(April 1967)

Marvel, 1966 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett; Jack Kirby (Captain America); Paul Reinman; Don Heck (vignettes)
Inks
Bill Everett; Frank Giacoia (Captain America); Paul Reinman; Don Heck; Dick Ayers (vignettes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

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

[From The Glory-Drenched Pages of Yesteryear] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Don Heck; Larry Lieber
Inks
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; Paul Reinman; Don Heck; Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

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

The Human Torch versus the Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch; Sub-Mariner / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos; John Compton
Pencils
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos
Inks
Bill Everett; Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?
Editing
Martin Goodman (original Editor); Joe Simon ? (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; un-named Police Chief; Police Chemist Frasier
Synopsis
Embittered when the Police Commissioner calls Torch afraid for not bringing in the Sub-Mariner as he promised, the Torch and Betty track down Namor and a battle royal begins that ends with the Fiery Fury being captured by Namor in an airless glass tube.
Reprints

I Saw Droom the Living Lizard! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 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)

Job Number
T-634
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Droom (introduction, origin); Dr. Henry Gordon; Arnold
Synopsis
A scientist invents a growth serum intended to solve world hunger by enlarging vegetables. A tiny exotic lizard is accidentally soaked by the liquid and grows into a giant lizard that rampages across the country. They blast it into outer space and it drifts through space frozen, eventually landing on Earth to become the first dinosaur.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. A revised version of Droom appears next in Fantastic Four / Iron Man: Big in Japan (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (December 2005).

The Man in the Beehive! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 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-765
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lucius Farnsworth; Eric
Synopsis
An eccentric beekeeper reveals to a thief that he is a mutant with special powers. He shrinks the thief and frightens him with the attacks of the bees that are now larger than he is, but leaves him wondering if any of it was real.
Reprints

Call Her...Medusa! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
John
Synopsis
The gorgons of myth were aliens and send an agent to modern Earth preceding an invasion. She cannot turn the first men she encounters to stone, but since she doesn't know that they're blind the invasion is cancelled.
Reprints

Death Plays the Scales!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain America / comic story / 13 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; Senator Alvin Benson [death]; Inspector Grimes; Senator Shores; The Fiddler (introduction, death), Haver, Hobbs
Synopsis
Cap has to battle the evil intentions of a man who uses a domestic employment agency as a blind in order to get his Nazi agents into the homes of anti-Nazi Senators in order to kill them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original title of this story was "Horror Plays the Scales".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [From The Glory-Drenched Pages of Yesteryear]
  3. 2. The Human Torch versus the Sub-Mariner
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. I Saw Droom the Living Lizard!
  5. 4. The Man in the Beehive!
  6. 5. Call Her...Medusa!
  7. 6. Death Plays the Scales!!
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed