(September 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Brand:
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Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man, Thor, Human Torch, Ant-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #7 cover); Jack Kirby (Journey Into Mystery #86, Tales to Astonish #39, Strange Tales #102 covers)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #7 cover); Dick Ayers (Journey Into Mystery #86, Tales to Astonish #39, Strange Tales #102 covers)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard
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The Return of the Vulture (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vulture; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson
Synopsis:
The Vulture escapes from prison and Spider-Man finds a new way to defeat him, despite having a sprained arm that limits him to using one arm.
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Indexer Notes

References Spider-Man #2.

Part 1: "Prisoner of the Wizard" (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [Johnny Storm] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Wizard (Origin, Intro); The Destroyer (cameo on film)
Synopsis:
The Wizard decides to defeat the Torch by kidnapping him and convincing the world the Torch has turned criminal, but the Wizard is tripped up when Johnny calls in his sister.
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Indexer Notes

References Strange Tales #101. First appearance (and origin) of the Wizard.

Part 2: "Wizard's Wiles!" (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [Johnny Storm] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]
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Strange Coins (Table of Contents)

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for coin catalog and coins from Littleton Coin Co. Appears between pages 11-12 of "Wizard" story sequence.

Start Your Own Business! (Table of Contents)

Christy Trades School, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for electronic appliance repair training from Christy Trades School, Inc.

"On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-913

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Don Blake]; U.S. Army personnel; Zarrko; Jane Foster; Odin
Synopsis:
Zarrko of the year 2262 goes back in time and steals a cobalt bomb in 1962, but Thor chases him forward in time and defeats him.
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Indexer Notes

Job number not listed in comic, came from the splash page of the original art. Presented in two parts; Part 2 is titled "Flight To The Future."

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset
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Characters:
Frankenstein

Indexer Notes

Ad for Honor House Products Corp. novelties. Appears between pages 2-3 of "Thor" story sequence.

Is Your Hair Growing or Going? (Table of Contents)

Ward's Formula / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Ward's Formula for re-growing hair, from H. H. Ward & Co. Appears between pages 6-7 of "Thor" story sequence.

Stamps / Shop By Mail (Table of Contents)

various / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Various ads for stamps companies and other items. Appears between pages 11-12 of "Thor" story sequence.

Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too! (Table of Contents)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Grit newspaper sales from Grit Publishing Co. Appears between pages 11-12 of "Thor" story sequence.

Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man / comic story / 10 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]; The Scarlet Beetle
Synopsis:
A red beetle is given a human-type brain through exposure to radiation and steals Ant-Man's enlarging gas to try and take over the world, using other insects as an army. But Ant-Man still controls the ants and together they defeat the Beetle.
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Shop By Mail / Stamps (Table of Contents)

various / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Various ads for stamps companies and other items, including one to purchase comic books by Argosy Books. Appears between pages 2-3 of "Ant-Man" story sequence.

Now...Fear No Man! Don't Be Bullied! (Table of Contents)

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Master System of oriental fighting arts from Precise Publications. Appears between pages 6-7 of "Ant-Man" story sequence.

Now You Can Join! (Table of Contents)

Turbonique / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Turbonique super-speed equipment for engines. Appears between pages 6-7 of "Ant-Man" story sequence.

200 Pc. Set World War II Soldiers (Table of Contents)

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for 200 piece set of World War II Soldiers toy from Lucky Products, Inc.

3 Complete Fishing Outfits... (Table of Contents)

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for fishing outfit from Niresk Discount Sales, on inside back cover.

If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People... (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for Christmas Card catalog and approvals for sale from Wallace Brown, Inc., on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man, Thor, Human Torch, Ant-Man
  2. 1. The Return of the Vulture
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Part 1: "Prisoner of the Wizard"
    Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
  4. 3. Part 2: "Wizard's Wiles!"
    Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
  5. 4. Strange Coins
    Littleton Coin Co.
  6. 5. Start Your Own Business!
    Christy Trades School, Inc.
  7. 6. "On the Trail of the Tomorrow Man!"
    Thor
  8. 7. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  9. 8. Is Your Hair Growing or Going?
    Ward's Formula
  10. 9. Stamps / Shop By Mail
    various
  11. 10. Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too!
    Grit
  12. 11. Vengeance of the Scarlet Beetle
    Ant-Man
  13. 12. Shop By Mail / Stamps
    various
  14. 13. Now...Fear No Man! Don't Be Bullied!
    Precise Publications
  15. 14. Now You Can Join!
    Turbonique
  16. 15. 200 Pc. Set World War II Soldiers
    Lucky Products, Inc.
  17. 16. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits...
    Niresk Discount Sales
  18. 17. If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People...
    Wallace Brown Cards
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