(February 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #200)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Castle of Count Nefaria! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria]
Reprints

Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10¢? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Castle of Count Nefaria! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suddenly, the world turns against the mighty Avengers!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Maggia (introduction); Count Nefaria [Luchino Nefaria] (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (cameo)
Synopsis
When Count Nefaria, the head of the crime organization known as the Maggia, moves his European castle to New Jersey, he invites the Avengers to be his guests at the castle's opening day. However, he then creates duplicates of the Avengers who go to Washington DC to take over the government.
Reprints

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

All About the Avengers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Patrick Kearns, Mike Geralds, George Fergus, Michael Vernidis, Larry Orman, Jane Sanchez, Robert Vann, Joe Wallfried, Peter Wallfried, Michael McNutty, Jack Thibodaus, Jr., and Wally Hastings; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Give Me Just One Evening and I'll Teach You to Hypnotize Easily! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Palmer-Jones Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make $3 to $5 an Hour Starting Soon (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

NRI Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Men! My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Castle of Count Nefaria!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Friend, Dare You Risk a Dime 10¢?
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. The Castle of Count Nefaria!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  5. 4. Give Me Just One Evening and I'll Teach You to Hypnotize Easily!
    Palmer-Jones Books
  6. 5. Make $3 to $5 an Hour Starting Soon
    NRI Training
  7. 6. Boys! Men! My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
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