(August 1965)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Vista Publications, Inc. [not printed on item]
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:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Sentinel and the Spy! If a Man Be Mad! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (inset)
Reprints:

If a Man Be Mad! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Morgan Stark; Count Nefaria [Count Luchino Nefaria]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Senator Byrd; Gouda (alien); Edam (alien)
Synopsis:
Happy has returned to Stark's factory. Pepper is very pleased to see him but Happy doubts her sincerity. Stark's philandering cousin, Morgan, envious of Tony's success, agrees to help Count Nefaria in his scheme to discredit Stark. This involves Tony witnessing and reporting a (fake) alien invasion. Believing Stark to be delusional, Senator Byrd is ready to pull the plug on his contracts. When some real aliens turn up they are chased off by Iron Man. Morgan is compelled to verify Tony's version of events. Tony's good name is restored. Morgan must explain himself to a displeased Nefaria.
Reprints:

The Sentinel and the Spy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes]
Synopsis:
Cap breaks free from the Nazi brainwashing and attempts to return to his unit.
Reprints:

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

Mails of Suspense / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Marie Severin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters page includes Mighty Marvel Checklist and an illustration of Iron Man.

Letters from Rich Wrigley, Arthur Metz, Tim Reiser and Mark Leader.

Marvel Checklist - comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #41, Spider-Man #27, Avengers #18, X-Men #12, Thor (Journey Into Mystery) #118 (a typographical error says issue #18), Strange Tales #135, Astonish #70 and Sgt. Fury #20.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sentinel and the Spy! If a Man Be Mad!
    Iron Man; Captain America
  2. 1. If a Man Be Mad!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. The Sentinel and the Spy!
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mails of Suspense
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