(June 1966)

Marvel, 1965 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animated Timely Features, 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
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Original entry for Editor was Roy Thomas but comic lists Stan Lee.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Tales of the Watcher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (cover repros)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four cover); Don Heck (Tales of Suspense cover); Dick Ayers (Incredible Hulk cover)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gargantus; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Watcher; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
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Indexer Notes

Contains cover reproductions, with some modifications, from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 Series) #4, Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 Series) #40, and The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 Series) #3.

Who Says This Isn't The Marvel Age of Comics? (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Larry Lieber
Inks
Sol Brodsky; Dick Ayers; George Roussos; Stve Ditko; Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen

Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gigantus; Doctor Stephen Strange; Watcher; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories, with gray tones added by Marie Severin. Credits include Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Marie Severin, Stan Goldberg, and Flo Steinberg.

The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!, Chapter 1: On the Trail of the Torch! (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-643
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 2: Enter the Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis
Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 3: Let the World Beware! (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-643
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis
The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 4: Sub-Mariner's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 5)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Giganto (introduction)
Synopsis
The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York.
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[The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter: 5 Return to the Deep! (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-643
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Giganto (death)
Synopsis
The Thing walks into Giganto with a bomb and blows him up. The Human Torch sweeps the Sub-Mariner and Giganto away into the sea. The Sub-Mariner says "I'll be back!"
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Iron Man versus Gargantus! (Table of Contents: 7)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
X-131
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Gargantus (introduction, origin); Jeanne; Marion
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Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic! (Table of Contents: 8)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange] (introduction); Wong (introduction, unnamed); Ancient One [Yao] (introduction, called "the Master"); Nightmare (introduction)
Synopsis
Doctor Strange is called on by a man having bad dreams, and confronts Nightmare. The man’s dreams reveal that he is guilty of fraud and Strange makes him confess.
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Keywords
magic

The Saga of the Sneepers! (Table of Contents: 9)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Watcher [Uatu] (narrator)
Synopsis
An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them. With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat.
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Banished to Outer Space (Table of Contents: 10)

The Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Art Simek

Job Number
V-869
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner] (Brief Origin); Rick Jones; Thunderbolt Ross
Synopsis
The military captures Rick and Ross convinces him that they need the Hulk to test a new experimental rocket for national security. Rick tricks the jade giant into the capsule but once it is shot into space, he realizes that Ross deceived him to get rid of his foe. Rick overrides the programming and returns the rocket to earth but not before Banner (he transformed back to his human form when the rocket came into view of the sun) is doused with further radiation. The Hulk is now unable to revert to his human form and is under Rick's control but only while Rick remains awake.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Hulk; Dr. Strange; Tales of the Watcher
  2. 1. Who Says This Isn't The Marvel Age of Comics?
  3. 2. The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!, Chapter 1: On the Trail of the Torch!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 2: Enter the Sub-Mariner!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 3: Let the World Beware!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter 4: Sub-Mariner's Revenge!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. [The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!] Chapter: 5 Return to the Deep!
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. Iron Man versus Gargantus!
    Iron Man
  9. 8. Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic!
    Dr. Strange
  10. 9. The Saga of the Sneepers!
    Tales of the Watcher
  11. 10. Banished to Outer Space
    The Hulk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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