(1965)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

X-Men; Avengers; Hulk; Dr. Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange)
Inks
Paul Reinman (X-Men); Dick Ayers (Avengers; Hulk); Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor [Donald Blake; Thor Odinson]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman; Beast]; Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
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X-Men (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-401
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X [Charles Xavier] (introduction); X-Men [Cyclops (introduction); Beast (introduction); Angel (introduction); Iceman (introduction); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (introduction)]; Magneto (introduction)
Synopsis
After a day of training and meeting Jean Grey, a new student at Professor X's school, the X-Men go on their first assignment--stopping a mutant named Magneto from talking over an Air Force base.
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The Ringmaster (Table of Contents: 2)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-871
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; General Thunderbolt Ross [Thaddeus E. Ross]; Polly Jones [Rick's Aunt] (introduction, cameo); Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt] (introduction); Tenna [Mary Stenson] (introduction); Human Cannonball [Jack Pulvar] (introduction)] (introduction); Hercules (circus strongman)
Synopsis
Rick takes a break from his Hulk-sitting duties and goes to the circus. Unfortunately, he picks one run by a hypnotic criminal who mesmerizes his audience and then robs them. When the Hulk arrives to bail out his buddy, he is captured and made part of the act thanks to the fact that Rick is in thrall and cannot give him any commands. Rick returns with the FBI and the Hulk finds himself free to kick some circus tail.
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4 More Annual Masterpieces! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Origin of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 4)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (origin); Ancient One [Yao]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (origin)
Synopsis
Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.
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Keywords
magic

A Monster Among Us (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-436
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien ambassador lands on Earth and, because of its monstrous appearance, is driven away. It drops a note written in English before fleeing welcoming Earth to the brotherhood of planets and offering to abolish war, disease and poverty as benefits of membership in the galactic order.
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The Coming of the Avengers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor [Thor Odinson; Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Hulk [Bruce Banner; Mechano]] (introduction, origin); circus ringmaster; lion tamer; trapeze artists; Bobby; Bobby's mother; Charlie; Captain; Jane Foster; Asgardians [Odin]; Teen Brigade [Rick Jones; William "Willie" Bishop]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Loki [Loki Laufeyson]; Silent Ones
Synopsis
Iron Man, the Hulk, Ant-Man, the Wasp, and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men; Avengers; Hulk; Dr. Strange
  2. 1. X-Men
    X-Men
  3. 2. The Ringmaster
    Hulk
  4. 3. 4 More Annual Masterpieces!
  5. 4. The Origin of Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  6. 5. A Monster Among Us
  7. 6. The Coming of the Avengers!
    Avengers
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