([circa 1983 - 1984])

Alan Class, 1963 Series
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Price
0.25 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1983 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
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.

Diablo! (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
horror-suspense
Characters
Diablo
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

I Saw Diablo! The Demon from the Fifth Dimension! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a legend come to life...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Diablo; Ulysses Bloodstone (unnamed, identified in later retcon)
Synopsis
An extradimensional smoke monster invades the Earth. It could have destroyed humanity, but an adventurer tricks it by blowing out the smoke from a lighter, making it think humans can destroy it.
Reprints

The Wrath of Chondu! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Doug Wildey
Inks
Doug Wildey
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once a year I come to the United States and give lectures on yoga!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chondu [Harvey Schlerman] (introduction); Joe Parker; Albert; Ethel; Charlie
Synopsis
A mystic is accosted by an escaped convict on the road, but mentally sends him to Limbo.
Reprints

Earth Will Be Destroyed! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-641
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens plot to devastate Earth before invading, but they cannot pinpoint its location. They are unaware that they are on Earth as a speck of dust in a petri dish, which is casually discarded.
Reprints

The Return of the Living Robot! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The police--the government--they all think me dead!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Living Robot [John]; Cyril Stretford
Synopsis
The fugitive robot impersonates a prominent MP to lift the robot ban. The MP escapes and defeats the robot with his bare hands, since he is also a robot, secretly protecting humanity.
Reprints

I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fool!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frank Savage; Maharaja of Banpur
Synopsis
An explorer encounters sentient, extraterrestrial trees in Asian mountains. They plan to spread their pollen all over the Earth, but they are fortuitously destroyed by a volcano.
Reprints

Music From Above (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Joe; Gus; Angelo
Synopsis
A struggling band takes on a poor but talented young harp player who turns out to be a young angel studying on Earth.
Reprints

The Man Who Never Returned! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprints

Beware the Eyes of Igor! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look into my eyes...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Igor
Synopsis
A hypnotist uses his power to rob a movie theatre, but accidentally hypnotizes himself and forgets the whole plan.
Reprints

I Escaped to Another World! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The year was 1962...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Kermanki
Synopsis
A prisoner escapes and uses a time machine to travel into the past, but he accidentally kills his own ancestor, erasing himself.
Reprints

Time on My Hands! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time was a summer's night in the year 1965...
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man steals a time machine to learn how to get rich but is stranded when he accidently leaves it in a garbage incinerator.
Reprints

They Wait in the Shadows (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Forgione
Inks
Bob Forgione ?
Letters
?

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Diablo!
  2. 1. I Saw Diablo! The Demon from the Fifth Dimension!
  3. 2. The Wrath of Chondu!
  4. 3. Earth Will Be Destroyed!
  5. 4. The Return of the Living Robot!
  6. 5. I Was Trapped in Nightmare Valley
  7. 6. Music From Above
  8. 7. The Man Who Never Returned!
  9. 8. Beware the Eyes of Igor!
  10. 9. I Escaped to Another World!
  11. 10. Time on My Hands!
  12. 11. They Wait in the Shadows
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