(June 1969)

Marvel, 1965 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 U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

It Started on Yancy Street (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing; Invisible Girl]; Watcher
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is altered from original: backgrounds have been changed, the Watcher figure was moved and the FF figures were enlarged.

It Started on Yancy Street! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-713

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; The Red Ghost and his Super-Apes; The Watcher; Alicia Masters
Reprints:

[The Thing] (Table of Contents)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?

Characters:
Thing

Indexer Notes

Thing image taken from an issue of Fantastic Four.

The Origin of the Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin; Bill; Dave
Synopsis:
Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, who proceeds to relate his origin.
Reprints:

The Watcher's Sacrifice! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-714

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu]; Queen Kalthea; Fantastic Four [Thing; Human Torch; Mister Fantastic] (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Watcher falls in love with a courageous alien queen, but his duty forces him to leave her.
Reprints:

Medusa (Table of Contents)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Windsor Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
Barry Windsor Smith ?

Characters:
Medusa

Indexer Notes

Medusa illustration by Barry Smith is likely an original printed for the first time in this issue.

The Defeat of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dormammu; Baron Mordo; Dr. Strange; The Ancient One; Hamir (unnamed); Sen-Yu (The Ancient One's accountant, Hong Kong)
Synopsis:
Dormammu agrees to give Mordo power without limit so that he may destroy Dr. Strange. In Tibet, Mordo and two followers attack. Strange manages to whisk his aging mentor to safety. As Strange leaves his mentor with a loyal hermit, Dormammu sends spirits to search for him. Strange attempts to lure the spirits away from his weakened mentor. In Hong Kong, Strange contacts The Ancient One's accountant, who gets him a passport while he rests. Before long, Strange is surrounded by Mordo's minions, and after a short battle, is on the run again.
Reprints:

[Dr. Strange] (Table of Contents)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?

Characters:
Dr. Strange; Dormammu; Baron Mordo

Indexer Notes

Dr. Strange image taken from the tee-shirt. Vignettes from various issues of Strange Tales.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It Started on Yancy Street
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. It Started on Yancy Street!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [The Thing]
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  4. 3. The Origin of the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  5. 4. The Watcher's Sacrifice!
    Tales of the Watcher
  6. 5. Medusa
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  7. 6. The Defeat of Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  8. 7. [Dr. Strange]
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
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