(August 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
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

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

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)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

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. [no title indexed]
    Don't Yield, Write S.H.I.E.L.D
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Henry R. Kujawa