(April 1964)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-01-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. Second issue without text pages. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Rabble Rouser!/Beyond the Purple Veil! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange; Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Rabble Rouser
Reprints

The Torch Goes Wild! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot, script); Dick Ayers (credited) (plot, un-credited)
Pencils
Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-605
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Rabble Rouser [Vitold Niyazov, later called Weinberg]; Prince Nagamo; Doris Evans (cameo); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (cameo); Invisible Girl [Sue Storm] (cameo); Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo)
Synopsis
A demagogue drums up public opinion against the Torch, as part of a communist plot against an American ally. The Torch regains the public trust by stopping him and using his own mind control devices to turn him to the American side.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Rabble Rouser next appears, still rehabilitated, in Wolverine (Marvel, 2003 series) #26 (May 2005). It has been suggested in The Jack Kirby Collector that this story began as a sequel. The identical piece of equipment, a "Thru-The-Ground Tank," was used by The Hate Monger in Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #21 (December 1963), by The Rabble Rouser in this story, and by The Fixer in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #142 (March 1966), suggesting HYDRA supplied all 3 of them with equipment!

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Beyond the Purple Veil! (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Steve Ditko (credited) (co-plot)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
[X-606 ?]
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Wong; Aggamon (introduction)
Synopsis
Doctor Strange must rescue two thieves who unwittingly steal a magic gem from him and are trapped in a mystical dimension as a result.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Aggamon next appears in Doctor Strange, Sorceror Supreme Annual (Marvel, 1992 series) #2 (1992).

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Two More Triumphs for Marvel! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rabble Rouser!/Beyond the Purple Veil!
    Doctor Strange; Human Torch
  2. 1. The Torch Goes Wild!
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
  4. 3. Another Marvel Masterpiece
  5. 4. Beyond the Purple Veil!
    Doctor Strange
  6. 5. Another Marvel Masterpiece
  7. 6. Two More Triumphs for Marvel!
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