(July 1968)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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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:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The Scorpion
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Background color is different from the original, also more cover blurbs are added.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers; Bill Everett; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Dick Ayers; Bill Everett; George Roussos
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior stories.

The Coming of the Scorpion! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg?
Letters:
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The Scorpion [Macdonald "Mac" Gargan]; Liz Allen; Flash Thompson; Aunt May; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Ned Leeds; Dr. Farley Stillwell
Synopsis:
J. Jonah Jameson pays Dr. Stillwell to turn Mac Gargan into the Scorpion to try to capture Spider-Man. Stillwell's formula makes Gargan become more evil than he originally was and the Scorpion goes on a rampage and is finally stopped by Spider-Man.
Reprints:

The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Caves of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Donna Lake; Orion Rex [Dr. Noiro] (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

The Living Bomb! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Jerry Siegel [as Joe Carter] (script)
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Ted Braddock (TV commentator); The Eel [Leopold Stryke] (Intro); Charles Lawson (inventor); Moxie Gahagan (fence); Wizard (cameo); Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Baldy (gangster; cameo)
Synopsis:
A TV host starts a public campaign against the Human Torch. The Torch’s efforts to regain his popularity fail, but when he stops the high tech thief the Eel from detonating a powerful bomb he is redeemed.
Reprints:

The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen [as S. Rosen]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man; Hank Pym; Tony Stark; Avengers [Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Odin; Loki; Heimdall; Norn Hag (I); Don Blake; Mr. Hyde (flashback); Jane Foster (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Norn Hag and the Well of Centures, story continued in Journey Into Mystery #102.

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Coming of the Scorpion!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
  5. 4. Caves of Doom
    Marvel Boy
  6. 5. The Living Bomb!
    Human Torch
  7. 6. The Return of Zarrko, the Tomorrow Man!
    Thor
  8. 7. [Ads]
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