(April 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

One-shot bridge between Iron Man and Sub-Mariner appearing in Tales of Suspense and Tales to Astonish respectively, and starting their own solo series. Though the two appear together on the cover, they do not appear together in the stories inside. (Note added by Kirk Groeneveld via the GCD Error Tracker.)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Torrent Without -- The Tumult Within! (Table of Contents: 2)

Iron Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bad enough that Iron Man overtaxes his heart and transistors battling the sinister Whiplash...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Whiplash [Mark Scarlotti]; Big M [Whitney Frost]; Jasper Sitwell; A.I.M. [Advanced Idea Mechanics]
Synopsis
Iron Man escapes from the trap set up by Whiplash and the Big M when a cadre of AIM agents attacks the Maggia's gambling ship.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 Series) #99 (March 1968); continues in Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 Series) #1 (May 1968).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Call Him Destiny... or Call Him Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a half-darkened, eerie chamber beneath the icy Antarctic, a puzzled Sub-Mariner hurls himself at a mocking figure he suddenly sees before him, only to find...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie] (origin); Destiny; Leonard McKenzie (flashback)
Synopsis
As Namor battles Destiny, the villain recounts his past connection to Namor's father.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 Series) #101 (March 1968); continues in Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 Series) #1 (May 1968).

Astonishing Mails of Suspense (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan (illustration)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Iron Man

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Rick Adkins; Shirley Gorman; M. Spencer; Tom Struck. Includes a promo for Sub-Mariner # 1 and Iron Man # 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Iron Man; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. ["Skin surface disfigured by pimples?"]
  3. 2. The Torrent Without -- The Tumult Within!
    Iron Man
  4. 3. ["Come 'n get it, tiger - here's our New Year's gift to you!!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Call Him Destiny... or Call Him Death!
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Astonishing Mails of Suspense
  7. 6. ["204pc Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
  8. 7. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  9. 8. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Nick Caputo
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Del Gruber
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lynn Sutton
  • Lee Lines
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin