(December 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

When Fails the Quest! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gene Colan; Bob Powell (inset)
Inks
Vince Colletta; Mike Esposito (inset)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Hulk vignette taken from interior story. Info per Mark Elstob and Nick Caputo.

When Fails the Quest! (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
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While Warlord Krang desperately fights to save his throne... the throne he has stolen from Namor...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Lady Dorma; Faceless Ones; Krang; Vasthi the Elder
Synopsis
Sub-Mariner battles The Faceless Ones to try to save Dorma while Krang stops a rebellion in Atlantis.
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Keywords
plasti-cage

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Wisdom of the Watcher! (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 [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The evil Leader has sent ol' Green Skin to the home planet of the Watcher, by means of...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Watcher; Leader [Samuel Sterns] (villain); an alien
Synopsis
The Hulk fights the baddest alien in the galaxy over the Watcher's ultimate machine. After the battle, the Watcher allows Hulk to take it and he is teleported back to the Leader's lair. The Leader tries to use the machine which dispenses all of the Watcher's collected knowledge but even his big brain can't handle it and the strain kills him.
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
Dear Stan, Hey, what's this Marvel "Pop Art Productions?"
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Indexer Notes

Letters from Bud Plant, A. Merle Derrick, and Curtis Martens; M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Fails the Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. When Fails the Quest!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins!
  4. 3. The Wisdom of the Watcher!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan, Hey, what's this Marvel "Pop Art Productions?""]
    Mails to Astonish
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kevin C
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose