(August 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1968-05-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1968, page 250, registration number B474942.

[Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill!] (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Steranko (signed as Steranko); John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Jim Steranko (signed as Steranko); John Romita (see notes)
Colors
Jim Steranko

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; Rachel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita alterations on hound per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill! (Table of Contents: 2)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Jim Steranko (credited)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Colors
Jim Steranko
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Evil winds: of terror stream, as in some cruel, unending dream...
Genre
detective-mystery; spy; superhero
Characters
Ken Astor; Alistair Rampson (butler); Mycroft (psychic detective, alias) [Miles Von Croft] (ex-Nazi U-Boat commander); Countess Caution (psychic detective); Rachel (psychic detective, Mycroft's ward); Angus MacGregor (groundskeeper); Black Hugh [Lord Hugh Ravenlock] (flashback cameo); Lord Gavin Ravenlock (deceased)
Synopsis
Murder on the moors brings Nick to investigate the death of an old army friend. He finds mystery, a trio of psychic detectives, a huge dog, and more than meets the eyes...
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Indexer Notes

Tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Hound Of The Baskervilles", mixed with a bit of the John Lucarotti AVENGERS episode, "Castle De'ath". Parodied in NOT BRAND ECHH #11 (December 1968). Also pays tribute to Simon & Kirby's "The Phantom Hound Of Cardiff Moor" from CAPTAIN AMERICA #10 (January 1942), including the 2-page title spread. Mycroft based on Peter Cushing; Rampson based on Robert Urquhart; Angus based on Boris Karloff.

Shamed By Your English? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Don Bolander Career Institute Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

You Can Now Become an Expert with Forbidden Oriental Fighting Arts (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Gangway, World! Marvel's Marching On! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Magic World of Surprises & Mystery (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit in your Spare Time (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Now Twice As Many Pages! Twice As Nutty As Ever! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Steranko (illustration)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I saw the ending of the Shield story in #167, I...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tony Muscatello, Corbett Besco, Robert Rapp, and Michael B. Holt.

The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[The Silver Surfer] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Niresk Fishing Outfits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill!]
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  2. 1. ["Secret muscle building "tools""]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  4. 3. Shamed By Your English?
    Don Bolander Career Institute Booklet
  5. 4. [Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts]
    Marvel Super-Heroes T-Shirt; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  6. 5. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  7. 6. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny
    Centre Coin Co. Catalog
  9. 8. You Can Now Become an Expert with Forbidden Oriental Fighting Arts
    Precise Publications
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. Gangway, World! Marvel's Marching On!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  12. 11. Magic World of Surprises & Mystery
    American Circle Corp.
  13. 12. Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit in your Spare Time
    Grit
  14. 13. Now Twice As Many Pages! Twice As Nutty As Ever!
    Not Brand Echh
  15. 14. ["When I saw the ending of the Shield story in #167, I..."]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
  16. 15. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
    The Spectacular Spider-Man
  17. 16. [The Silver Surfer]
    The Silver Surfer
  18. 17. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Fishing Outfits
  19. 18. ["132pc. Roman soldiers set"]
    Roman War Soldiers
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