(August 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Zenith Books, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound (#1-2 saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (Captain America figure); Don Heck; Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Jack Kirby (Captain America figure); Don Heck; Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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Indexer Notes

Inks originally credited to Frank Giacoia, it was actually inked by Jack Kirby according to Mark Evanier via http://www.newsfromme.com/archives/2005_01_07.html#009393 (7 January 2005). Vignettes taken from interior stories.

"A Peerless Production.." (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Dick Ayers; Don Heck
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Don Heck
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

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

The Menace of Dr. Grimm! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Miss Ray; Betty Ross; Sgt. Duffy; Dr. Grimm (introduction, death), Gorro (introduction, death), Igan (introduction), Lomm (introduction)
Synopsis:
Blood curdling screams coming from a desolate sanitarium lead Captain America into to the most horrible mystery of his career.
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Indexer Notes

This story was originally titled "Horror Hospital".

The Case of the Fake Money Fiends (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Tom Peters; Betty Ross; counterfeiting gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky dare to enter a haunted house in order to discover what the strange noises were emanating from it, and end up breaking up a large counterfeiting ring flooding the nation with millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
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The Thing Called...It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
V-70

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professor Heinrich Munch; Munch's animated construct [only called "It" in title]
Synopsis:
A bitter scientist builds a monster to destroy his rival, failing in every attempt to animate it until the swamp accidentally gives the construct life. The creature has a conscience and refuses to murder, so its creator uses lies to turn the local people against it. In trying to kill his creation, the scientist is killed himself and another accident transfers the creature's consciousness into the scientist's human body, freeing the creature to live a noble life.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

This story is divided into two chapters: an untitled chapter 1 (6 pp) and chapter 2—"It" Lives! (7pp).

They Vanished Forever! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Captain William Reynold; Thomas Clark
Synopsis:
Sailors find the "Flying Dutchman" and take the ship's gold, despite the pleas of the ghost crew. They are turned into ghosts to replace that crew, leaving the man who refused the gold unharmed.
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I Am the Beast Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto ?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man meets an extradimensional being in his nightmares. The being tells him that the world he comes from is a paradise, but boring, and offers to switch places. The man agrees, but the traveller wakes up to find that he entered the dreams of a prisoner.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Originally titled "My Nightmare Has No End" as noted on the splash page.

Ivan the Terrible (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Howard Ferguson
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; King Peter Ross; Ivan the Terrible
Synopsis:
Out of the pages of history steps the most brutal and feared tyrant of the Middle Ages to conquer all that dare to cross his path...that is, until he picked on Captain America and Bucky.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. "A Peerless Production.."
  3. 2. The Menace of Dr. Grimm!
    Captain America
  4. 3. The Case of the Fake Money Fiends
    Captain America
  5. 4. The Thing Called...It!
  6. 5. They Vanished Forever!
  7. 6. I Am the Beast Man!
  8. 7. Ivan the Terrible
    Captain America
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