(June 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-02-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Zenith Books, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B474873.

Now Unto Us Is Born... the Magician! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Dan Adkins (signed as A.)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed as A.)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]
Reprints

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

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Coming of... Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Dan Adkins (credited)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Ancient One; Baron Mordo
Synopsis
Origin of Doctor Strange. Stephen Strange seeks out the Ancient One in Himalayas in hope of a cure for his damaged nerves. He discovers that Mordo, a pupil of the Ancient One, is plotting to kill his teacher. Strange warns the Ancient One and then asks to study the mystic arts.
Reprints

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

Academy for Home Study Free Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Liftee Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Strange Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Dan Adkins
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, Roy, and Dan, Dr. Strange is Marvel's most unique superhero...
Characters
Doctor Strange

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Harvey Scott; Erik Stone; David Lomazoff; Vic Rosello; George Olshevsky; H.B.; and Don McRitchie; includes two panels reproduced from previous issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Now Unto Us Is Born... the Magician!
    Doctor Strange
  2. 1. ["Gigantic art mural offer!"]
    Colonial Studios
  3. 2. The Coming of... Dr. Strange
    Doctor Strange
  4. 3. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study Free Booklet
  5. 4. ["Marvel super-hero T-shirts"]
    Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  6. 5. ["Free! Muscle course that can add 3 inches to your arms fast!"]
    Joe Weider
  7. 6. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  8. 7. [Shop by Mail]
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. ["Now you can be taller instantly!"]
    The Liftee Company
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. ["The senses-shattering surprises go on and on-!"]
    Stan's Soapbox
  13. 12. ["I'll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan, Roy, and Dan, Dr. Strange is Marvel's most unique superhero..."]
    Strange Mails
  15. 14. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Spider-Man; Thor
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  17. 16. ["Make money get prizes"]
    American Seed
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