(July 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

When the Commissar Commands! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Commissar
Reprints

Men! Join My "$100-a-Week" Club! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Mason Shoe Mfg. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When the Commissar Commands! (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
His mission: prove that the Reds are superior to freedom's champions!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Commissar (villain, robot); Major Hoy (villain)
Synopsis
The Reds (evil commies) led by the monstrous Commissar are enslaving the peaceful land of Sin-Cong. The Avengers travel to that land to aid the people. Commissar defeats them all except the Scarlet Witch who discovers and destroys the Commissar's control panel, ending him.
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Keywords
China; communists

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

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee ?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Ruszka, Gary Mason, Mickey Gaither, Ted White, Frank Tower, Robbie Wright, Bill Humen, and Steve Jessen; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Monster S-i-z-e Monsters (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When the Commissar Commands!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Men! Join My "$100-a-Week" Club!
    The Mason Shoe Mfg. Co.
  3. 2. When the Commissar Commands!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. ["How about that!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  6. 5. Monster S-i-z-e Monsters
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  7. 6. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Discount Sales
  8. 7. He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw
    Famous Artists Schools
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