(September 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
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)

Phantom Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Phantom Eagle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe; John Romita; Bill Everett; Joe Maneely; Al Fagaly; Dick Ayers
Inks:
Herb Trimpe; John Romital Bill Everettl Joe Maneely; Al Fagaly ?; Dick Ayers
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, issue credits, listing of stories with one panel reprinted from each story. Credits include Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Gary Friedrich, John Verpoorten, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Robin Green.

The Phantom Eagle (Table of Contents)

Phantom Eagle / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Friedrich
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Phantom Eagle [Karl Kauffman] (introduction, origin); Capt. Rex Griffin (introduction, death); Major Jack Norris (introduction); Paula Jackson; Curly; Gen. Heinrich Von Ronstadt; Capt. Carlson (introduction, death); Germans

Indexer Notes

next app. in INCREDIBLE HULK #135

The Un-Human! (Table of Contents)

Original Human Torch [Jim Hammond] / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Original Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; The Un-Human (Introduction); Comrade X (Introduction; no appearance); Dr. Carter
Synopsis:
A spaceship flies over the city, dropping a message from "Comrade X" of the "Red Planet" saying the world will be destroyed as they need it for their growing population. A gigantic, monstrous creature with 8 heads parachutes from the craft and begins destroying the city! The Torch and Toro tackle it, but it appears fireproof. It also has a poisonous, fang-like tongue, which poisons Toro. The Torch rushes him to Dr. Carter, who says the only way to save Toro's life is with a transfusion, and The Torch is the only one with the same blood type. As buildings continue to be destroyed, The Torch uses the Doctor's chloroform to knock the creature out, then returns to give Toro the transfusion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marvel printed this story in this issue thinking that it was a reprint, rather than an unpublished 1950s story. Chronologically, this story takes place between Captain America #78 and Avengers #134 (flashback).

The Cargo of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
John Romita (signed)
Inks:
John Romita (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Captain Saunders; Crane
Synopsis:
Captain America and Bucky foil a plot to smuggle drugs into South Africa.
Reprints:

[The Black Knight Unmasked!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Knight [Sir Percy]; Modred; Hawkes; Sir Guy of Gascombe (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Death Stalks the Shipyard! (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly
Inks:
Al Fagaly
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Patriot [Jeffrey Mace]; Grosse (introduction, death); Casey; Mary
Reprints:

Vengeance!!! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Betty Dean; Elmer (introduction; death; a monster; looks like the Creature From the Black Lagoon); Prof. Zunbar (introduction); Prof. Zunbar's female aide (introduction)
Reprints:

[The Most Daringly Dramatic Superhero of All Time!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad with a reprint of the cover to Silver Surfer, The (Marvel, 1968 series) #1 (August 1968).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Eagle
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Phantom Eagle
    Phantom Eagle
  4. 3. The Un-Human!
    Original Human Torch [Jim Hammond]
  5. 4. The Cargo of Death!
    Captain America
  6. 5. [The Black Knight Unmasked!]
    Black Knight [Sir Percy]
  7. 6. Death Stalks the Shipyard!
    Patriot
  8. 7. Vengeance!!!
    Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. [The Most Daringly Dramatic Superhero of All Time!]
    Silver Surfer
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