(September 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; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
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; Human Torch; Thor; Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #15 cover); Jack Kirby (Journey into Mystery #92, Strange Tales #108 covers)
Inks
Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man #15 cover); Dick Ayers (Journey into Mystery #92?, Strange Tales #108 covers); Jack Kirby ? (Journey into Mystery #92 cover);
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek; Sam Rosen

Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing (image); Invisible Girl (image); Mr. Fantastic (image); The Painter [Wilhelm Van Vile]; Thor; Loki
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Joe Sinnott; Jack Kirby; Larry Lieber
Inks
Steve Ditko; Joe Sinnott; Dick Ayers; George Roussos
Colors
John Verpoorten ? (graytones)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

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

Kraven the Hunter! (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]; Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff] (introduction); Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Rocky; Nails; Pee-Wee; Aunt May Parker; Mrs. Anna Watson (Aunt May's neighbor, introduction)
Synopsis
The Chameleon hires his old friend Kraven the Hunter to hunt down Spider-Man.
Reprints

The Painter of a Thousand Perils! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard (flashback); Zemu (flashback); "Scar" Tobin (gangster chief) (Intro); The Painter [Wilhelm Van Vile] (counterfeiter) (Intro); Nick (gangster); Sam (gangster); Eddie (gangster); Mr. Fantastic (image); Invisible Girl (image); Thing (image)
Synopsis
A counterfeiter caught by the Human Torch finds magic paints and uses them to escape from prison and strike back at the Torch. The Torch realizes what is happening and uses the magic paints to fool the Painter and defeat him.
Reprints

Awe-Inspiring Announcements for You to Yawn With! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Gypsy's Secret! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto [as Sherigail]

Job Number
X-601
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (narrator); Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (framing sequence); Gorko; Baron Radzic
Synopsis
A cruel baron tries to force a gypsy to give him the secret of turning lead into gold, but the gypsy is really an alien looking for a human specimen for a zoo on his homeworld.
Reprints

The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein [as R. Berns] (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Marty Epp
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Odin; Frigga [called "Fricka"] (introduction, cameo); Neri (introduction, cameo)
Synopsis
Loki magically diverts Thor's hammer to free himself from his chains. Thor returns to Asgard to find the hammer, and Loki tries to kill him with magical traps, but Thor overcomes them all to find his hammer and catch Loki.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Human Torch; Thor; Wasp
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Kraven the Hunter!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Painter of a Thousand Perils!
    Human Torch
  5. 4. Awe-Inspiring Announcements for You to Yawn With!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Gypsy's Secret!
    The Wonderful Wasp Tells a Tale
  7. 6. The Day Loki Stole Thor's Magic Hammer
    Thor
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