(May 1968)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-02-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

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

Spidey Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man; Human Torch vignette); Jack Kirby (Thor vignette); Russ Heath (Marvel Boy vignette)
Inks
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man; Human Torch vignette); Chic Stone (Thor vignette); Russ Heath (Marvel Boy vignette)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Revised cover credits by Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Russ Heath; Don Heck; Dick Ayers
Inks
Steve Ditko; Russ Heath; Don Heck; Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories.

Spidey Strikes Back! (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]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Enforcers [Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]]; J. Jonah Jameson; Mr. Wormly; Rock Gimpy; Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds (introduction); Louie (Stool Pigeon); Scorpion [Mac Gargan] (unnamed, out of costume)
Synopsis
Sandman and the Enforcers capture the Human Torch. When Spider-Man questions a stool pigeon and learns of this he comes to the aid of the Human Torch.
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Eyes of Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Professor Vance [the Great Video]
Synopsis
An accident gives a scientist x-ray vision.
Reprints

Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (Plot); Ernie Hart (Script)
Pencils
Dick Ayers (credited)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Harold (credited) [as S. Harold]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Asbestos Man [Professor Orson Kasloff] (Intro) (Origin); Blackie Backer (racketeer) (Intro); Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]
Synopsis
A financially frustrated scientist invents a fireproof suit in order to impress underworld hoods to become his partners in crime.
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The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde! (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited)
Inks
Don Heck (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-513
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor; Mr. Hyde; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Odin
Synopsis
Mister Hyde kidnaps Don Blake and Jane Foster and then tries to steal a submarine using Jane as a hostage. Jane stops Thor from catching Hyde because she thinks that Don is still in danger. The police realize that Hyde framed Thor for the bank robbery, but Jane's actions convince Odin that she is unworthy of immortality.
Reprints

Here It Is! Proof Positive That the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing! (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 Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Spidey Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Eyes of Death!
    Marvel Boy
  5. 4. Fighting to the Death with the Asbestos Man!
    Human Torch
  6. 5. The Master Plan of Mr. Hyde!
    Thor
  7. 6. Here It Is! Proof Positive That the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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