is really sinking his..."]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alan Smith
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
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  • Tony R. Rose