(October 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-07-09
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 July 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 B121800.


In Mortal Combat with Captain America! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index.

In Mortal Combat with Captain America! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-762
First Line of Dialogue or Text
While I'm down here in the bay testing my built-in emergency underwater...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; Kraven the Hunter [Sergei Kravanoff]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); The Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (cameo); Charlie
Synopsis
The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America, and the two fight until the misunderstanding is discovered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story sets up the launch of an ongoing Captain America feature in the next issue.

Jack Kirby drew the figure of Captain America on page 3; panel 7; Iron Man on page 9; panel 4 (possibly); and Iron Man and Cap on page 12; panel 2. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Runner! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-555
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mike; Hermes; Snaky Blake
Synopsis
A chance encounter with Hermes teaches a boy how to run fast.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues from last issue. Printed between the Iron Man story and the Tales of the Watcher story. This is the last text story page published in Tales of Suspense.

The Watcher Must Die! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-770
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a far distant galaxy, the most merciless warlord of his time points to...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]; Warlord Wrogg
Synopsis
An alien warlord attacks the Watcher, and is instantly destroyed by accelerated aging.
Reprints
Keywords
Sector 14X

Indexer Notes

This is the last Tales of the Watcher story in Tales of Suspense. Another series starts as a back-up in Silver Surfer (Marvel, 1968 series) #1 (August 1968).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In Mortal Combat with Captain America!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. In Mortal Combat with Captain America!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Amazing Spider-Man; Fantastic Four; Marvel Tales
  4. 3. The Runner!
  5. 4. The Watcher Must Die!
    Tales of the Watcher
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