(April 1966)

Marvel, 1965 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Animated Timely Features, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Ant-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four & Tales to Astonish covers); Steve Ditko (Spider-Man cover)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four cover); Steve Ditko (Spider-Man cover); Dick Ayers (Tales to Astonish cover)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Protector [Gerald Marsh]

Indexer Notes

Contains cover reproductions, with some modifications, from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 Series) #3, The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 Series) #4, and Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 Series) #37.

A Message From Your Bullpen! (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Sol Brodsky; Dick Ayers
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside from cover featuring scenes from interior stories, with gray tones added by Marie Severin. Credits include Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Marie Severin Stan Goldberg and Flo Steinberg.

The Menace of the Miracle Man, Chapter I (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Miracle Man (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Miracle Man performs his super-villain debut at his magic show by humiliating the Thing.
Reprints:

[The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter II: The Monster Lives! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Miracle Man
Synopsis:
Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue.
Reprints:

[The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter III: The Flame that Died! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Miracle Man
Synopsis:
Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars statue and Invisible Girl stows away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen.
Reprints:

[The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter IV: In the Shadow of Defeat! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Miracle Man
Synopsis:
The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man.
Reprints:

[The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter V: The Final Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Miracle Man
Synopsis:
Miracle Man is defeated, but at the cost of the Human Torch leaving the Fantastic Four.
Reprints:

Trapped by the Protector! [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

The Astonishing Ant-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Protector [Gerald Marsh]
Synopsis:
Ant-Man deals with a dangerous extortionist, who turns out to be disguised as one of the victimized jewelers.
Reprints:

[Trapped by the Protector!] Part 2: Face-to-Face With the Protector! (Table of Contents)

The Astonishing Ant-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Protector [Gerald Marsh]
Reprints:

Nothing Can Stop...the Sandman (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-362

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Betty Brant (introduction); J Jonah Jameson; Sandman [Flint Marko] (introduction; origin)
Synopsis:
The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Ant-Man
  2. 1. A Message From Your Bullpen!
  3. 2. The Menace of the Miracle Man, Chapter I
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter II: The Monster Lives!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter III: The Flame that Died!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter IV: In the Shadow of Defeat!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. [The Menace of the Miracle Man] Chapter V: The Final Challenge!
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. Trapped by the Protector! [Part 1]
    The Astonishing Ant-Man
  9. 8. [Trapped by the Protector!] Part 2: Face-to-Face With the Protector!
    The Astonishing Ant-Man
  10. 9. Nothing Can Stop...the Sandman
    Spider-Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose