(April 1967)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except November, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Kraven the Hunter! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Kraven
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Corrected inker credits from Tom Hardee. Originally credited to Mike Esposito.

In the Hands of the Hunter! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Kraven the Hunter; Green Goblin; May Parker; Anna Watson; Mary Jane Watson; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; Ned Leeds; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Frederick Foswell; Flash Thompson
Reprints:

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents)

Thor; Marvel Collectors' Item Classics; Tales of Suspense / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Thor (Marvel, 1966 series) #138 (March 1967); Marvel Collectors' Item Classics (Marvel, 1965 series) #8 (April 1967); Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #88 (April 1967), with covers shown, and all advertised as "Now On Sale!". Located between story pages 4 and 5.

A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for the Marvel Super-Heroes TV show. Gene Colan had a motorcycle (for a while); Larry Lieber has a bad back, as does Bill Everett. New Bullpen backup is Johnny Verpoorten. Roy Thomas gave up a scholarship to George Washington University to write for Marvel. Praise for Jack Kirby. Also Mighty Marvel Checklist and the names of 25 M.M.M.S. members

Check These Groovy Marvel Goodies!! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promo for Marvel character t-shirts and sweat shirts and the Marvel stationery kit.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
John F. Hayes (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Part of Marvel products promo page. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1966. Average paid circulation for last 12 months was 340,155. Issue nearest filing date: 362,700.

["Dear Stan and John, While thumbing thru a Brand Echh comic..."] (Table of Contents)

The Spider's Web / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Gerard Addonizio; A. Rothholtz, H. Kwitter, A. Bulin, M. Segal; Johnny Fisher; Charles Cwynar; Rod Price; Bruce Rice; and John Cross. Includes two panels reproduced from previous issues.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kraven the Hunter!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. In the Hands of the Hunter!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Thor; Marvel Collectors' Item Classics; Tales of Suspense
  4. 3. A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Check These Groovy Marvel Goodies!!
    Marvel Comics
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
  7. 6. ["Dear Stan and John, While thumbing thru a Brand Echh comic..."]
    The Spider's Web
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