(November 1964)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

Big News! Starting with This Great Issue: 2 Big Features for the Price of One! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen (and logo) ?

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

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 August 2006); the original indexer credited Sol Brodsky. Reprint info added by Henry Kujawa via GCD Errors list (August 2007).

New logo possibly designed by Sam Rosen. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014.

The Black Knight (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-775

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Synopsis:
Iron Man battles and defeats the villainous Black Knight. Meanwhile, Pepper and Happy, unaware that Iron Man is Tony Stark, break into Stark's locked office believing him to be in need of medical assistance. They find Iron Man there recovering from his recent battle and demand to know the whereabouts of Stark. Iron Man is unable to give a satisfactory answer, leaving the two of them with deep suspicions.
Reprints:

Captain America (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
X-780

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (in photograph); Edwin Jarvis; "Boss"; Bull; unnamed thugs
Synopsis:
While Cap lounges around Avengers Mansion, thinking about Bucky and his place in the world, a gang of costumed thugs break in intent on stealing any secrets or weapons Stark may have lying about the place, to sell for profit. They figure Cap's "just an acrobat." They figured wrong! He mops up the place with them single-handed, then comments how lucky they were his partners weren't around..."They're really tough!"
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First new solo story since 1954. Synopsis, note, and other corrections submitted by Henry Kujawa via the GCD Errors list (August 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mails of Suspense / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Joe Miller, Mike Collins, Joe Bryant, Rick Weingroff and Suzie Modar.

Includes a Special Announcements Section.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big News! Starting with This Great Issue: 2 Big Features for the Price of One!
    Iron Man; Captain America
  2. 1. The Black Knight
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Captain America
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails of Suspense
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Bruce
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry R. Kujawa