(March 1969)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Galactus A'borning! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Galactus; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Thor and Asgardians watch origin of Galactus

Galactus is Born! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Recorder; High Commissioner of Rigel; Tana Nile; Heimdall; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Odin; Torger (Cosmic Counselor of Asgard) (I); Galactus (O); Balder; Karnilla
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Indexer Notes

The Origin of Galactus begins, it continues in Thor #168, the first appearance of Torger, the Cosmic Counselor of Asgard.

["Dear Stan and Jack, I have been mulling over..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kevin Roper; Scott Helgeson; Gary Groth; David Lomazoff; Irvy Borla; Dave Rothbell; Andy Wychoff; and Nils Osmar. Also includes three panel reproductions from previous issues.

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

Marvel Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Smith (signed)
Inks:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

House ad for Marvel Super-Heroes #19 (March 1969), advertised as "On Sale Now!".

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
John F. Hayes (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Total no. copies printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 470,600. Single issue nearest to filing date: 475,300. Total Paid Circulation: Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 295,371, Single issue nearest to filing date: 286,455.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Galactus A'borning!
    Thor
  2. 1. Galactus is Born!
    Thor
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I have been mulling over..."]
    The Hammer Strikes
  4. 3. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Marvel Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
    statement of ownership
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