Tales of Suspense #73 [Regular Edition]
(January 1966)

Marvel, 1959 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.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


My Life For Yours! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]
Reprints
Keywords
flying horses

My Life for Yours! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas; Flo Steinberg (plot assist)
Pencils
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks
Jack Abel [as Gary Michaels]
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Art Simek; Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Senator Harrington Byrd; Pepper Potts
Synopsis
Tony, in his Iron Man armor, goes to the hospital to see an ailing Happy, but he has been abducted by the Black Knight. A weakened Iron Man battles the Black Knight in and around a castle on the outskirts of Washington. Both are injured in a fall. Iron Man radios for help and Happy is rescued by the emergency services. As they take Happy away they fail to see Iron Man collapsed on the floor and in distress. Meanwhile, Senator Boyd continues to issue threats against Stark for not revealing the secret of Iron Man's armor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Severin credit revealed in Alter Ego #50, July 2005.

More Nutty News and Notes from One Marvel Madman to Another! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Where Walks the Sleeper! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); George Tuska (pencils)
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; First Sleeper; Second Sleeper; Erica Wolfmann
Reprints

Mails of Suspense (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bob Pence, Alfred Attanasio, Joseph D. Kaposta, Donald McGregor (future Marvel writer and editor) and Linda Crowe.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Life For Yours!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. My Life for Yours!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. More Nutty News and Notes from One Marvel Madman to Another!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Where Walks the Sleeper!
    Captain America
  5. 4. Mails of Suspense
    Mails of Suspense
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