(September 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-06-01
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

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

Escape to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor the Sub-Mariner; Seaweed Man
Reprints

Escape... to Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 1)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited as Adam Austin)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Krang, the usurper, sealed the cave exit!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Vashti the Elder; King Neptune (cameo); Warlord Krang (villain); Seaweed Man (villain)
Synopsis
Namor heads into the Forbidden Deeps as he continues his quest for Neptune's Trident. Krang sends Seaweed Man to stop him. Meanwhile, back in Atlantis, the natives are beginning to get restless under Krang's iron rule.
Reprints

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

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Like a Beast at Bay! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (layouts); Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not realizing that General Ross has just launched his...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Leader [Samuel Sterns] (villain); Giant Humanoid (villain)
Synopsis
The Hulk and Rick barely make it out of the blast radius as Ross fires the giant "Sunday Punch" missile at the Leader's giant Humanoid bringing the massive robot down. The pair decide to hide in their underground cave but are spotted by military planes as they enter. Ross and Talbot attack, threatening the underground complex and Bruce's gamma machine. The Hulk pushes Rick out to safety just as the Leader appears and tells the Jade Giant he will save him from his sticky predicament if only he agrees to serve the big brained bad guy.
Reprints

[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
Sorry we can't print any comments about the Sub-Mariner this ish, but as we...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Joseph Christiansen, Richard Ruttenberg, Art Blackinton, and Dale Bigford; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Escape to Nowhere!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Escape... to Nowhere!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. ["Face front!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
  4. 3. Like a Beast at Bay!
    The Hulk
  5. 4. ["Sorry we can't print any comments about the Sub-Mariner this ish, but as we..."]
    Mails to Astonish
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