(November 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); Gary Friedrich (assistant 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

Spidey Battles Daredevil! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man, Human Torch, Thor, Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man cover [modified]; Jack Kirby (Torch scene); Joe Sinnott (Thor scene); Larry Lieber (Wasp scene)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man); Dick Ayers (Torch scene); Joe Sinnott (Thor scene); George Roussos (Wasp scene)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Reprints:

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes images from interior stories and staff credits for Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, John Verpoorten, Sam Rosen, Morrie Kuramoto, Gary Friedrich and Flo Steinberg.

Duel with Daredevil (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:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; The Great Gambino]; Aunt May Parker; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant
Synopsis:
When the Circus of Crime comes to town, they advertise that Spider-Man will be appearing in an attempt to fill the big top before they rob it. Spider-Man sees the advertisements and decides he will show up. He is hypnotized along with the rest of the audience, but unfortunately for the Circus of Crime, the Daredevil is in attendance and immune to the Ringmaster's hat.
Reprints:

The Sorcerer and Pandora's Box (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Marty Epp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Sorcerer [Dorian Murdstone] (introduction); Thing [Ben Grimm] (cameo); Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo); Invisible Girl [Sue Storm] (cameo); Pandora (flashback); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Human Torch fights a sorcerer that unleashes the evils imprisoned in Pandora’s Box for his own profit.
Reprints:

Beware the Bog Beast! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-646

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (narrator); Lorenzo; King Maximus; Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (in framing sequence)
Synopsis:
A suitor thought unworthy by the king wins the hand of the princess through cunning when strength fails.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The ending of the story is not drawn, there is instead a scene of Jan telling Hank how it ended over dinner. This is the last "Wasp Tells a Tale" story.

Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race! (Table of Contents: 5)

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:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
X-228

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Heimdall; Odin
Synopsis:
Loki uses his magic to cause Thor's hammer to hit his head, turning him evil. Thor frees Loki, and the two terrorize Earth until the other Asgardians arrange for another blow to the head to reverse the change.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey Battles Daredevil!
    Spider-Man, Human Torch, Thor, Wasp
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Duel with Daredevil
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Sorcerer and Pandora's Box
    Human Torch
  5. 4. Beware the Bog Beast!
    The Wasp Tells a Tale
  6. 5. Thor and Loki Attack the Human Race!
    Thor
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