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Issue Details

Issue #139
Published October 1955
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "The Nothing Man!"

5 page story "The Nothing Man!"

Synopsis When a boxing hopeful invents a powder that makes him invisible in the ring, he becomes middle-weight champ. He decides the speed limit doesn't apply to him, since he knows the police can't see him, but after waking from a nap he finds that the police have constructed a jail around him.
Script Stan Lee ?
Pencils Pete Tumlinson
Inks Pete Tumlinson

2 page text story "Weather Man"

Characters Chuck; Harry Davis; Dr. Ramsay
Synopsis The weather reporter at a newspaper realizes that the weather is being manipulated somehow in an effort to destroy Earth's crops and helps the government stop the attack.
Genre science fiction
Letters typeset
Reprinted in Journey Into Unknown Worlds (Marvel, 1950 series) #53 (January 1957) [as "The Dry Earth"]; in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #72 (December 1959); in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #20 (August 1961); in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #86 (November 1962); in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 2006 series) #2 (2008)

5 page story "Danger From Nowhere!"

Synopsis A pilot who breaks the sound barrier hears voices plotting an invasion of America which turn out to be from Napoleon.
Script Stan Lee ?

4 page story "The Sleeper!"

Synopsis A father of a little boy finds out that even toys have parents too.
Script Stan Lee ?
Pencils Bill Benulis
Inks Bill Benulis

4 page story "The Talking Box!"

Synopsis When an atomic war destroys civilization, the primitives who are left use an old phonograph recording of a message of peace to psyche themselves up for the war raids they inflict upon neighboring tribes.
Script Stan Lee ?

5 page story "The Unseen Audience!"

Synopsis A circus clown is unaware that his performance is being viewed by an appreciative alien ambassador.
Script Stan Lee ?
Pencils Dick Ayers
Inks Dick Ayers