(June 1968)

Marvel, 1965 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1968-02-27 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Animated Timely Features, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Original entry for Editor was Roy Thomas but comic lists Stan Lee.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Colonel Nick Fury; Hate-Monger
Reprints:
Keywords:
Hate ray

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck; Paul Reinman ;George Roussos
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories. Credits include Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, John Verpoorten, Gary Freidrich, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Flo Steinberg.

The Hate-Monger! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-488

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Colonel Nick Fury (first post-war appearance, without his trademark eye-patch); Hate Monger (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Nick Fury, now a Colonel in the CIA, enlists the aid of the Fantastic Four against the Hate-Monger even though they are under the control of his Hate-Ray.
Reprints:

["This is very embarrassin'!"] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]

Indexer Notes

Thing says "This is very embarrassin!"

No One Escapes the Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-673

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts
Synopsis:
Iron Man escapes the Mandarin and destroys the ray he used to interfere with US missiles. Meanwhile, Happy struggles to keep the company operating in Tony's absence.
Reprints:

The Lady from Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
George Roussos [as Geo. Bell]
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-758

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Zota; Cleopatra VII; Ancient One [Yao]; Mark Antony (cameo)
Synopsis:
Strange finds a woman wandering the streets under a spell. After guiding her to his house, he consults his mentor. Strange travels into the past, though he's warned that if the candle employed in the spell goes out, he will be trapped there forever. In Ancient Egypt, he battles a wizard, Zota, then removes his power. While returning to the present, the candle flickers out! But he is able to use the light from his amulet to guide his way, just barely making it back. Strange reveals the woman is Cleopatra, sent to the future when she scorned Zota. He sends her back to her waiting Mark Antony.
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (introduction)
Reprints:

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House advertisement for Marvel Super-Heroes #14 and Marvel Tales #14 reprinting their covers.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Senses-Shattering Surprises Go On and On-! [June 1968]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Announcement that Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD and Dr. Strange now have their own comics, Dr. Doom, Ka-Zar and Silver Surfer will be coming out in '68, the final rank of Marveldom is FFF (Fearless Front Facer) and is someone given this honorary rank by Stan Lee and a carefully chosen committee and Stan announces the new 35c Spider-Man magazine. Marvel checklist for Marvel-ous Mags on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Not Brand Echh #8, Fantastic Four #75, Spider-Man #61, Avengers #52, X-Men #44, Daredevil #40, Thor #152, Captain America #102, Incredible Hulk #104, Iron Man #2, Sub-Mariner #2, Marvel's Space-Born Superhero! Captain Marvel #2, Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD (Premiere Ish), Dr. Strange (Premiere Ish), Sgt. Fury #54, Captain Savage #3, Marvel Super-Heroes #14 and Marvel Tales #14.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Hate-Monger!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["This is very embarrassin'!"]
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. No One Escapes the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  6. 5. The Lady from Nowhere!
    Doctor Strange
  7. 6. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 3: The Search for the Hulk
    The Hulk
  8. 7. [The Coming of the Hulk] Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle!
    The Hulk
  9. 8. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  10. 9. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Senses-Shattering Surprises Go On and On-! [June 1968]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
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