(February 1967)

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)

Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane; Steve Ditko (vignette); Jack Kirby (vignette); Don Heck (vignette)
Inks:
Gil Kane; Steve Ditko (vignette); Jack Kirby (vignette); Don Heck (vignette)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America
Reprints:

"Let The Heavens Open" (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Don Heck; Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Don Heck; Russ Heath
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 and Marie Severin.

[The Search for Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Carl Burgos
Editing:
Martin Goodman (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; un-named Police Chief; Jeff (Policeman); Frank (Policeman)
Synopsis:
Embittered because the Police Chief believes Torch to be yellow because he failed to bring in the Sub-Mariner, the Torch races off to repair some of the damage Namor caused. He meets up with Betty and together they head for the Empire State Building where the Prince has been spotted, and once again drives Namor away.
Reprints:

Monsters on Mercury! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ben
Synopsis:
On Christmas eve, the first group of astronauts to land on Mercury encounter a group of friendly telepathic aliens who make them a Christmas tree.
Reprints:

[Enter: Betty Dean] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Bill Everett
Editing:
Martin Goodman (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Inspector Peterson; Betty Dean (introduction); Esther; a Nazi U-boat crew (introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis:
The police concoct a plan to use police officer Betty Dean to lay a trap to capture the Sub-Mariner, but instead she convinces Namor to fight for the Allies in the war.
Reprints:

Punishment! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Urru
Synopsis:
A man from an advanced civilization without crime or war robs an old man and is sentenced to six months on the prison planet. Only a few moments on this horrific world wracked with war, crime and disease make him resolve never to commit another crime rather than risk ever again coming back to Earth.
Reprints:

Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
V-559

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Cartwright; Titan
Synopsis:
John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Death Loads the Bases (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 15 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]; Sergeant Duffy; Bernard Riggley; Old Pop Grimes; Joey DiRaggio [death]; Adams [death]; The Black Toad [Chuck McArthur] (introduction, death), Charlie
Synopsis:
After the mysterious deaths of two baseball players for the Brooklyn Badgers, Captain America agrees to pitch for the team in order to draw the murderer out of hiding.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America
  2. 1. "Let The Heavens Open"
  3. 2. [The Search for Sub-Mariner]
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Monsters on Mercury!
  5. 4. [Enter: Betty Dean]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Punishment!
  7. 6. Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!
  8. 7. Death Loads the Bases
    Captain America
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