(July 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, except September, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Thunder in the Netherworld! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Donald Blake]; Hercules; Pluto
Reprints:

Thunder in the Netherworld! (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 [Donald Blake]; Hercules; Pluto; Jane Foster; Tana Nile; Cerberus (introduction); The Crusher (introduction)
Synopsis:
Thor does so much damage to Hades that Pluto gives in and releases Hercules from the contract. Tana sends Jane away wandering.
Reprints:

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Romita; Various
Inks:
Joe Sinnott; John Romita; Various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Black Panther; Spider-Man; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]

Indexer Notes

Promo's for Fantastic Four #53, Amazing Spider-Man #39 and Marvel Collector's Item Classics #4 using a reprint of their cover.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Items of Lasting Insignificance From the Four Corners of Marveldom! [August 1966]; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Information on the king-size Annuals that will be published this year and other articles. Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #53, Spider-Man #39, Avengers #30, X-Men #22, Daredevil #18, Strange Tales #147, Tales of Suspense #80, Tales to Astonish #82, Sgt. Fury #32, Marvel Tales #3, Fantasy Masterpieces #3 and Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #4. A list of 26 more M.M.M.S. members.

The Fateful Change! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Harokin
Synopsis:
Thor defeats Harokin and discovers they are nearly identical in appearance. The Warriors Three free Asgard's defenders from Harokin's dungeons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Warlock's Eye Part 2.

Here He Is!! (Table of Contents)

Thing Sweat Shirt; Hulk Sweat Shirt / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Thing

Indexer Notes

Promos for the Hulk and Thing sweat shirts (with some examples).

[Spider-Man Pin-Up, Super-Hero Stationery Kit, Super-Hero T-Shirt] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Thor

Indexer Notes

Promos for Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery, the Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt (with an example shown) and the Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster (with an example shown).

The M.M.M.S. Still Wants You! (Table of Contents)

M.M.M.S. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Thing

Indexer Notes

Promo with a coupon for joining M.M.M.S..

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Bob Sheridan, Russell Bullock, Jr., Saevar Peterson and James Infantine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Thunder in the Netherworld!
    Thor
  2. 1. Thunder in the Netherworld!
    Thor
  3. 2. More Marvel Masterpieces...
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Items of Lasting Insignificance From the Four Corners of Marveldom! [August 1966]; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. The Fateful Change!
    Tales of Asgard
  6. 5. Here He Is!!
    Thing Sweat Shirt; Hulk Sweat Shirt
  7. 6. [Spider-Man Pin-Up, Super-Hero Stationery Kit, Super-Hero T-Shirt]
    Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster
  8. 7. The M.M.M.S. Still Wants You!
    M.M.M.S.
  9. 8. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes
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