(December 1965)

Marvel, 1951 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 Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Brave Die Hard! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Dr. Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Joe Sinnott; Marie Severin (Dr. Strange figure)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott; Marie Severin (Dr. Strange figure)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange; Nick Fury
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Strange figure by Marie Severin; credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (26 July 2005); original indexer credited Steve Ditko. SHIELD panel taken from splash of interior story.

The Brave Die Hard! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Nick Fury; HYDRA; Supreme Hydra (?); Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabe Jones; Agent G [Laura Brown] (unnamed); Leslie Farrington; Wilson; Vincent Vandergill; Arnold Brown
Synopsis:
Hydra fails to learn the location of the Braino-Saur despite their Image-Inducer. Stark tells SHIELD's directors it was designed to disarm Hydra's Betratron Bomb orbiting above Earth. Agent G helps Fury escape but he refuses to promise not to harm her father, the Supreme Hydra. Dum Dum, Gabe and a SHIELD squad use the captured Hydra saucer to locate their HQ. In the Imperial Industries boardroom tremors shake the building forcing everyone to flee. Below, Supreme Hydra learns of his daughters treachery. SHIELD attacks and he sends his Tiger Squad aware that it may mean his own daughter's death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 7. Name of HYDRA's leader changed from "Imperial Hydra" to "Supreme Hydra" in this episode.

Beware...! Dormammu is Watching! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange; Baron Mordo; Dormammu; The Ancient One; Clea (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Dormammu reveals The Ancient One, who tells Strange he must fight on, and he can only expect token aid. Dormammu forces Clea to watch Strange's defeat. Strange and Mordo square off and battle. After a time, Dormammu grows frustrated at how Mordo has been out-fought, and prepares to strike personally...!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 10 of 17.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Brave Die Hard!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Dr. Strange
  2. 1. The Brave Die Hard!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. 2. Beware...! Dormammu is Watching!
    Dr. Strange
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry R. Kujawa
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Thomas G. Lammers