(May 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 #13 cover); Jack Kirby (Journey into Mystery #90, Strange Tales #106 covers)
Inks
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #13 cover); Dick Ayers (Journey into Mystery #90, Strange Tales #106 covers)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek; Sam Rosen

Characters
Thor; Carbon-Copy Man [Zano]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Acrobat [Carl Zante]
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers; Larry Lieber; Al Hartley
Inks
Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers; Don Heck; Al Hartley
Colors
John Verpoorten ? (graytones)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Contents page includes images from interior stories and staff credits, including Sol Brodsky, Roy Thomas, John Verpoorten, Stan Goldberg, Morrie Kuramoto and Flo Steinberg.

The Menace of...Mysterio! (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]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck] (introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis
Mysterio first frames Spider-Man for a crime wave, then challenges him to a battle on top of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Reprints

The Threat of the Torrid Twosome (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Carl Zante [Acrobat] (Intro); Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Miracle Man (flashback); Sub-Mariner (flashback); Dr. Doom (flashback)
Synopsis
The Acrobat tricks the Human Torch into helping him rob a bank before double crossing him. The Torch chases and captures the thief with the help of the Fantastic Four.
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When Wakes the Colossus! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (narrator); Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); Mingo; Vikor; Colossus
Synopsis
An alien warlord builds a giant statue to intimidate the superstitious, but it comes to life and takes the side of the rebels against him.
Reprints

Trapped By the Carbon-Copy Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (Plot); Larry Lieber (Script)
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Ugarth, War Lord of Xarta; Zano; Don Blake; Odin; Jane Foster; Mayor Harris; Carbon-Copy Man [Zano]
Synopsis
The heir to the throne of a race of shape-shifting aliens leads an attack on Earth as his rite of passage. The aliens replace officials in New York and disrupt the government, but Thor discovers their plan and defeats them.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Thor; Human Torch; Wasp
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Menace of...Mysterio!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Threat of the Torrid Twosome
    Human Torch
  5. 4. When Wakes the Colossus!
    The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale
  6. 5. Trapped By the Carbon-Copy Man!
    Thor
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