(February 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
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)

Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane; Steve Ditko; Don Heck; Jack Kirby (vignettes)
Inks
Gil Kane; Steve Ditko; Don Heck; Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America
Reprints

"Let The Heavens Open" (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Don Heck; Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Don Heck; Russ Heath
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 and Marie Severin.

[The Search for Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Carl Burgos
Editing
Martin Goodman (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; un-named Police Chief; Jeff (Policeman); Frank (Policeman)
Synopsis
Embittered because the Police Chief believes Torch to be yellow because he failed to bring in the Sub-Mariner, the Torch races off to repair some of the damage Namor caused. He meets up with Betty and together they head for the Empire State Building where the Prince has been spotted, and once again drives Namor away.
Reprints

Monsters on Mercury! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ben
Synopsis
On Christmas eve, the first group of astronauts to land on Mercury encounter a group of friendly telepathic aliens who make them a Christmas tree.
Reprints

[Enter: Betty Dean] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Bill Everett
Editing
Martin Goodman (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Inspector Peterson; Betty Dean (introduction); Esther; a Nazi U-boat crew (introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
The police concoct a plan to use police officer Betty Dean to lay a trap to capture the Sub-Mariner, but instead she convinces Namor to fight for the Allies in the war.
Reprints

Punishment! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Urru
Synopsis
A man from an advanced civilization without crime or war robs an old man and is sentenced to six months on the prison planet. Only a few moments on this horrific world wracked with war, crime and disease make him resolve never to commit another crime rather than risk ever again coming back to Earth.
Reprints

Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
V-559
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Cartwright; Titan
Synopsis
John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Death Loads the Bases (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / comic story / 15 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]; Sergeant Duffy; Bernard Riggley; Old Pop Grimes; Joey DiRaggio [death]; Adams [death]; The Black Toad [Chuck McArthur] (introduction, death), Charlie
Synopsis
After the mysterious deaths of two baseball players for the Brooklyn Badgers, Captain America agrees to pitch for the team in order to draw the murderer out of hiding.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Captain America
  2. 1. "Let The Heavens Open"
  3. 2. [The Search for Sub-Mariner]
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Monsters on Mercury!
  5. 4. [Enter: Betty Dean]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Punishment!
  7. 6. Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!
  8. 7. Death Loads the Bases
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
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