([circa 1974 - 1975])

Alan Class, 1962 Series
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Price
0.10 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1974 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
AC Class Series
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)
Color
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
7.25" x 9.25"
Paper Stock
Glossy cover newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series. Issue indexed from GCD Error Report 12249 from Ger Apeldoorn.


I Created the Colossus (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colossus [later "It, the Living Colossus"]
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Chapter One: I Created the Colossus! (Table of Contents: 1)

It, the Living Colossus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-57
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This mind-staggering tale is a work of pure fiction!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colossus [later "It, the Living Colossus"] (introduction, origin); Ivan Petrovski; Boris Petrovski
Synopsis
A Russian dissident is forced by his loyal brother to build a giant statue glorifying the USSR. An alien crash lands and fuses with the statue for protection, animating it and defeating the whole military. The alien’s companions retrieve it and the sculptor claims that the statue was a judgement against dictatorship, frightening the regime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Lee plot; Lieber script per Nick Caputo. George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index credits Stan Lee solo.

Chapter Two: The Colossus Lives! (Table of Contents: 2)

It, the Living Colossus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-35
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frightened by the gunfire and shouting, the alien-controlled Colossus went on...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colossus; Ivan Petrovski; Boris Petrovski
Reprints

Chapter Three: The Power of the Colossus! (Table of Contents: 3)

It, the Living Colossus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-35
First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the news of the impending hydrogen explosion, my brother saw...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colossus; Ivan Petrovski; Boris Petrovski
Reprints

I Am... Gorak! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko [as S. Ditko] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-45
First Line of Dialogue or Text
All is silent!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gorak
Synopsis
A famous magician is enraged when his power is questioned, and he reveals that the whole world is an illusion, and only he is real. He even confronts the reader, but fades away as the story ends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last panel shows the last two pages of the story in miniature.

The Luna Lizards Had Me Trapped! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
T-387
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Human colonists on an alien world believe that they are being attacked by aliens, who, in fact, are trying to help them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Kirby script per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

The Tree (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from ?

I Fought the Man Who Couldn't Be Killed! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler ?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-373
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Duke Jordan
Synopsis
A criminal escapes from prison after 10 years and robs a warehouse. He is found by a police officer with superhuman powers, and is surprised to learn that the police now only recruit robots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set in 1969. Possible Wessler script per Nick Caputo from information in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 26, No. 4, April 2015. A Wessler inventory story was originally titled "The Man That Couldn't Die" Pencil credit and ink credit from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Needle Swings! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Sale (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
K-35
Reprints

I Hear It Howl in the Swamp! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko [as Ditko] (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko [as Ditko] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-3??
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The unknown swamp holds many secrets...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Charley
Synopsis
A fishing guide encounters an alien monster in the swamp, and after initial disbelief, the military plans to kill it. When two larger aliens arrive to take the thing away, they realize that it was only a lost child.
Reprints

The Empty City (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Letters
?

Job Number
9523
Synopsis
A reporter stumbles upon aliens who are taking the place of humans. He tries to give the story to his editor, but his editor is one of...them.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Created the Colossus
  2. 1. Chapter One: I Created the Colossus!
    It, the Living Colossus
  3. 2. Chapter Two: The Colossus Lives!
    It, the Living Colossus
  4. 3. Chapter Three: The Power of the Colossus!
    It, the Living Colossus
  5. 4. I Am... Gorak!
  6. 5. The Luna Lizards Had Me Trapped!
  7. 6. The Tree
  8. 7. I Fought the Man Who Couldn't Be Killed!
  9. 8. The Needle Swings!
  10. 9. I Hear It Howl in the Swamp!
  11. 10. The Empty City
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