([circa 1974 - 1975])

Alan Class, 1964 Series
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Price
0.10 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1974 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Brand
AC Approved Comic
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series.

The Wax People (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Wax People! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-468
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's play a little game!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The mannequins in a store come to life in a creepy atmosphere as it closes. However, this is not thought odd by anyone, because on this alien world all people are made of wax, and some work as mannequins, but leave with everyone else at closing.
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The Midnight Caller! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek [as Art Simek]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many things can be hidden behind an iron curtain!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hans; Anna
Synopsis
In a communist bloc country, a fugitive seeks shelter from an elderly couple who grant it to him. The next day they find their shack has been transplanted outside of the iron curtain and repaired to look as new. They regard the event as impossible but their guest says he was merely repaying the kindness shown to a stranger and is revealed to be an angel who was traversing the communist-occupied country for an unknown reason and then he ascends back to heaven.
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I Am A Robot! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Observe my newest mechanical man in action, gentlemen!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A criminal steals an advanced robot and uses it to rob a bank, but when he orders it to guard the door of his hideout an error in wording traps him inside permanently.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person by the robot.

The Curse! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hah! Look at the ignorant peasants run!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sebastian; Vulture
Synopsis
A dictator pretends that a treasure is cursed in order to get it for himself, but it turns out the treasure is cursed and a ghost takes him.
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Barker's Body Shop! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Lieber (credited); Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils
Sol Brodsky (credited)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-30
First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you want to know how it feels to make the biggest mistake of your life, then mister, just ask Carl Barker!!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carl Barker
Synopsis
A crooked mechanic hires a drifter to customize a car, promising enough money for him to get home. When he refuses to pay the man the drifter takes the car instead, which he converted to be able to fly him home to the stars.
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When the Switch Is Pulled... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell us honestly--do you believe it will ever be possible to travel in time??
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. von Richter; Ludvig
Synopsis
A time machine seems not to work, but actually travelled in a complete loop through time back to its point of origin.
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Behind Locked Doors! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-1000
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He is merely a worker, inside of a typical American factory!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A Soviet spy attempts to get American factory workers to strike by acts of sabotage and by convincing them that working conditions are unsafe. He doesn't reckon with the machines, which are "Made in America", coming to life with a mind of their own and taking matters in their own hands in order to deal with him.
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Long Live the Queen! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-999
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Soon, Phareeta will be dead!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Phareeta; Asmara
Synopsis
An impatient successor in ancient Egypt attempts to poison the queen, but is caught and sentenced to death. She bribes a sorceror to cast a spell to reincarnate her as a queen, and she is reborn as a queen bee.
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Indexer Notes

Possible Lee plot and Lieber script per Nick Caputo. The Mighty Thor Comics Index #5 by George Olshevsky only credits Stan Lee.

No Sign of Life (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-540
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it possible for an entire galaxy to have no sign of life?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ronn
Synopsis
Puzzled space explorers are unable to detect any signs of life in an entire galaxy. They set for home frustrated that no colonies can be established there, not realizing that all the planets of that particular galaxy are living beings.
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The Sorcerer's Spell (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We have to admit it!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
King Hapwell; General Kozar
Synopsis
A wicked general plots the overthrow of his king, but is too afraid to try. He forces a gypsy sorceror to enchant him to remove his fear, and the man agrees, turning him into a toy soldier.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Companion Comics in This Series (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wax People
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Wax People!
  4. 3. The Midnight Caller!
  5. 4. I Am A Robot!
  6. 5. The Curse!
  7. 6. Barker's Body Shop!
  8. 7. When the Switch Is Pulled...
  9. 8. Behind Locked Doors!
  10. 9. Long Live the Queen!
  11. 10. No Sign of Life
  12. 11. The Sorcerer's Spell
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Companion Comics in This Series
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