(December 1964)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #81)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Mysterious Masked Matador (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; The Matador; Karen Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mark Evanier and J. David Spurlock (Director, The Wallace Wood Estate) both credit the pencils and inks solely to Wally Wood. They note that contrary to rumors, there is no input on this cover by either Jack Kirby or Vince Colletta.

The Mysterious Masked Matador! (Table of Contents: 1)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Inks
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; The Matador [Manuel Eloganto] (first appearance, origin)
Synopsis
A disgraced matador turns criminal to have his revenge on humanity. Daredevil stops the criminal's incessant cape waving. Foggy tells Matt he's planning on asking Karen to marry him, causing Matt to forget about telling Karen he loves her and instead deciding to live the life of a loner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wally Wood makes small changes in Daredevil's costume.

4 More Marvel Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

4 More Marvel Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Journey into Mystery; The Avengers; Strange Tales; Sgt. Fury / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Let's Level with Daredevil / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Colton, Mike Robertson, Fred Azbell, Dennis Willits, Bob Malisani, Donald Galvanin, Steve McCarroll, and Dennis Millard. Includes Special Announcements Section and Marvel Checklist.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Daredevil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Wally Wood; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks
Wally Wood; Jack Kirby ? (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Buildings in the background added by Jack Kirby. Info per Nick Caputo, October 2016.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mysterious Masked Matador
    Daredevil
  2. 1. The Mysterious Masked Matador!
    Daredevil
  3. 2. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces
    Fantastic Four; Amazing Spider-Man; Tales of Suspense; Tales to Astonish
  4. 3. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces
    Journey into Mystery; The Avengers; Strange Tales; Sgt. Fury
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Let's Level with Daredevil
  6. 5. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
    Daredevil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Martin Burch
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Maurizio Villotta
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon
  • Ramon Schenk