(September 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-06-09
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
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newsstands in June 1964. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.
On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1964, page 349, registration number B127513.


Hawkeye (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index. Cover comprised of figures from interior story.

Hawkeye, the Marksman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

Job Number
X-742
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out, fella!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (introduction, origin); Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Parker
Synopsis
A carnival marksman tries to become a super-hero, but after a misunderstanding with the police he falls in with the Black Widow. Hawkeye attacks Iron Man at the Widow's request, but when he accidentally injures his partner in the fight he flees to get her to safety.
Reprints
Keywords
Coney Island

Indexer Notes

Black Widow last appears in issue #53 (May 1964), the Widow and Hawkeye next appear in issue #60 (December 1964).

The Runner (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[G-555]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The kids who lived in Mapleton weren't ecstatic, to put it mildly, about the newcomer in town.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mike; Hermes; Snaky Blake
Synopsis
A chance encounter with Hermes teaches a boy how to run fast.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; Mapleton

Indexer Notes

Continues next issue. Printed between the pages of the Iron Man story. Below the story is a teaser for the next issue: "Iron Man Battles Captain America Next Issue! Don't Miss It!"

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Amazing Spider-Man; Marvel Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Watcher's Power! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos [as Geo. Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-732
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although he is the most powerful being in the galaxy, the Watcher is actually helpless...
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
Keywords
delta-ray cannon; Planet T-37X
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hawkeye
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Hawkeye, the Marksman!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. The Runner
  4. 3. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Amazing Spider-Man; Marvel Tales
  5. 4. The Watcher's Power!
    Tales of the Watcher
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