(May 1969)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Spidey vs JJJ (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Spider Slayer [J. Jonah Jameson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Erroneous credits removed by Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

Captured by J. Jonah Jameson! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Professor Smythe; Spider-Slayer machine; Mary Jane Watson (introduction); Liz Allan [sic]; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson
Synopsis:
Professor Smythe builds a robot to capture Spider-Man and rents it to J. Jonah Jameson.
Reprints:

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

Not Brand Echh / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Not Brand Echh #13 using the cover.

When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-725

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Donald Blake]; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster
Synopsis:
A scientist accidentally gains the power to turn himself into living stone, and to turn others into stone statues. He comes to New York to attack Thor, hoping to gain the secret of immortality. As Don Blake, Thor tricks him into falling into the river, and his stone body sinks to the bottom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance and origin of the Grey Gargoyle.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
John Romita; Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Romita; Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Silver Surfer #5 and Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #20 using their covers.

It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Thor; Captain Marvel

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Spider-Man and Thor plastic pillows for $1.50 each and the Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit for $1.00 each.

The Man Who Became the Torch! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-593

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Synopsis:
The Wizard breaks jail, and begins pulling crimes using a new anti-gravity flying device he's invented. Via trickery and disguise, he captures Johnny, then Sue, and begins impersonating Johnny, while planning bigger and bolder crimes with which to use his anti-gravity device. With the help of Reed and Ben, Sue and Johnny escape, and Johnny goes after The Wizard, who attempts to escape by flying higher and higher with his anti-grav disc. But it malfunctions, and, unable to control it, he just keeps going higher and higher...
Reprints:

The Race to Danger (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bobby; Jim Driscoll

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for Lee Leens pants from H.D. Lee Company, Inc..

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Doctor Doom

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Marvel Super-Heroes #20 using the cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spidey vs JJJ
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Captured by J. Jonah Jameson!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Not Brand Echh
  4. 3. When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!
    Thor
  5. 4. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  6. 5. It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!
  7. 6. The Man Who Became the Torch!
    Human Torch
  8. 7. The Race to Danger
  9. 8. Another Marvel Masterpiece
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