Fantasy Masterpieces #1 [Regular Edition]
(February 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-12-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Zenith Books, 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
squarebound (#1-2 saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers; Steve Ditko; Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover composed of panels from the reprinted stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
(photograph)
Inks
(photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Marvelites
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring photo of Stan Lee introducing interior stories.

Beware!! the Ghosts Surround Me!! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-740
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Gustav; Hans (only appearance for both)
Synopsis
A fleeing criminal in Transylvania hides in an abandoned house, but aliens from a parallel dimension appear to him. He is relieved to find they cannot hurt him, but instead they phase him into an invisible, immaterial state and leave him there forever.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Found the Things from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-805
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Carter
Synopsis
Joe Carter tries to fix his TV and tunes into what he thinks is an alien battle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Became a Human Robot! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
T-336
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gammus
Synopsis
An alien spy places his mind in a robot sent to Earth, hoping to be taken in for study. He gains access to data on Earth technology, but the scientists turn his robot body off, trapping him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Saw the Other World (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
T-478
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man tries to convince a stranger that the camera he found takes pictures of another dimension. The stranger seems skeptical, when a bolt of lightning strikes and the stranger disappears, along with the man's pictures. While the man thinks he imagined it all, the stranger returns to his own dimension, where he cannot convince anyone of Earth's existance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Those Who Change (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-536
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A time travel experiment goes wrong.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Hi, Marvelites"]
  3. 2. Beware!! the Ghosts Surround Me!!
  4. 3. I Found the Things from Nowhere
  5. 4. I Became a Human Robot!
  6. 5. I Saw the Other World
  7. 6. Those Who Change
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