(April 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett; Jack Kirby (Captain America); Paul Reinman; Don Heck
Inks:
Bill Everett; Frank Giacoia (Captain America); Paul Reinman; Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

[From The Glory-Drenched Pages of Yesteryear] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Don Heck; Larry Lieber
Inks:
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Paul Reinman; Don Heck; Dick Ayers
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories, with gray tones added by John Verpoorten. Credits include Stan Lee, Sol Brodsky, Roy Thomas, Flo Steinberg, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and John Verpoorten.

The Human Torch versus the Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Sub-Mariner / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; John Compton
Pencils:
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos
Inks:
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Editing:
Martin Goodman (original Editor); Joe Simon ? (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; un-named Police Chief; Police Chemist Frasier
Synopsis:
Embittered when the Police Commissioner calls Torch afraid for not bringing in the Sub-Mariner as he promised, the Torch and Betty track down Namor and a battle royal begins that ends with the Fiery Fury being captured by Namor in an airless glass tube.
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I Saw Droom the Living Lizard! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 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)
Job Number:
T-634

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Droom (introduction, origin); Dr. Henry Gordon; Arnold
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a growth serum intended to solve world hunger by enlarging vegetables. A tiny exotic lizard is accidentally soaked by the liquid and grows into a giant lizard that rampages across the country. They blast it into outer space and it drifts through space frozen, eventually landing on Earth to become the first dinosaur.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. A revised version of Droom appears next in Fantastic Four / Iron Man: Big in Japan (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (December 2005).

The Man in the Beehive! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
V-765

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lucius Farnsworth; Eric
Synopsis:
An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers. He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real.
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Call Her...Medusa! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John
Synopsis:
The gorgons of myth were aliens and send an agent to modern Earth preceding an invasion. She cannot turn the first men she encounters to stone, but since she doesn't know that they're blind the invasion is cancelled.
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Death Plays the Scales!! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 13 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; Senator Alvin Benson [death]; Inspector Grimes; Senator Shores; The Fiddler (introduction, death), Haver, Hobbs
Synopsis:
Cap has to battle the evil intentions of a man who uses a domestic employment agency as a blind in order to get his Nazi agents into the homes of anti-Nazi Senators in order to kill them.
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Indexer Notes

The original title of this story was "Horror Plays the Scales".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [From The Glory-Drenched Pages of Yesteryear]
  3. 2. The Human Torch versus the Sub-Mariner
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. I Saw Droom the Living Lizard!
  5. 4. The Man in the Beehive!
  6. 5. Call Her...Medusa!
  7. 6. Death Plays the Scales!!
    Captain America
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