(August 1968)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November, semi-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; #200 square bound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Secret muscle building "tools"
Characters
Chuck Sipes (photo); Dave Draper (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for body building products.

Wings in the Night! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (layouts); Don Heck (pencils)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vulture! The dictionary says: "...a bird, person, or creature that strikes ruthlessly and ravenously..."
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]; Vulture [Blackie Drago]; Gwen Stacy; Captain Stacy; Harry Osborn; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Professor Miles Warren; Green Goblin (flashback); Kraven (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next issue.

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

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

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gangway, world! Marvel's marching on!
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes Stan's Soapbox! and the Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

Not Brand Echh / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marie Severin (illustration)
Inks
Marie Severin (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now twice as many pages!
Characters
Forbush-Man

Indexer Notes

House ad for Not Brand Echh #9.

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

The Spider's Web / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita; Don Heck (illustrations)
Inks
Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and John, When Stan Lee began the current renovation of the comic book in 1962, Marvel had only two good artists.
Characters
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Watson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter of comment from reader Don McGregor.

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

Spectacular Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
John Romita (illustration)
Inks
John Romita (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The greatest event in the history of comic magazines!
Characters
Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Spectacular Spider-Man #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Silver Surfer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
John Buscema (illustration)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most daringly dramatic superhero of all time!
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]

Indexer Notes

House ad for the Silver Surfer #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
3 complete fishing outfits

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for fishing equipment.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
132pc. Roman soldiers set

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for toy soldiers.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wings in the Night!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["Secret muscle building "tools""]
  3. 2. Wings in the Night!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. ["Gangway, world! Marvel's marching on!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Now twice as many pages!"]
    Not Brand Echh
  6. 5. ["Dear Stan and John, When Stan Lee began the current renovation of the comic book in 1962, Marvel had only two good artists."]
    The Spider's Web
  7. 6. ["The greatest event in the history of comic magazines!"]
    Spectacular Spider-Man
  8. 7. ["The most daringly dramatic superhero of all time!"]
    Silver Surfer
  9. 8. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  10. 9. ["132pc. Roman soldiers set"]
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