(June 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Zenith Books, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Now Unto Us Is Born... The Magician! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Dan Adkins (signed) [as A.]
Inks:
Dan Adkins (signed) [as A.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange
Reprints:

The Coming of... Dr. Strange (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Dan Adkins
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of Dr. Strange. Stephen Strange seeks out the Ancient One in Himalayas in hope of a cure for his damaged nerves. He discovers that Mordo, a pupil of the Ancient One, is plotting to kill his teacher. Strange warns the Ancient One and then asks to study the mystic arts.

["Dear Stan, Roy, and Dan, Dr. Strange is Marvel's most unique superhero..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Dan Adkins
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Harvey Scott; Erik Stone; David Lomazoff; Vic Rosello; George Olshevsky; H.B.; and Don McRitchie. Also includes two panels reproduced from previous issues.

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

Spider-Man; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita; Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita; Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Gwen Stacy; Captain George Stacy; Thor; Ulik; Sif; Balder; Karnilla; Loki

Indexer Notes

House ad for Amazing Spider-Man #61 (June 1968) and Thor #152 (May 1968), both advertised as "Now On Sale!".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Now Unto Us Is Born... The Magician!
    Dr. Strange
  2. 1. The Coming of... Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan, Roy, and Dan, Dr. Strange is Marvel's most unique superhero..."]
    Strange Mails
  4. 3. Two More Triumphs For Marvel..!
    Spider-Man; Thor
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  • Tony R. Rose
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