(October 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-07-01
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:

A Prince There Was! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan (Sub-Mariner); Jack Kirby (Banner/Hulk vignette)
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Warlord Krang; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Banner/Hulk vignette by Jack Kirby.

A Prince There Was! (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
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I grow weaker by the minute!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Warlord Krang (villain), Seaweed Man (villain); Zantor (villain); Faceless Ones (cameos)
Synopsis
Sub-Mariner continues his quest for The Trident of Neptune. Sub-Mariner escapes a seaweed menace only to succumb to the stupifying brillance of the Diamonds of Doom. Back in Atlantis, Krang is fed up with Lady Dorma rebuffing his advances and has her teleported into exile to the land of the Faceless Ones.
Reprints

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

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

Within the Monster Dwells a Man! (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) (finished art)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's get up to our epic episode fast... Trapped in his cave hideout by an...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thunderbolt Ross; Glenn Talbot; Rick Jones; Leader [Samuel Sterns] (villain); Humanoids (villains)
Synopsis
The Hulk finally agrees to follow the Leader and the big-brained one teleports him out just as Ross destroys Banner's old underground complex. The Leader and the Hulk get to know each other a little better but the jade giant struggles with trying not to change back to Banner as he is still plagued with a bullet in his head that would kill his alter ego.
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Keywords
Italy; matter-portation

[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
By the time our next ish goes to press, we'll have received your letters of...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letter from Gregory Kerekes; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist and M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Prince There Was!
    The Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. A Prince There Was!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. ["The whole country is going "t-shirt wild," and if you've already received yours, you'll know why!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
  4. 3. Within the Monster Dwells a Man!
    The Hulk
  5. 4. ["By the time our next ish goes to press, we'll have received your letters of..."]
    Mails to Astonish
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