(1965)

Marvel, 1965 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animated Timely Features, 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
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Ant-Man; Tales of Asgard / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four, Tales to Astonish, and Journey into Mystery images); Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man image)
Inks
George Klein (Fantastic Four image); Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man image); Dick Ayers (Tales to Astonish); George Roussos (Journey into Mystery image)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (and logo); Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Comrade X [Nina Vladimirovna Tsiolkovsky]; Odin

Indexer Notes

Contains cover reproductions, with some modifications, from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 Series) #2, The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 Series) #3, and Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 Series) #36. Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 Series) #97 used as a background for an image from the Tales of Asgard story, page 5, panel 2.

A Message From Your Bullpen! (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks
Sol Brodsky; Dick Ayers; George Roussos; Stve Ditko
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside from cover featuring scenes from interior stories, with gray tones added by Marie Severin. Credits include Stan Lee, Sol Brodsky, Marie Severin Stan Goldberg and Flo Steinberg.

The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints
Keywords
Skrulls

[The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!] Part 2: Prisoner of the Skrulls (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis
The real FF is inprisoned by the government for their criminal acts. They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls.
Reprints
Keywords
Skrulls

[The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!, Part 3] The Fantastic Four Fight Back! (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis
The FF infiltrate the Skrull mothership and pose as the Skrull spies. Mr. Fantastic uses clippings from Strange Tales and Journey Into Mystery to trick the Skrulls into thinking that the Earth forces are too strong to attack.
Reprints
Keywords
Skrulls

[The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!, Part 4] The Fantastic Four... Captured! (Table of Contents: 5)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis
The four Skrull spies are captured, forced to take on the form of cows and then hypnotized to forget all of their former lives.
Reprints
Keywords
Skrulls

The Challenge of Comrade X! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Astonishing Ant-Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

Job Number
V-858
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Comrade X [Nina Vladimirovna Tsiolkovsky] (introduction)
Synopsis
Ant-Man is hunted by a Soviet agent sent to capture him, but a beautiful stranger warns him of the spy's whereabouts. Ant-Man realizes that the woman is really the spy and defeats her.
Reprints

Tales of... ...Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Odin (origin); Surtur (introduction); Ymir (introduction, origin); Buri (introduction, origin, cameo); Borr (introduction, origin, cameo); Audhumbla (called "Magic Cow"); Vili (unnamed, origin, cameo); VĂ© (unnamed, origin, cameo); Bestla (unnamed, cameo)
Synopsis
Story about how Odin and his brothers protected the Earth while waiting for the coming of man.
Reprints

Spider-Man versus Doctor Octopus (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
X-219
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; J Jonah Jameson; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius] (introduction; origin)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

pg. 8 - Doc Ock calls Spider-Man "Super-Man"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Ant-Man; Tales of Asgard
  2. 1. A Message From Your Bullpen!
  3. 2. The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space! [Part 1]
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!] Part 2: Prisoner of the Skrulls
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!, Part 3] The Fantastic Four Fight Back!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!, Part 4] The Fantastic Four... Captured!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. The Challenge of Comrade X!
    The Astonishing Ant-Man
  8. 7. Tales of... ...Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods
    Tales of Asgard
  9. 8. Spider-Man versus Doctor Octopus
    Spider-Man
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