(November 1967)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1967-08-01
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 (editor); Roy Thomas (associate editor); Gary Friedrich (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Spidey Battles Daredevil! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Spider-Man; 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

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
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 (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. 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 (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Marty Epp (credited)

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 (credited) (plot); Larry Lieber (credited) (script)
Pencils
Larry Lieber (credited)
Inks
Paul Reinman (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as 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 (credited) (plot); Robert Bernstein (credited as R. Berns) (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited as J. Sinnott)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-228
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
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

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Marvel Madness! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey Battles Daredevil!
    Human Torch; Spider-Man; 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
  7. 6. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Marvel Madness!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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