(November 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-08-03
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 20, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Another World, Another Foe!; By Force of Arms! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Watcher; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Demon of the Diamonds
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sub-Mariner portion is taken from interior scene.

By Force of Arms! (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
Nearing the end of his quest for Neptune's sacred trident, Prince Namor is...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Demon of the Diamonds (villain); Warlord Krang (villain); Faceless Ones (cameos)
Synopsis
Neptune sends a group of electric eels to help Namor defeat the Demon of the Diamonds. Learning that Dorma has been exiled to the land of the Faceless Ones, Namor heads off to rescue her. Back in Atlantis, the citizens begin an active revolt against Krang.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Another World, Another Foe! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (layouts); Bob Powell (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ignoring the Leader's band of Humanoids who attack him with...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Watcher; Leader [Samuel Sterns] (villain); Humanoids (villain); an alien (cameo)
Synopsis
Discovering the bullet that is lodged in the Hulk's brain, the Leader dissolves it with a laser and bathes our hero with gamma rays to give him strength. The Hulk still has Banner's mind but can no longer transform into human form thanks to the extra blast of radiation. Indebted to the Leader for saving his life, the Hulk agrees to be teleported to the Watcher's planet where he has been commanded to steal the "ultimate machine" but finds that said machine is also sought by the most powerful creature in the galaxy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Esposito inks per Nick Caputo via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 3441, 3 March 2010). The credits erroneously credit only Kirby on layouts and Bob Powell on finished art.

[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, the suspense is over!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jack Harris and David Hillis. Includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist and an M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Another World, Another Foe!; By Force of Arms!
    The Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. By Force of Arms!
    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!"]
  4. 3. Another World, Another Foe!
    The Hulk
  5. 4. ["Well, the suspense is over!"]
    Mails to Astonish
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