Essential Ant Man #1

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
February 2002
Page count
576
Cover price
14.95 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/132094

Credits

Editing
Matty Ryan

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Ant-Man) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colours
Chris Dickey
Editing
Matty Ryan

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Printed in
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #36

Notes

Collects the Ant-Man, Giant-Man and Wasp stories from Tales to Astonish #27 and 35-69.

Show/hide 1. The Man in the Ant Hill! (Henry Pym (Ant-Man)) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Henry Pym (Ant-Man)
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #27
Show/hide 2. The Man in the Ant Hill! (Henry Pym) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Henry Pym
Genre
Science-fiction
Characters
Henry Pym

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
John Duffy
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #27 (January 1962)

Notes

Pym invents his reducing and growth potions, but does not yet assume his costumed Ant-Man identity. This story is the first to feature Henry Pym, who will become the Ant-Man in issue #35.

Show/hide 3. The Return of the Ant-Man! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1979?])
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #35
Show/hide 4. Return of the Ant-Man (Ant-Man) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Henry Pym [Ant-Man (first appearance)]

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
John Duffy
Editing
Stan Lee

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Based on
United States
Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964)
Return of the Ant-Man
First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #35 (September 1962)
The Return of the Ant-Man
Also printed
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 ([1977?])
Return of the Ant-Man Part 2: An Army of Ants Part 3: The Ant-Man’s Revenge
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1979?])
Return of the Ant-Man Part 2: An Army of Ants Part 3: The Ant-Man’s Revenge”

Notes

Henry Pym becomes the costumed hero, Ant-Man! Official 1st installment of Ant-Man's series in Tales to Astonish. The previous story, from #27, was a one-shot.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #36 (October 1962)
Untitled
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #36
Show/hide 6. The Challenge of Comrade X! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee

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First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #36 (October 1962)
The Challenge of Comrade X!  (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
Marvel's Greatest Comics (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1980?])
The Challenge of Comrade X!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #36 (October 1962)
Show/hide 7. The Unknown Protector!! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #37 (November 1962)
The Unknown Protector!!
 (black and white)
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #37
Show/hide 8. Trapped by the Protector! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Ray Holloway
Editing
Stan Lee

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First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #37 (November 1962)
Trapped by the Protecter! [Part 1]  (black and white)
 
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #37 (November 1962)
[Trapped by the Protecter!] Part 2 Face-to-Face With the Protector!  (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
Marvel's Greatest Comics (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1980?])
Trapped by the Protecter! [Part 1]
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #37 (November 1962)
Show/hide 9. Betrayed by the Ants! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #38

Notes

Cover inks credit from the GCD index to the original publication.

Show/hide 10. Betrayed by the Ants!! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Egghead (first appearance)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
John Duffy
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #38 (December 1962)
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #86 (November 1962)
On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!
First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #39 (January 1963)
Untitled
 (black and white)
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #39
Show/hide 12. The Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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Based on
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #39 (January 1963)
The Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #4 (September 1966)
Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #3 ([February 1982?])
The Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #39 (January 1963)
Show/hide 13. The Day the Ant-Man Failed! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #40

Notes

Inks credit from GCD index to the original publication.

Show/hide 14. The Day that Ant-Man Failed! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #40 (February 1963)
Show/hide 15. Prisoner of the Slave World! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #41
Show/hide 16. Prisoner of the Slave World! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #41 (March 1963)
Show/hide 17. Voice of Doom! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #42
Show/hide 18. The Voice of Doom! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #42 (April 1963)
Show/hide 19. The Mad Master of Time! (Ant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #43
Show/hide 20. The Mad Master of Time! (Ant-Man) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Supr-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Larry Lieber (dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Ray Holloway
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #43 (May 1963)
Show/hide 21. The Creature from Kosmos!! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #44
Show/hide 22. The Creature from Kosmos! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Henry Pym [Ant-Man]; Janet Van Dyne [Wasp (first appearance)]

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Ernest Hart (as "H. E. Huntley"
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #44 (June 1963)
Show/hide 23. The Return of Egghead! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #45
Show/hide 24. The Terrible Traps of Egghead! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Egghead

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Ernest Hart (as "H. E. Huntley"
dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #45 (July 1963)
Show/hide 25. Cyclops Walks the Earth! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #46
Show/hide 26. ..When Cyclops Walks the Earth (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Ant-Man; The Wasp; The Cyclops

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Ernest Hart (as "H. E. Huntley"
dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #46 (August 1963)
Show/hide 27. Music to Scream By! (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Don Heck (Trago vignette)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Don Heck (Trago vignette)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #47
Show/hide 28. Music to Scream By (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Ernest Hart (as "H. E. Huntley"
dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
John Duffy
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #47 (September 1963)
Show/hide 29. The Porcupine (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #48
Show/hide 30. The Porcupine (Ant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
the Porcupine (first appearance)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot)
Ernest Hart (as "H. E. Huntley"
dialogue)
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #48 (October 1963)
Show/hide 31. The Living Eraser! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Art
Don Heck

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #49
Show/hide 32. The Birth of Giant-Man! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1979?])
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #49

Notes

Ant-Man becomes Giant-Man!

Show/hide 33. The Unbeatable Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #50
Show/hide 34. The Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #50
Show/hide 35. Giant-Man's Showdown with the Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #51
Show/hide 36. Showdown with the Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Giant-Man Fan Club (1st app.)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #51
Show/hide 37. Somewhere Waits a Wobbow! (The Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wasp
Genre
Super-hero; fantasy

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #51

Notes

1st of a series of fantasy stories narrated by the Wasp ("The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale").

Show/hide 38. The Black Knight Strikes! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #52
Show/hide 39. The Black Knight Strikes! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #52
Show/hide 40. Not What They Seem! (Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero; fantasy

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #52

Notes

"The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale!"

Show/hide 41. Trapped by the Porcupine! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #53
Show/hide 42. Trapped by the Porcupine! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #53 (March 1964)
Trapped by the Porcupine
Printed in
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
Trapped by the Porcupine!
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #53
Show/hide 43. When Wakes the Colossus! (Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero; fantasy

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Ray Holloway
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #53 (March 1964)
When Wakes the Colossus
Printed in
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #4 ([June 1965?])
When Wakes the Colossus!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #8 (May 1967)
When Wakes the Colossus
From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #53

Notes

"The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale"

Show/hide 44. No Place to Turn! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #54
Show/hide 45. No Place to Hide! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Don Heck
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #54
Show/hide 46. Conquest! (Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #54

Notes

"The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale!"

Show/hide 47. On the Trail of the Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #55
Show/hide 48. On the Trail of the Human Top! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #55
Show/hide 49. The Gypsy's Secret! (Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero; fantasy

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Sheri Gail
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #55

Notes

"The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale"

Show/hide 50. The Coming of the Magician! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #56
Show/hide 51. The Coming of the Magician! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #56
Show/hide 52. Beware the Bog Beast! (Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero; fantasy

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #56

Notes

"The Wasp Tells a Tale". Last fantasy story narrated by the Wasp. In her next two solo stories, she battles bad guys.

Show/hide 53. On the Trail of Spider-Man! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Spider-Man

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #57
Show/hide 54. On the Trail of the Amazing Spider-Man! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Spider-Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #57
Show/hide 55. A Voice in the Dark! (Wasp) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #57

Synopsis

The Wasp battles a jewel thief.

Show/hide 56. The Coming of Colossus (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #58
Show/hide 57. The Coming of... Colossus (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Captain America

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #58
Show/hide 58. The Magician and the Maiden! (Wasp) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Larry Lieber
Art
Larry Lieber
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #58

Synopsis

The Wasp battles the Magician.

Notes

Last Wasp solo story.

Show/hide 59. The Incredible Hulk... Battles Giant-Man (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Hulk

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #59
Show/hide 60. Enter: the Hulk (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Spider-Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #59
Show/hide 61. Let's Learn About Hank and Jan... (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #59

Notes

5 pg. feature gives info about Hank's powers, skills and weapons, with a map of his penthouse H. Q. The last panel promises a similar feature about Jan in the next issue, but Jan's feature was not published. (Instead, the Hulk's series in Tales to Astonish begins next issue.)

Show/hide 62. Untitled (Giant-Man and the Wasp (left half) / Hulk (right half)) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp (left half) / Hulk (right half)
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #60

Notes

Split covers begin, with one half featuring Giant-Man and the other half featuring the Hulk.

Show/hide 63. The Beasts of Berlin! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #60
Show/hide 64. Captured at Last! / Now Walks the Android! (Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #61
Show/hide 65. Now Walks the Android (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Joe Orlando [Uncredited]
Inks
George Roussos
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #61

Notes

Joe Orlando originally drew this story but refused to make changes demanded by Stan Lee so Steve Ditko came in and did extensive changes to the original art. Info from Mark Evanier via Fred Hembeck.

Show/hide 66. Untitled (Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #62
Show/hide 67. Giant-Man Versus the Wonderful Wasp! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #62
Show/hide 68. Giant-Man Discovers.. the Wrecker / A Titan Rides the Train! (Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #63
Show/hide 69. The Gangsters and the Giant! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #63
Show/hide 70. Here Is... Attuma! / The Humanoid Horde Strikes! (Giant-Man / Hulk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man / Hulk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #64

Notes

The Wasp not pictured.

Show/hide 71. When Attuma Strikes! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Leon Lazarus
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #64
Show/hide 72. Introducing: The New Giant-Man! (Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #65
Show/hide 73. Presenting the New Giant-Man (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Sheri Gail
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #65
Show/hide 74. The Menace of Madam Macabre! / The Power of Doctor Banner! (Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp / Hulk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Bob Powell (Giant-Man/Wasp)
Jack Kirby (Hulk)
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #66
Show/hide 75. The Menace of Madam Macabre (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sheri Gail
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #66
Show/hide 76. Where Strides the Behemoth! / The Hidden Man and His Rays of Doom! (Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hulk / Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #67

Notes

The Wasp's last cover appearance.

Show/hide 77. The Mystery of the Hidden Man and His Rays of Doom! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #67
Show/hide 78. Peril from the Past! / Back from the Dead! (Giant-Man / Hulk) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man / Hulk
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Bob Powell (Giant-Man)
Jack Kirby (Hulk)
Inks
Vince Colletta

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #68
Show/hide 79. Peril from the Long-Dead Past! (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #68
Show/hide 80. Trapped in the Lair of the Leader! / Oh Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting? (Hulk / Giant-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hulk / Giant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #69
Show/hide 81. Oh, Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting? (Giant-Man and the Wasp) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant-Man and the Wasp
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Script
Al Hartley
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
John Guinta
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #69

Notes

Last Giant-Man/Wasp story in Tales to Astonish. Sub-Mariner begins next issue.

Show/hide 82. Untitled (Ant-Man) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ant-Man
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colours
Chris Dickey

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From GCD
from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #35 [see notes]

Notes

Back Cover. The illustration is a detail from the splash page of the Ant-Man story from Tales to Astonish #35.


Notes

Collects the Ant-Man, Giant-Man and Wasp stories from Tales to Astonish #27 and 35-69.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43892

Cover added

  • 17/02/2010

Index completed

  • 17/02/2010