Alan Class, 1963 Series
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
AC Approved Comic
Editing
Alan Class (Reprint Editor)

The Mystery of the Black Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprints

Meet The Fly... Master of the Insect World! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fly
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A recap of the powers and abilities of the Fly. Reinman art per Nick Caputo, November 2016.

I Live In Fear (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-36
Synopsis
A reporter regrets getting his scientist friend to test out his invisibility ray on him when he detects non-human invisible creatures following humans around. When they detect him, they pursue him, and the reporter fears for his life. When the ray wears off the scientist tells him the creatures he saw must have been an effect of the ray, but the reporter doesn't believe so and expresses concerns as to what the creatures were.
Reprints

Behind the Veil (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Familton (signed)
Inks
Herb Familton (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-810
Reprints

A Monster Waits Outside!! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-876
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Maj. Ford
Synopsis
An astronaut is sent into orbit in a tiny sphere without communication. He sees a monster trying to claw its way in and panics, signalling ground control to bring him back. They think that it was a hallucination, but they find a broken claw on the spacecraft.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person. This story was retold with some differences in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #24 (December 1961) as "The Insect Man" drawn by Jack Kirby. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

The Lizard (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-814
Reprints

My Nightmare Has No End! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[T-874]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man meets an extradimensional being in his nightmares. The being tells him that the world he comes from is a paradise, but boring, and offers to switch places. The man agrees, but the traveller wakes up to find that he entered the dreams of a prisoner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story was reprinted as "I Am the Beast Man!" in Fantasy Masterpieces #4. This story was also retold in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #94 (March 1962) as "He Came from Nowhere!" by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and George Tuska, but with the alien having the last laugh. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of the Black Box!
  2. 1. Meet The Fly... Master of the Insect World!
    The Fly
  3. 2. I Live In Fear
  4. 3. Behind the Veil
  5. 4. A Monster Waits Outside!!
  6. 5. The Lizard
  7. 6. My Nightmare Has No End!
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