(May 1969)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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:
saddle-stitched (#1-8); squarebound (#9-13)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marble super-hero stamps / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

The Origin of the Simple Surfer (Table of Contents)

Simple Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
satire-parody
Reprints:

Liltin' Limericks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Phil Seuling
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Jean Izzo ?

Who Says a Carnival Has To Be Good? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake; Roy Thomas (see notes)
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Irv Watanabe

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas suspects he did some rewriting or added a few gags over Drake's script.

Shrew Storm (Table of Contents)

Pulse-Poundin' Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas wrote this page which only includes lettering.

Guess What's Coming To Diner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils:
Stu Schwartzberg
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Sutton

Cheap Shrills (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gary Friedrich
Pencils:
Gary Friedrich (layouts); Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

per Roy Thomas, Gary Friedrich provided rough breakdowns for Herb Trimpe who parodied the Janis Joplin Big Brother and the Holding Co. album cover.

It's a Mad, Mad Ave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo ?

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas suspects he may have written this parody.

Rent-a-Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils:
Marie Severin, Tom Sutton? (uncredited)
Inks:
Tom Sutton (uncredited)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Indexer Notes

While Marie Severin is credited with the full art, this appears to be an uncredited inking job by Tom Sutton, who may possibly have finished the artwork on the last two pages. Info per Nick Caputo, July 2013.

Dr. Deranged vs. Deadpan (Table of Contents)

Dr. Deranged / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Sam Grainger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Grainger

Genre:
satire-parody

Adult Super-Hero Daydreams (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Dubay; Roy Thomas (see notes)
Pencils:
Bill Dubay
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Sutton

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas is credited with "a smidgin of scripting".

Valentines (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Ronn Foss
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Instant Replay Dept. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto ?; Jean Izzo ?

Indexer Notes

reprinting final page of #11's Spidey-Man story with better reproduction of photo portion.

The Return of...Forbush-Man! The Way-Out Wonder (Table of Contents)

Forbush-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Sutton

Genre:
satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

This Is a Letters Page ? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters section includes an editoral asking for comments on the fan writers and artists who Roy Thomas gave a crack at producing a few strips, including Bill DuBay, Ron Foss and Sam Grainger. Not Brand Echh was cancelled with this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marble super-hero stamps
  2. 1. The Origin of the Simple Surfer
    Simple Surfer
  3. 2. Liltin' Limericks
  4. 3. Who Says a Carnival Has To Be Good?
  5. 4. Shrew Storm
    Pulse-Poundin' Pin-Up
  6. 5. Guess What's Coming To Diner
  7. 6. Cheap Shrills
  8. 7. It's a Mad, Mad Ave
  9. 8. Rent-a-Super-Hero
  10. 9. Dr. Deranged vs. Deadpan
    Dr. Deranged
  11. 10. Adult Super-Hero Daydreams
  12. 11. Valentines
  13. 12. Instant Replay Dept.
  14. 13. The Return of...Forbush-Man! The Way-Out Wonder
    Forbush-Man
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    This Is a Letters Page ?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen