(June 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

Issue Notes

Original entry for Editor was Roy Thomas but comic lists Stan Lee.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Tales of the Watcher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (cover repros)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four cover); Don Heck (Tales of Suspense cover); Dick Ayers (Incredible Hulk cover)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gargantus; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Watcher; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
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Indexer Notes

Contains cover reproductions, with some modifications, from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 Series) #4, Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 Series) #40, and The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 Series) #3.

Who Says This Isn't The Marvel Age of Comics? (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Larry Lieber
Inks:
Sol Brodsky; Dick Ayers; George Roussos; Stve Ditko; Don Heck
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gigantus; Doctor Stephen Strange; Watcher; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones

Indexer Notes

Inside front 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 Coming of...Sub-Mariner!, Chapter 1: On the Trail of the Torch! (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-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 2: Enter the Sub-Mariner! (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis:
Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 3: Let the World Beware! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis:
The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 4: Sub-Mariner's Revenge! (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Giganto (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter: 5 Return to the Deep! (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-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Giganto (death)
Synopsis:
The Thing walks into Giganto with a bomb and blows him up. The Human Torch sweeps the Sub-Mariner and Giganto away into the sea. The Sub-Mariner says "I'll be back!"
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Iron Man versus Gargantus! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
X-131

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gargantus (introduction, origin); Jeanne; Marion
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Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange] (introduction); Wong (introduction, unnamed); Ancient One [Yao] (introduction, called "the Master"); Nightmare (introduction)
Synopsis:
Doctor Strange is called on by a man having bad dreams, and confronts Nightmare. The man’s dreams reveal that he is guilty of fraud and Strange makes him confess.
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Keywords:
magic

The Saga of the Sneepers! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu] (narrator)
Synopsis:
An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them. With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat.
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Banished to Outer Space (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-869

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner] (Brief Origin); Rick Jones; Thunderbolt Ross
Synopsis:
The military captures Rick and Ross convinces him that they need the Hulk to test a new experimental rocket for national security; Rick tricks the jade giant into the capsule but once it is shot into space, he realizes that Ross deceived him to get rid of his foe; Rick overrides the programming and returns the rocket to earth but not before Banner (he transformed back to his human form when the rocket came into view of the sun) is doused with further radiation; The Hulk is now unable to revert to his human form and is under Rick's control but only while Rick remains awake.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Tales of the Watcher
  2. 1. Who Says This Isn't The Marvel Age of Comics?
  3. 2. The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!, Chapter 1: On the Trail of the Torch!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 2: Enter the Sub-Mariner!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 3: Let the World Beware!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 4: Sub-Mariner's Revenge!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter: 5 Return to the Deep!
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. Iron Man versus Gargantus!
    Iron Man
  9. 8. Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic!
    Dr. Strange
  10. 9. The Saga of the Sneepers!
    Tales of the Watcher
  11. 10. Banished to Outer Space
    The Hulk
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