(November 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
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; Ant-Man; Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (Spider-man cover reprint); Jack Kirby (Journey into Mystery, Tales to Astonish, and Strange Tales cover reprints)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man cover reprint); Dick Ayers (Journey into Mystery and Strange Tales cover reprints); Dick Ayers ? (Tales to Astonish cover reprint); Jack Kirby ? (Tales to Astonish cover reprint)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Thor; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Zemu
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Larry Lieber; Marie Severin (graytones)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; George Roussos; Marie Severin (graytones)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories with graytones and touch-ups by Marie Severin.

The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
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Prisoner of the 5th Dimension! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [Johnny Storm] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-823

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; George Bentley (real estate developer); Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo)
Synopsis:
Perfectly good houses sink into the ground after they're built. Reed suggests sabotage; a farmer blames "swamp demons." When Johnny investigates, he sees strange men with blue skin using an "electro gamma wave" ray gun to make the houses sink. The farmer, confronted, proves to be one of them as well, and he uses an "anti-matter electron" gun to make Johnny's flame go out!
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

Part 2: Trapped in Another World! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [Johnny Storm] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-823

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Zemu (despot) (Intro); Valeria (Intro); Phineas (Intro); Theos (Intro)
Synopsis:
Johnny is transported to another dimension, where, in a futuristic city, he's taken before Zemu, a despot who plans to conquer Earth, and had been trying to drive away the real estate developers from the dimensional passageway. Imprisoned in a water tank, Johnny is freed by Valeria, whose father Phineas wishes to overthrow the tyrant. Zemu's troops attack, threatening to kill the others if Johnny doesn't surrender. But he frees his new friends...
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3. 1st appearances of Zemu, Valeria, Phineas & Theos.

Part 3: The End of Zemu! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [Johnny Storm] / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-823

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zemu; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Valeria; Phineas; Theos; Mr. Harris (teacher)
Synopsis:
Johnny uses his flames to create a tornado to take out the asbestos-covered armored tanks, then writes a message in the sky to inspire an uprising! Zemu is quickly overthrown, the people can now live free, and Valeria wishes Johnny could stay. Back in school, Johnny daydreams about her, thinking "I'll never be able to get her out of my mind..." (Ah, so young!)
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Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. Zemu, Valeria & Phineas would return in Fantastic Four #158 (May 1975).

"Prisoner of the Reds!" (Table of Contents)

Thor / 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
Job Number:
V-947

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Colonel Edward Harrison
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Somewhere Waits a Wobbow! (Table of Contents)

The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-502

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Rack Morgan
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The Day That Ant-Man Failed (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Thor; Ant-Man; Human Torch
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Prisoner of the 5th Dimension!
    Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
  5. 4. Part 2: Trapped in Another World!
    Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
  6. 5. Part 3: The End of Zemu!
    Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
  7. 6. "Prisoner of the Reds!"
    Thor
  8. 7. Somewhere Waits a Wobbow!
    The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale
  9. 8. The Day That Ant-Man Failed
    Ant-Man
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