(January 1967)

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:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Thor; Human Torch; Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #9 cover); Jack Kirby (Journey into Mystery #88, Strange Tales #104 covers)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #9, Journey into Mystery #88 covers); Dick Ayers (Strange Tales #104 cover)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen; Artie Simek

Characters:
Thor; Odin; Loki; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Paste-Pot Pete
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Larry Lieber
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Steve Ditko; Chic Stone
Colors:
Marie Severin (graytones)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover includes illustrations from interior stories and staff credits, including Sol Brodsky, Roy Thomas, Marie Severin, Flo Steinberg, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Ron Whyte.

The Man Called Electro! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Electro [Max Dillon] (villain, introduction, origin); Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen
Synopsis:
Electro decides to break some other criminals out of jail so they can help him with his crime spree. Spider-Man must balance taking care of Aunt May, who is in the hospital, and capturing Electro.
Reprints:

The Human Torch Meets Paste-Pot Pete! (Table of Contents: 3)

Human Torch / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-377

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Paste-Pot Pete ("Master Criminal") (Intro)
Synopsis:
Johnny observes a robbery pulled by Paste Pot Pete. After trying to keep his identity a secret, Johnny pursues Pete to his next crime stealing a missile base! A running battle around the base results in Johnny being stuck to another missile and launched toward space! After escaping, Johnny tears after Pete. Pete barely escapes, and manages to rendezvous with the captain of a small boat he paid to get him out of the country "in case something went wrong". With the money returned, Johnny wonders if Pete will show up again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st appearance of Paste-Pot Pete. Next appearance in STRANGE TALES #110 (July 1963). Pete became The Trapster in FANTASTIC FOUR #38 (May 1965).

A Voice in the Dark (Table of Contents: 4)

Wasp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Characters:
Wasp [Janet van Dyne]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]
Synopsis:
The Wasp stops a thief by pretending to be the Invisible Girl.
Reprints:

The Vengeance of Loki! (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Heimdall
Synopsis:
Loki discovers Thor’s secret identity and separates him from his hammer, forcing him to remain a human. Loki torments humanity, but Dr. Blake tricks him into allowing him to regain the hammer and become Thor, defeating Loki and returning him to Asgard.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Thor; Human Torch; Wasp
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Man Called Electro!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Human Torch Meets Paste-Pot Pete!
    Human Torch
  5. 4. A Voice in the Dark
    Wasp
  6. 5. The Vengeance of Loki!
    Thor
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