(March 1968)

Marvel, 1967 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing:
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#12-31); saddle-stitched (#32-105)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Where Stalks the Sentry! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Sentry #459
Reprints:

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Gene Colan; Dick Ayers; Joe Maneely; Bill Everett; John Romita; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman; Dick Ayers; Joe Maneely; Bill Everett; John Romita; Jack Kirby ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, issue credits, listing of stories with one panel reprinted from each story.
Credits include Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Gary Friedrich, John Verpoorten, Stan Goldberg and Flo Steinberg.

Where Stalks the Sentry! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Una; Jeremy Logan; Carol Danvers (introduction, later Ms. Marvel / Binary); General Bridges; Walter Lawson (death; identity assumed by Captain Marvel); Sentry #459; Yon-Rogg
Synopsis:
Yon-Rogg continues to plot against Mar-Vell, launching a secret attack that kills bystander Walter Lawson. Taking advantage of the situation, Mar-Vell assumes Lawson's identity and his new job at the nearby military base so that the Kree can continue their plans for the conquest of Earth. Later, he is surprised to find that the military has discovered an inert Kree Sentry, which is reactivated by Yon-Rogg and threatens to destroy the base.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is continued in Marvel's Space-Born Superhero! Captain Marvel (Marvel, 1968 series) #1 (May 1968).

[The Vikings] (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters:
Black Knight [Sir Percy]; Leif the Lucky (introduction) (Possibly a play on Leif Ericson); Lady Rosamund
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee writer credit removed based on information from the Timely/Atlas discussion list.

Human Torch - Fugitive at Large! (Table of Contents: 4)

Human Torch / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Bache
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Dick Ayers

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Comrade Rak; Communist spies (introduction; death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit by Dr. Michael Vassallo (May 2009). Previous indexer had Dick Ayers for both pencils and inks.

[The Book of Sorcery] (Table of Contents: 5)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vision [Aarkus]; un-named Lecture Guild chairman; Professor Enric Zagnar (metaphysics instructor, death)
Synopsis:
The Vision must face a mad professor who believes that the laws of nature are meant to be broken and that man must take the power into his own hands to control all the elements. Zagnar does, with horrific results!
Reprints:

Top Secret! (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita (signed)
Inks:
John Romita (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky; Jim Slade; Arnold Lupoff; Executioner [Lupa Lupoff]
Reprints:

Invasion!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Namora
Synopsis:
Using a giant refrigeration unit, Namor thwarts a Soviet invasion of the Caribbean.
Reprints:
Keywords:
icebergs; Soviet Navy; United States Navy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Marvel Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Gene Colan; John Verpoorten ?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; John Verpoorten ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Rick Hart, J.L. Watts and Dave Cockrum are printed.
One panel from Marvel Super-Heroes (Marvel, 1967 series) #12 is also reprinted as well as a new illustration, likely by John Verpoorten.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Stalks the Sentry!
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Where Stalks the Sentry!
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. [The Vikings]
    Black Knight
  5. 4. Human Torch - Fugitive at Large!
    Human Torch
  6. 5. [The Book of Sorcery]
    Vision
  7. 6. Top Secret!
    Captain America
  8. 7. Invasion!!
    Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Andrew Krieg
  • Jack Patton
  • Max Capp
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann