Tales of Suspense #88 [Regular Edition]
(April 1967)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-01-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1967, page 333, registration number B315403.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Power Man [Erik Josten]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]
Reprints

Beyond All Rescue! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Pepper Potts; Moloids
Synopsis
Iron Man and Pepper try to get out of Mole Man's subterranean world.
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A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 405,137.

If Bucky Lives..! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt] (face unseen); Power Man [Erik Josten]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Bucky Barnes (a robot); Edwin Jarvis
Synopsis
The Red Skull (behind the scenes) sets a trap for Cap by showing him a robot duplicate of Bucky.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mails of Suspense / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, I've just finished reading Suspense #84...
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Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jimmy DiBiaso, Mark Meuer, and Mike McBride, as well as a panel reproduction from a previous issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Beyond All Rescue!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. If Bucky Lives..!
    Captain America
  6. 5. ["Dear Stan, I've just finished reading Suspense #84..."]
    Mails of Suspense
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