(May 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-02-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Big Premiere Issue (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; A.I.M.; Mordius; Jasper Sitwell; Big M [Whitney Frost]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited Frank Giacoia.

Alone Against A.I.M.! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Johnny Craig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These swirling waves of raw energy pulled me right through the hull of the Maggia's ship--
Feature Logo
The Invincible Iron Man
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; S.H.I.E.L.D. [Jasper Sitwell; Nick Fury; Gabriel Jones; Dum Dum Dugan]; Maggia [Big M [Whitney Frost]]; Whiplash [Mark Scarlotti]; A.I.M. [Mordius (introduction)]
Synopsis
A.I.M. manages to make three duplicates of the Iron Man armor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Iron Man & Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #1.

The Origin of Iron Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Iron Man / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Johnny Craig (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The time: March 1963! The place: a secluded section of the U.S. defense perimeter in Viet-Nam!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark] (origin retold); Wong-Chu; Professor Yinsen (death)
Synopsis
A re-telling of Iron Man's origin.
Reprints

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

Sock It to Shell-Head / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich ?
Pencils
Gene Colan (illustrations)
Inks
Johnny Craig (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

Feature Logo
Sock It to Shell-Head
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Whiplash [Mark Scarlotti]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Chris Barth, Richard Carlson, James Held, Mike Tyler, Ellis Whitby, Dennis McConihay, Rachel Presley, and Wilfred Khan.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Big Premiere Issue
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Alone Against A.I.M.!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. The Origin of Iron Man
    Iron Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Sock It to Shell-Head
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