(September 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in June 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Hawkeye (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index. Cover comprised of figures from interior story.

Hawkeye, the Marksman! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-742

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (introduction, origin); Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Synopsis:
A carnival marksman tries to become a super-hero, but after a misunderstanding with the police he falls in with the Black Widow. Hawkeye attacks Iron Man at the Widow's request, but when he accidentally injures his partner in the fight he flees to get her to safety.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black Widow last appears in issue #53 (May 1964), the Widow and Hawkeye next appear in issue #60 (December 1964).

The Runner (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[G-555]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mike; Hermes; Snaky Blake
Synopsis:
A chance encounter with Hermes teaches a boy how to run fast.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continues next issue. Printed between the pages of the Iron Man story. Below the story is a teaser for the next issue: "Iron Man Battles Captain America Next Issue! Don't Miss It!"

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertises Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964) and Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #1 (1964). Printed between the Iron Man story and the Tales of the Watcher story.

The Watcher's Power! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-732

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
Space Pirates plan to attack a rich planet, thinking the Watcher will not interfere. They are destroyed, because they unknowingly targeted the Watcher's home world, the one planet that he can interfere with.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hawkeye
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Hawkeye, the Marksman!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. The Runner
  4. 3. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  5. 4. The Watcher's Power!
    Tales of the Watcher
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ethan Hoddes
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
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