(October 1969)

Marvel, 1969 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., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver & Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound (#23-33), Saddle-Stitched (#34-96)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[none] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mole Man; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Moloids
Reprints:

The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-764

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mole Man (villain); Dr. Franklin Storm (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Moloids; the Avengers [Thor; Giant Man; Wasp; Captain America; Iron Man]
Reprints:

Hawkeye and the New Black Widow Strike Again! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Brushnev (communist scientist, in flashback); Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Synopsis:
Iron Man tackles Hawkeye and the new Black Widow, who is now a costumed villainess.
Reprints:

Pick A Pair Of Winners From Mighty Marvel! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Hawkeye (Table of Contents)

Hawkeye / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkeye

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Hawkeye image taken from Avengers # 30, July 1966, with backgrounds added by an unknown artist.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: The Black Widow (Table of Contents)

Black Widow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Widow

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Black Widow image taken from Avengers # 32, September 1966, with backgrounds added by an unknown artist.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Iron Man (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Iron-Man image taken from tee shirt.

The Watcher's Power! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
X-732

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis:
Space Pirates plan to attack a rich planet, thinking the Watcher will not interfere. They are destroyed, because they unknowingly targeted the Watcher's home world, the one planet that he can interfere with.
Reprints:

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel! [October 1969]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

Face-to-Face at Last With Baron Mordo! (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)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Strange; The Demon; The Ancient One; Hamir (unnamed); Baron Mordo; Dormammu; Clea (unnamed); Clea's father (unnamed)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 17. Though not indicated in the dialogue, The Demon is the same villain last seen in STRANGE TALES #128 (January 1965).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Hawkeye and the New Black Widow Strike Again!
    Iron Man
  4. 3. Pick A Pair Of Winners From Mighty Marvel!
  5. 4. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Hawkeye
    Hawkeye
  6. 5. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: The Black Widow
    Black Widow
  7. 6. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Iron Man
    Iron Man
  8. 7. The Watcher's Power!
    Tales of the Watcher
  9. 8. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel! [October 1969]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  10. 9. Face-to-Face at Last With Baron Mordo!
    Dr. Strange
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