(August 1966)

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

They Strike From Space! (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]
Reprints:

They Strike From Space! (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; Ares; Jane Foster; Tana Nile; Odin; Rigel Colonizers (introduction)
Synopsis:
Tana Nile stakes a claim on Earth. Thor starts to fight towards Rigel to rescue Earth.
Reprints:

Two More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.85 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Black Panther; Wyatt Wingfoot; Inhumans [Medusa; Black Bolt; Triton; Crystal; Karnak; Gorgon]; Captain America

Indexer Notes

Promo's for Fantastic Four #54 and Fantasy Masterpieces #4 using a reprint of their cover.

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

M.M.M.S. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thing

Indexer Notes

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked-Up to Confuse and Confound You! [September 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)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

More 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 #54, Spider-Man #40, Avengers #31, X-Men #23, Daredevil #19, Strange Tales #148, Tales of Suspense #81, Tales to Astonish #83, Sgt. Fury #33, Marvel Tales #4, Fantasy Masterpieces #4, Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #4, Sgt. Fury 25c Special #2 and Millie the Model 25c Special #5. A list of 26 more M.M.M.S. members.

The Warlock's Eye! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]
Synopsis:
Thor impersonates Harokin in order to get the Warlock's Eye.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Warlock's Eye Part 3

It's Clobberin' Time!! (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:
Thing; Hulk

Indexer Notes

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

[Super-Hero T-Shirt, Spider-Man Pin-Up, Super-Hero Stationery Kit] (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 the Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt (with an example shown), the Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster (with an example shown) and Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (2 illustrations)
Inks:
Vince Colletta (2 illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) The Residents of Fourth Floor, North Hall, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Conn., Len Olson, Robert Gersman and Peter Von Sholly. Also includes two small portions of panels from previous issues and information on the next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. They Strike From Space!
    Thor
  2. 1. They Strike From Space!
    Thor
  3. 2. Two More Marvel Masterpieces...
  4. 3. The M.M.M.S. Still Wants You!
    M.M.M.S.
  5. 4. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked-Up to Confuse and Confound You! [September 1966]; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. The Warlock's Eye!
    Tales of Asgard
  7. 6. It's Clobberin' Time!!
    Thing Sweat Shirt; Hulk Sweat Shirt
  8. 7. [Super-Hero T-Shirt, Spider-Man Pin-Up, Super-Hero Stationery Kit]
    Marvel Comics Group Official Swingin' Stationery; Marvel Comics Thor T-Shirt; Marvel Comics Spider-Man Poster
  9. 8. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes
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