([circa 1979 - 1980])

Alan Class, 1963 Series
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Price
0.20 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1979 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
AC Class Series
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

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

The Thing From the Hidden Swamp!/Return of the Gorilla-Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
"Thing from the Hidden Swamp" (only referred to as such in title); Mary Brown; Gorilla-Man [Franz Radzic]
Reprints

The Thing from the Hidden Swamp (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-587
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no place quite as eerie as a dark, secluded swamp...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mary Brown; "The Thing from the Hidden Swamp" (only referred to as such in title)
Synopsis
A plain girl helps a stranded alien, and is made beautiful as a reward.
Reprints

The Return of the Gorilla-Man (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[V-586] ?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's back!!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gorilla-Man [Franz Radzik]; Professor Stuyvesant
Synopsis
The Gorilla-Man escapes and tries to get himself transformed back into a human, but instead he is blasted into space in an experimental space capsule.
Reprints

The Day Before Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Peterson; Premier Zorkon
Synopsis
A US scientist defects to the USSR and builds a large dome to protect their leaders from retaliation, allowing a massive strike on the US. The dome is really a pod to launch them into space.
Reprints

A Switch in Time! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Karl Kargon
Synopsis
In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. However, as he attempts to assault the man, he realizes that he has been rendered intangible like a ghost so as to be unable to effect any change in the course of events.
Reprints

Not All Gold Glitters (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
S664
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Mark of the Toad (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-537
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
King John; Prince Charles
Synopsis
An evil uncle tries to kill a boy king, but his magic backfires and turns him into a toad.
Reprints

The Eyes of the Mummy! (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Want a real fantastic tale?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Harry Sloan; Mrs. Sloan; Sadie
Synopsis
A crook steals a jewel from an ancient mummy, but the dead pharaoh's hypnotic powers make him see only death until he returns it.
Reprints
Keywords
Tut-Am-Tut's amulet

Man on a Tightrope (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-538
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Flippo Jones; Mr. Barning; Patty Barning
Synopsis
A young girl is friends with a tightrope walker past his prime. The man is killed in his last act, but his ghost returns to make his friend well again.
Reprints

I Speak of the Haunted House! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-181
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like haunted house stories??
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rodney; Smith
Synopsis
Two friends make a bet about the existence of ghosts in a haunted house. The doubting friend thinks he saw no ghosts, but the house itself is a ghost.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing From the Hidden Swamp!/Return of the Gorilla-Man!
  2. 1. The Thing from the Hidden Swamp
  3. 2. The Return of the Gorilla-Man
  4. 3. The Day Before Doomsday!
  5. 4. A Switch in Time!
  6. 5. Not All Gold Glitters
  7. 6. The Mark of the Toad
  8. 7. The Eyes of the Mummy!
  9. 8. Man on a Tightrope
  10. 9. I Speak of the Haunted House!
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