(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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched (#1-15); Squarebound (#16-18)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jim Steranko
Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jim Steranko
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Evil winds: of terror stream, as in some cruel, unending dream...
Genre
detective-mystery; spy
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...
Reprints

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.

Gangway, World! Marvel's Marching On! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Now Twice As Many Pages! Twice As Nutty As Ever! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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...

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: 5) (Expand) /

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

[The Silver Surfer] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Silver Surfer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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. Dark Moon Rise, Hell Hound Kill!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. 2. Gangway, World! Marvel's Marching On!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Now Twice As Many Pages! Twice As Nutty As Ever!
    Not Brand Echh
  5. 4. ["When I saw the ending of the Shield story in #167, I..."]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
  6. 5. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
    The Spectacular Spider-Man
  7. 6. [The Silver Surfer]
    The Silver Surfer
This issue was most recently modified by:
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