(November 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

This issue has variants.


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

The Hulk; 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
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Indexer Notes

Sub-Mariner portion is taken from interior scene.

By Force of Arms! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

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.
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[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 Incredible Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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.
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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!
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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; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. By Force of Arms!
    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 Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Well, the suspense is over!"]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
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  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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