(February 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1968
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#1-7), saddle-stitched (#8-18)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Marie Severin ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sal Buscema inks per Nick Caputo. Info confirmed in Michael Maillot's John Buscema checklist. Previous indexer credited John Buscema with inks.

The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Thor; Odin; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Loki (villain); CAMEOS: Hulk; The Thing; Tomazooma The Living Totem; Hercules; Zeus; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Shalla Bal; Mephisto; Galactus
Synopsis:
Loki tries to deceive the Surfer into helping him take down his brother, Thor, god of thunder. After a short battle with Thor, the Silver Surfer suspects that everything is not quite what it seems, but before he has a chance to talk to Thor, Loki teleports the Surfer back to Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Asgard; Bifrost

Indexer Notes

In the letters page of Sub-Mariner #19 Roy Thomas notes that Bill Everett was colorist for "recent issues" of the Silver Surfer.

The Terror of Tim Boo Ba (Table of Contents)

Watcher / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

A retelling of "The Terror of Tim Boo Ba" by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in Amazing Adult Fantasy #9 (Marvel, 1961 series) #9 (February 1962).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
    Silver Surfer
  3. 2. The Terror of Tim Boo Ba
    Watcher
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • David Haglund
  • Per Sandell
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood