(May 1968)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US format then standard modern US format
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound (#12-31) then saddle-stitched (#32-105)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The Sorceror; The Synthetic Man
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru; Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Joe Maneely; Jack Kirby; Mort Lawrence
Inks:
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Joe Maneely; Jack Kirby; More Lawrence
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover includes images from interior stories. Credits include Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Gary Friedrich, John Verpoorten, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Flo Steinberg.

The Reprehensible Riddle of... the Sorceror! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Harry Osborne; Gwen Stacy; The Sorceror (introduction); The Synthetic Man (introduction, an android)
Reprints:

[Queen of the Sub-Sea Realm] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
E-430

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Tarna; Mephistios
Reprints:

The Return of... the Human Torch (Table of Contents)

Human Torch [golden age] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Doctor Markov; Toro's uncle Julius (death); Chief Wilson
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Mercury In the 20th Century (Table of Contents)

Mercury / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin A. Burstein [as Martin A. Bursten] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Jack Kirby

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mercury (introduction, origin); Pluto (introduction); Jupiter (introduction); Minerva (introduction); Vulcan (introduction); Aeolus (introduction); Diana (introduction); Apollo (introduction); Heinrich Goertz (introduction); L-5 [Thea Shilhausen] (introduction)
Synopsis:
Jupiter considers who he can send to save the world from Pluto's machinations, and settles on his son Mercury. After declaring his intentions to Pluto (who is masquerading as Rudolph Hendler, leader of Prussialand), Mercury blocks torpedoes, intercepts marching orders and evades the traps of Hendler's lackeys as he brings the course of war to a halt.
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Indexer Notes

Art and lettering credits from Greg Theakston. Harry Mendryk disputes the Kirby inking credit at http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/621

[Tournament of Doom!] (Table of Contents)

Black Knight [Sir Percy] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Knight [Sir Percy]; Lady Rosamund; Merlin; King Arthur; Modred; Hawkes
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Indexer Notes

Title from cover. Stan Lee writer credit removed based on information from the Timely/Atlas discussion list.

The Girl Who Was Afraid! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence
Inks:
Mort Lawrence
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Adu Bey; Shika
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Reprehensible Riddle of... the Sorceror!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [Queen of the Sub-Sea Realm]
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. The Return of... the Human Torch
    Human Torch [golden age]
  6. 5. Mercury In the 20th Century
    Mercury
  7. 6. [Tournament of Doom!]
    Black Knight [Sir Percy]
  8. 7. The Girl Who Was Afraid!
    Captain America
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