(October 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

"The Power! The Passion! The Pride!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
F: Thor; GA: Odin; Balder; Ularic; Hooded Man [Harris Hobbs]; Jane Foster; V: Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Sgt. Fury; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; John Severin
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Steve Ditko; John Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Genre:
spy; superhero; war
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Medusa; Gorgon; Dragon Man; Spider-Man; The Cat; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandoes [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; "Rebel" Ralston; Dino Manelli; Izzy Cohen; Percival Pinkerton]; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Hydra agents

Indexer Notes

Promos for Fantastic Four #44, Amazing Spider-Man #30, Sgt. Fury #23 and Strange Tales #138 using stats of their covers. Also includes another 25 members of the M.M.M.S.

The 1965 Marvel Annuals (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers; Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Spider-Man; Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandoes [Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; "Rebel" Ralston; Dino Manelli; Izzy Cohen; Percival Pinkerton; Eric Koenig]; Baron Strucker; Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp]; X-Men [Cyclops; Iceman; Angel; Marvel Girl; Beast]; Professor X; Hulk; Ringmaster; Dr. Strange; Thor; Hercules; Loki; Radio-Active Man; Duplicate Thor; Lava Man;

Indexer Notes

Promo for Fantastic Four Annual #3, Amazing Spider-Man Annual #2, Marvel Tales Annual #2, Sgt. Fury Annual #1 and Journey into Mystery Annual #1 using a reprint of their covers.

Maelstrom! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Balder; Asgardians
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 4.

[Marvel T-Shirts] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics T-Shirts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Marie Severin; Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Marie Severin; Frank Giacoia; Dick Ayers; Chic Stone; Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the following T-Shirts (including pictures): Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandoes, Hulk, Thor, Daredevil, Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Cling Barton]; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver]; Dr. Strange; Western (Kid Colt, Two-Gun Kid, Rawhide Kid); Iron Man; Professor X and the X-Men. Thor illo is likely drawn by Marie Severin.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Joe Sweeney, Charlie Loving, George Tsakiris, Roxana Richardson, Tom Copeland, James Larsen and Walter Irwin. Also includes an advertisement for Journey Into Mystery Annual #1, the Marvel T-Shirts; the 1965 annuals, M.M.M.S. membership and next issue teaser.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thor
  2. 1. "The Power! The Passion! The Pride!"
    Thor
  3. 2. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Sgt. Fury; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  4. 3. The 1965 Marvel Annuals
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Sgt. Fury; Thor
  5. 4. Maelstrom!
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. [Marvel T-Shirts]
    Marvel Comics T-Shirts
  7. 6. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes
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