Mystic #40
(1963)

L. Miller & Son, 1960 Series
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Price
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
L. Miller & Co. (Hackney) Ltd.
Brand
L. Miller & Co. (Hackney) Ltd.
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Binding
Early issues saddle-stitched, later issues squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Printed by Hampshire Printers Ltd.


I Challenged... Groot! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-839
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Groot (introduction, origin); Leslie Evans; Alice Evans
Synopsis
The monarch of planet X arrives on Earth in order to capture a town for experimental purposes back on his homeworld. The hero of our story defeats Groot with termites.
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[The Shark People] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
D-456
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Betty Dean
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue: "Hey! Quit shovin'!"

Doctor of Crime (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
Roy Ald (original editor)

Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Jason Bancroft; Rocky Evans
Reprints

White Birds of Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Correa
Inks
Bob Correa
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Third Grave on the Right ..." (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Letters
?

Job Number
E-521
Genre
horror-suspense
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Two Frightened People! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hy Rosen
Inks
Hy Rosen
Letters
?

Job Number
C-592
Genre
horror-suspense
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Davey and His Dame (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cal Massey (signed)
Inks
Cal Massey (signed)
Letters
?

Job Number
C-728
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Davey Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features mythical spirit of the deep Davey Jones.

Too Timid to Live (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
Matt Fox
Letters
?

Job Number
C-702
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Weird Tales of Suspense Spellbound (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Challenged... Groot!
  2. 1. ["For the Best Comics..."]
  3. 2. ["Send Away for it Today!"]
  4. 3. I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X!
  5. 4. [The Shark People]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Doctor of Crime
  7. 6. White Birds of Death!
  8. 7. Third Grave on the Right ..."
  9. 8. Two Frightened People!
  10. 9. Davey and His Dame
  11. 10. Too Timid to Live
  12. 11. Weird Tales of Suspense Spellbound
  13. 12. For the Best in Comics Entertainment!
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