(December 1950)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Medalion Publishing Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

MARVEL BOY is published by MEDALION PUBLISHING CORP. Office of Publication: 350 5th Avenue, New York, N.Y. Application for second-class matter pending at the post office at New York, N.Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Holyoke, Mass. Published quarterly. Copyright 1950 by MEDALION PUBLISHING CORP., 350 5th Avenue, New York, N.Y. Vol. 1 No. 1 December 1950 issue. Price 10c per copy. Subscription rate $1.00 for 12 issues. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons, and/or institutions appearing in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A.

Some information on this issue supplied by the Atlas/Timely discussion group.


Lost World! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers; machine guns; shipwrecks

Indexer Notes

Heath inks per Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume One and Atlas-Tales. Previous indexer credited Sol Brodsky.

Marvel Boy and the Lost World (Table of Contents: 1)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7672
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Matthew Grayson; Count Varron
Synopsis
Marvel Boy, Bob Grayson, is sent to earth from Uranus by his father to combat evil. When he arrives, he discovers newly risen continent about to be seized by an international criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers; rockets; shipwrecks; undersea civilizations; Uranians; Uranus

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer felt that Stan Lee wrote this story. Marvel Comics and Roy Thomas in 2007 believed he did not.

Panic! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7726
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Caldwell; Red Asiatic League; United Allies
Synopsis
The United Allies trick the Red Asiatic League into surrendering by inducing panic.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic war; communism; rockets

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from atlastales.com

The Case of the Cat (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
7373
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Eyes of Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7708
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Professor Vance [the Great Video]
Synopsis
An accident gives a scientist x-ray vision.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism; x-ray vision

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer gave writers credit to Stan Lee. Neither Marvel Comics or Roy Thomas felt in 2007, that Lee had written this feature. Bob Grayson is a newspaper reporter in this story.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lost World!
    Marvel Boy
  2. 1. Marvel Boy and the Lost World
    Marvel Boy
  3. 2. Panic!
  4. 3. The Case of the Cat
  5. 4. Eyes of Death!
    Marvel Boy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Edgar Loftin
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  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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