(March 1965)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-01-12
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Even an Avenger Can Die! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers [superhero] / 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]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor [Donald Blake]]; Kallusians
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Even Avengers Can Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (plot); Larry Ivie (credited as Paul Laiken) (script); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (layouts); Don Heck (credited) (pencils)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, even to those who have become a legend in their time, death is possible!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp (cameo)]; Rick Jones (cameo); Kallusians; Doctor Svenson; The Watcher
Synopsis
In order to save the Wasp's life, the Avengers seek out the help of Dr. Svenson, only to find he's been replaced by an alien from the planet Kallu.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It is revealed in the letters page that Stan Lee wrote six consecutive pages of the story; likely pages 14-20 as he has often mentioned the speech by the Watcher at the end of the story.

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

The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Thor; X-Men; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Atlas Tool Co. Race Car Kits / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Yubiwaza System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Captain America; Doctor Strange; Giant-Man; The Hulk; Human Torch; Iron Man; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; The Thing; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish; Tales of Suspense / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Merry Marvel Marching Society / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Eric Lesko, Dale Bell, Vincent Topazio, Peter Cadwell, Patrick McGee, Ken Free, Mrs. Millard E. Brown, Larry Orman, and SP4 Herbert W. Swafford and the Guys of the 651st Medical Company; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

NRI Training Catalog / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Even an Avenger Can Die!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. ["Friend, dare you risk a dime 10¢?"]
  3. 2. Even Avengers Can Die!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  4. 3. ["4 more Marvel masterpieces!"]
    The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man; Thor; X-Men; Journey into Mystery
  5. 4. ["This free book shows how you can make big money as an auto mechanic even while you're learning!"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  6. 5. ["Sorry, we only hire high school graduates."]
    Wayne School
  7. 6. ["Car racing fans! Until you race these 2-inch (plus) streaks of lightning… “you ain’t seen nuthin!’"]
    Atlas Tool Co. Race Car Kits
  8. 7. ["Monster fans: see living "skeletons" with these mystery "x-ray" glasses"]
  9. 8. ["Grow 2 living monsters in your own room"]
  10. 9. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit
  11. 10. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  12. 11. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
    Yubiwaza System
  13. 12. ["4 more Marvel masterpieces!"]
    Captain America; Doctor Strange; Giant-Man; The Hulk; Human Torch; Iron Man; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; The Thing; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish; Tales of Suspense
  14. 13. ["No need to describe the ol' M.M.M.S. again!"]
    The Merry Marvel Marching Society
  15. 14. ["Who says this isn't the Marvel Age of comics?!"]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  17. 16. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
  18. 17. ["Make $3 to $5 an hour starting soon"]
    NRI Training Catalog
  19. 18. ["Boys! Men! My secret new Dynaflex method"]
    Mike Marvel System
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