Tales of Suspense #49

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
January 1964
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18188

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Angel (Iron Man) Cover, 1 page

"My power jets are exhausted!"

Featuring

Feature
Iron Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, inker
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #20 (1992)
Untitled
 
United States
Essential Iron Man (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (November 2000)
Tales of Suspense #49  (black and white)
Printed in
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #11 (29 April 1967)
 
Der Eiserne (BSV - Williams, 1975 series) #11 ([August 1976])
 
The Invincible Iron Man Omnibus (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 (2008)
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
From GCD
from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #49 (January 1964)
 
from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #49.

Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Dick Ayers.

Show/hide 1. The New Iron Man "Meets the Angel!" (Iron Man) Comic story, 18 pages

"The sky is my element, Iron Man!"

Featuring

Feature
Iron Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
[X-514]
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Professor X [Charles Xavier]; X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers] (cameo); Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (cameo); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (cameo)]; Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo); Thor [Don Blake] (cameo); Giant-Man [Henry Pym] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)]

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Steve Ditko, penciller
 
Paul Reinman, inker [as P. Reinman]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Giant-Size Iron Man (Marvel, 1975 series) #1 ([October 1975?])
The New Iron Man Meets the Angel  (-3 pages)
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #20 (1992)
The New Iron Man Meets the Angel
 
United States
Essential Iron Man (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (November 2000)
The New Iron Man Meets the Angel!  (black and white)
Printed in
Fakkelen og jernmannen (Serieforlaget / Se-Bladene / Stabenfeldt, 1968 series) #3/1968 (1968)
 
Fantastic! (IPC, 1967 series) #11 (29 April 1967)
 
Mystic (L. Miller & Son, 1960 series) #49 (1964)
 
Der Eiserne (BSV - Williams, 1975 series) #11 ([August 1976])
 
The Invincible Iron Man Omnibus (Marvel, 2008 series) #1 (2008)
 
Spider-Man Comics Weekly (Marvel UK, 1973 series) #77 (3 August 1974)
 
Spider-Man Comics Weekly (Marvel UK, 1973 series) #78 (10 August 1974)
 
Marvel Masterworks: The Invincible Iron Man (Marvel, 2010 series) #1 (2010)
From GCD
from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #49.
 
from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #49 (January 1964)
 
from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #49

Synopsis

The Angel is affected by an atomic test done at one of Stark's weapons plants. His personality is altered and now he wants to join the Evil Mutants. The X-Men call the Avengers for help but only Iron Man is available.

Notes

Job number revealed on original art. Info per Nick Caputo.

Show/hide 2. Strange Encounter Text story, 2 pages

"The authorities have asked me for a complete account of my strange experience, and I..."

Featuring

Genre
Spy
Code
[G-47]
Characters
Andre Corday

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Joe Maneely, line art [as M.]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Original
Spy Thrillers (Marvel, 1954 series) #4 (May 1955)

Synopsis

An American tourist in Paris is unwittingly targeted by a spy as an intelligence courier and is nearly killed.

Notes

Text story with illustration.

Show/hide 3. The Saga of the Sneepers! (Tales of the Watcher) Comic story, 5 pages

"Observe this distant world!"

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Watcher
Genre
Science fiction
Code
X-464
Characters
Watcher [Uatu] (narrator); Sneepers (extraterrestrials)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter
 
Larry Lieber, scripter (script)
Art
Larry Lieber, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Marvel's Greatest Comics (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1980?])
The Saga of the Sneepers!
Printed in
Marvel Collectors' Item Classics (Marvel, 1965 series) #3 (June 1966)
 
I Fantastici Quattro (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #52 (20 Marzo 1973)
 
Weird Planets (Alan Class, 1962 series) #15 (1963)
 
Uncanny Tales (Alan Class, 1963 series) #49

Synopsis

An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them. With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat.

Notes

This is the first Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense.


Notes

Includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1963, page 420, registration number B66783.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 101555

Entry created

  • 26/05/2022

Cover added

  • 26/05/2022

Index completed

  • 26/05/2022