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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published December 1957
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee
Notes Distributed to newstands in September 1957. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. The stories in this issue all bear the logo reading "The editors guarantee that this is one of the most Astonishing stories you've ever read!" used by the cancelled Astonishing (Marvel, 1952 series) perhaps indicating that this issue was built on an unpublished pre-implosion issue. Some information on this issue supplied by the Timely/Atlas list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.

Cover Details - "Phantom Of The Farm!"

Pencils Bill Everett
Inks Bill Everett

4 page story "The Girl Who Fell"

Pencils Richard Doxsee
Inks Richard Doxsee

4 page story "It's Harmless...I Think"

Pencils Mac Pakula
Inks Mac Pakula

2 page text story "Movie Maker"

Characters Matt Mastodon; Gil Feeley; Hodge Podges
Synopsis A movie executive fires the only person who disagrees with him on about a movie on a newly discovered world, but the boy turns out to have an inside connection with the aliens and makes his own film.
Genre science fiction
Letters typeset
Reprinted from Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #45 (July 1956) [originally titled "Movie Marvel"]

4 page story "Spare Me, Please!"

Pencils Al Eadeh
Inks Al Eadeh

4 page story "Quarantine!"

Pencils Robert Q. Sale
Inks Robert Q. Sale

3 page story "Handsome Harry's Wife!"

Pencils Chris Rule
Inks Chris Rule

4 page story "The Phantom of the Farm!"

Pencils Bernie Krigstein
Inks Bernie Krigstein