Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales to Astonish #1

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
2006
Page count
280
Cover price
54.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/277969

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor)
Mark D. Beazley (associate editor)
Jerry Kalinowski (book designer)
Jeff Youngquist (senior editor special projects)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor)
Mark D. Beazley (associate editor)
Jerry Kalinowski (book designer)
Jeff Youngquist (senior editor special projects)

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Printed in
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10.
Show/hide 1. Credits/Contents Credits, 3 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. Introduction Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 3. Tales to Astonish #1 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

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Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 4. We Found the Ninth Wonder of the World! Comic story, 7 pages

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Genre
Monster
Code
T-83

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 5. I Know the Secret of the Poltergeist! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-84

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 6. The Heat's On Text story, 2 pages

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Code
H-366

Credits

Author
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 7. I Was the First Man to Set Foot on... The Mystery Planet! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-85

Credits

Pencils
Paul Reinman?
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 8. I Foiled an Enemy Invasion! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-82

Credits

Art
Jack Davis
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #1.
Show/hide 9. Tales to Astonish #2 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

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Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 10. When Aliens Meet! Comic story, 5 pages

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Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-138

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 11. Trouble Bubble Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
K-160

Credits

Author
Art
Joe Maneely [as M.]
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 12. I Fell to the Center of the Earth! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-126

Credits

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Vince Colletta?
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
Matt Baker

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 13. I Was a Man in Hiding! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-136

Credits

Art
John Buscema
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 14. I Spent Eternity in a Deep Freeze! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-141

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione?
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 15. My Job: Capture a Martian Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-139

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #2.
Show/hide 16. Tales to Astonish #3 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 17. I Journeyed Back to the 20th Century! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-199

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 18. The Weatherman Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
K-71

Credits

Author
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 19. I Discovered the Men from Mars! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-205

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 20. I Found the Perfect Hiding Place in Space! Comic story, 4 pages

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Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-212

Credits

Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 21. I Am the Giant from Outer Space! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-213

Credits

Art
Paul Reinman
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 22. I Escaped to the Stars Comic story, 5 pages

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Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-211

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione
Colours
Marie Javins (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #3.
Show/hide 23. Tales to Astonish #4 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 24. I Was a Prisoner of the Martians! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-247

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 25. Masquerade Text story, 2 pages

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Code
G-750

Credits

Author
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 26. My Forbidden Paintings! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-249

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 27. I Made Time Stand Still Comic story, 4 pages

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Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 28. I Love a Mermaid! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
T-251

Credits

Art
Bob Forgione?
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 29. The Man Who Floats in Space! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-248

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #4.
Show/hide 30. Tales to Astonish #5 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 31. I Was Trapped by the Things on Easter Island! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-327

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 32. The Inventor Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
F-889

Credits

Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 33. I Am the Menace from Outer Space! Comic story, 5 pages

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Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-324

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 34. I Can See Tomorrow! Comic story, 4 pages

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Genre
Occult
Code
T-330

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 35. I Found the Nightmare Note Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-334

Credits

Art
Al Williamson
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 36. I Landed on the Forbidden Planet! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-339

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #5.
Show/hide 37. Tales to Astonish #6 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 38. I Saw the Invasion of the Stone Men Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-383

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 39. Patent Pending Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
J-215

Credits

Author
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 40. I Was the Man Under Glass! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-377

Credits

Art
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 41. I Laughed at the Great God, Pan! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy
Code
T-385

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 42. I Became a... Human Bomb! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-386

Credits

Art
Paul Reinman
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6.
Show/hide 43. I Was a Prisoner of the Living Statues! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-384

Credits

Art
John Forte
Colours
Michael Kelleher (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #6
Show/hide 44. Tales to Astonish #7 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #7.
Show/hide 45. He Waits for Us in the Glacier! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 46. The Money Tree Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
G-977

Credits

Author
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #7.
Show/hide 47. We Met in the Swamp! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-473

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #7.
Show/hide 48. I Lived a Ghost Story! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-477

Credits

Art
Paul Reinman
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #7.
Show/hide 49. I Saw the Other World! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-478

Credits

Art
Dick Ayers
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #7.
Show/hide 50. I Spent Midnight With the Thing on Bald Mountain! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 51. Tales to Astonish #8 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8.
Show/hide 52. I Dared Defy the Floating Head! Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 53. I Live Again! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-565
Characters
Thing From Bald Mountain

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1960)

Synopsis

The Thing from Bald Mountain rises up from where it fell in the last story and decides to go to America so that it can conquer the world. When it arrives it hides in a building that is actually a rocket that is shot into space.

Notes

Sequel to Tales to Astonish #7's "I Spent Midnight With the Thing on Bald Mountain".

Show/hide 54. New Glasses Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
K-368

Credits

Author
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8.
Show/hide 55. I-Am-The-Genie! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-559

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1960)
I – Am – The – Genie!
 
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (November 1970)
I-Am-the-Genie!
Printed in
Australia
Doomsday (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #8 ([April 1973?])
I-Am-The-Genie!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8.
Show/hide 56. Mummex --- King of the Mummies! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Monster; occult
Code
T-563

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Wesley Wong (color reconstruction)

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Also printed
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (November 1970)
Mummex---King of the Mummies!
 
Australia
Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1980? series) #2 ([1979?])
Mummex---King of the Mummies!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8.
 
From Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1959)
Show/hide 57. Tales to Astonish #9 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 58. Return of the Genie! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult
Code
T-637

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 59. No Way Out Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-623

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 60. I Saw Droom the Living Lizard! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Monster
Code
T-634

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 61. Time-Stream Rescue Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
9685

Credits

Author
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 62. Fangs of the Bear Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-635

Credits

Art
Doug Wildey
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #9.
Show/hide 63. Tales to Astonish #10 Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monster

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colours
Will Glass (color reconstruction)
? [as All Thumbs Creative] (color reconstruction)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10

Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, February 2009. Original indexer had not credited an inker.

Show/hide 64. I Was Trapped by Titano the Monster That Time Forgot! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Monster
Code
T-686

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10.
Show/hide 65. The Flying Saucer That Was Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
C-486

Credits

Author
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10.
Show/hide 66. Only I Know When the World Will End!!! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-685

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

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First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10 (July 1960)
Only I Know When the World Will End!!!
Also printed
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (November 1970)
Only I Know When the World Will End!!!
 
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #12 ([April 1973?])
Only I Know When the World Will End!!!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10.
Show/hide 67. Something Lurks Inside Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
T-969

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Colours
Tom Mullin (color reconstruction)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10 (July 1960)
Something Lurks Inside!
Also printed
United States
Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (November 1970)
Something Lurks Inside!
 
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #12 ([April 1973?])
Something Lurks Inside!
 
Australia
Fear (Yaffa/Page, 1980? series) #2 ([1979?])
Something Lurks Inside!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10.
 
From Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #10 (July 1960)
Show/hide 68. What Was the Strange Power of Simon Drudd!! Comic story, 5 pages
Show/hide 69. Biographies Text article, 4 pages

Credits

Author
John Rhett Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Short biographies of Ayers, Burgos, Buscema, Davis, Ditko, Heck, Kirby, Lee, Lieber, Reinman, Sinnott and Williamson.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39251

Cover added

  • 29/03/2010

Index completed

  • 29/03/2010