(December 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 Comics Group
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

While a Universe Trembles! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

images of Loki, Odin, Demon and the Absorbing Man taken from earlier stories. The unaltered art originally had Thor on the cover alone.

While a Universe Trembles! (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:
Thor; Odin; Harris Hobbs; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Demon
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Demon.

More Triumphs For Marvel! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Joe Sinnott; Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek ?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Crystal; Triton; Lockjaw]

Indexer Notes

Promo for Fantastic Four #46 includes a cover repro and a promo for Marvel Collector's Item Classics #1 with a partial reprint (top half) of it's cover.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Nutty News and Notes From One Marvel Madman to Another [January 1966]; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Marvel Collector's Item Classics and the announcement that Marvel was dropping the Marvel Pop-Art Productions name. Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #46, Spider-Man #32, Avengers #23, X-Men #15, Daredevil #11, Tales of Suspense #73, Strange Tales #140, Tales to Astonish #75 and Sgt. Fury #25. A M.M.M.S. coupon, a list of 25 M.M.M.S. members and the contents of the previous months "mysterious mailing tube" was revealed (a Spider-Man poster).

The Jaws of the Dragon! (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:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Balder; Odin; Hogun; Volstagg; Asgardians; Utgard Dragon (introduction, dies)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Odinsword Quest Part 6

Who Says That Marvel Madness Isn't Taking Over the World?!! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Dick Ayers; Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thing; Iron Man; Daredevil; Quicksilver; Invisible Girl; Thor; Sub-Mariner; Dr. Strange; Sgt. Fury; Rawhide Kid; Spider-Man; Hulk; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]

Indexer Notes

Promos for Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery (with a couple of pieces shown), The Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt (with an example shown) and the Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster advertised in the Marvel Bullpen Bulletins page.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Charles Ditto, Thomas Chicarelle, William L. McCord, Jr., John McAllister, P. Michael Cohen and Paul Sinkevich. Includes a Thor image from a previous story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. While a Universe Trembles!
    Thor
  2. 1. While a Universe Trembles!
    Thor
  3. 2. More Triumphs For Marvel!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Nutty News and Notes From One Marvel Madman to Another [January 1966]; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. The Jaws of the Dragon!
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. Who Says That Marvel Madness Isn't Taking Over the World?!!
    Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster
  7. 6. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes
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