(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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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