(August 1965)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Pop Art Productions
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

"The Day of the Destroyer!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Thor; Destroyer; Loki; Odin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from four interior panels.

"The Day of the Destroyer!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
F: Thor; GA: Odin; Norn Queen [Karnilla]; Ularic (I); V: Loki; Destroyer; the hunter
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first appearance of Ularic (Odin's royal warlock).

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Daredevil; Sgt. Fury / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Wally Wood; Dick Ayers
Inks:
Sol Brodsky; Steve Ditko; Wally Wood; Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero; War
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Frightful Four; Medusa; Wizard; Sandman; Trapster]; Spider-Man; Molten Man; Daredevil; Matt Murdock; Karen Page; Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandoes [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; "Rebel" Ralston; Dino Manelli; Izzy Cohen; Percival Pinkerton]

Indexer Notes

Promos for Fantastic Four #42, Amazing Spider-Man #28; Daredevil #9 and Sgt. Fury #21 using reprints of the covers.

Another Annual Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Thor; Hercules; Loki; Radio-Active Man; Thor Duplicate; Lava Man

Indexer Notes

Promo for Journey Into Mystery Annual #1 using the cover.

"Gather, Warriors!" (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
Superhero; Fantasy
Characters:
I: Hogun; Fandral; and Volstagg (the Warriors Three); GS: Thor; Loki; Odin; Balder; V: Kroda (I); Magrat (I)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 2, first appearances of Hogun, Fandral and Volstagg (the Warriors Three) and Kroda and Magrat.

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page! (Table of Contents)

M.M.M.S.; Official Marvel Stationery; Spider-Man T-Shirt / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Thing

Indexer Notes

Advertisements for Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery, Amazing Spider-Man T-Shirt and a list of 25 M.M.M.S. members names.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes; Mighty Marvel Check List / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Jack Friedman, Paul Del Colle and Richard Walls. Also includes an advertisement for the official Marvel stationery, an advertisement for Journey Into Mystery Annual #1 and the Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now. Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #42, Spider-Man #28, Avengers #19, X-Men #12, Daredevil #9, Strange Tales #136, Tales of Suspense #69, Tales to Astonish #71 and Sgt. Fury #21.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "The Day of the Destroyer!"
    Thor
  2. 1. "The Day of the Destroyer!"
    Thor
  3. 2. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Daredevil; Sgt. Fury
  4. 3. Another Annual Masterpiece
    Thor
  5. 4. "Gather, Warriors!"
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
    M.M.M.S.; Official Marvel Stationery; Spider-Man T-Shirt
  7. 6. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes; Mighty Marvel Check List
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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