(August 1966)

Marvel, 1966 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
Zenith Books, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound (#1-2 saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (Captain America figure); Don Heck; Joe Sinnott
Inks
Jack Kirby (Captain America figure); Don Heck; Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

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Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Mark Evanier via http://www.newsfromme.com/archives/2005_01_07.html#009393 (7 January 2005)and confirmed in the Bullpen Bulletins page which appeared in Marvel's comics for this month. Previous indexer credited Frank Giacoia.

Vignettes taken from interior stories.

"A Peerless Production.." (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Dick Ayers; Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers; Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

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

The Menace of Dr. Grimm! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Miss Ray; Betty Ross; Sgt. Duffy; Dr. Grimm (introduction, death), Gorro (introduction, death), Igan (introduction), Lomm (introduction)
Synopsis
Blood curdling screams coming from a desolate sanitarium lead Captain America into to the most horrible mystery of his career.
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Indexer Notes

This story was originally titled "Horror Hospital".

The Case of the Fake Money Fiends (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Tom Peters; Betty Ross; counterfeiting gang (villains)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky dare to enter a haunted house in order to discover what the strange noises were emanating from it, and end up breaking up a large counterfeiting ring flooding the nation with millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
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The Thing Called...It! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
V-70
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Heinrich Munch; Munch's animated construct [only called "It" in title]
Synopsis
A bitter scientist builds a monster to destroy his rival, failing in every attempt to animate it until the swamp accidentally gives the construct life. The creature has a conscience and refuses to murder, so its creator uses lies to turn the local people against it. In trying to kill his creation, the scientist is killed himself and another accident transfers the creature's consciousness into the scientist's human body, freeing the creature to live a noble life.
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Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

This story is divided into two chapters: an untitled chapter 1 (6 pp) and chapter 2—"It" Lives! (7pp).

They Vanished Forever! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Dick Ayers
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain William Reynold; Thomas Clark
Synopsis
Sailors find the "Flying Dutchman" and take the ship's gold, despite the pleas of the ghost crew. They are turned into ghosts to replace that crew, leaving the man who refused the gold unharmed.
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I Am the Beast Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto ?
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man meets an extradimensional being in his nightmares. The being tells him that the world he comes from is a paradise, but boring, and offers to switch places. The man agrees, but the traveller wakes up to find that he entered the dreams of a prisoner.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Originally titled "My Nightmare Has No End" as noted on the splash page.

Ivan the Terrible (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Howard Ferguson
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; King Peter Ross; Ivan the Terrible
Synopsis
Out of the pages of history steps the most brutal and feared tyrant of the Middle Ages to conquer all that dare to cross his path...that is, until he picked on Captain America and Bucky.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. "A Peerless Production.."
  3. 2. The Menace of Dr. Grimm!
    Captain America
  4. 3. The Case of the Fake Money Fiends
    Captain America
  5. 4. The Thing Called...It!
  6. 5. They Vanished Forever!
  7. 6. I Am the Beast Man!
  8. 7. Ivan the Terrible
    Captain America
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