(September 1968)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except October, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-06-11
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 from the publication date reported to the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 22, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1968. Copyright number B474890. Copyright given to Olympia Publications, Inc., Marvel Comics Group.

Ten Rings Hath the Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

The Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mandarin
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mandarin figure drawn by John Romita. The original, unaltered cover can be seen on Marvel Super-Heroes #61. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ten Rings Hath... the Mandarin! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (credited); Marie Severin (credited) (layouts)
Inks
Syd Shores (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; Gabriel Jones; Mandarin (villain); Mandarin Robot (villain); Yuri Brevlov (villain)
Synopsis
Just as Yuri and his men are about to decimate the Hulk, Nick Fury shows up to take his Russian foe down. The Mandarin zaps the Hulk to his compound and puts him through his paces to see if the jade giant would make a worthy ally in his bid to take over the world.
Reprints
Keywords
China; communists; Gobi Desert; quicksand; robot; teleportation

Indexer Notes

According to Herb Trimpe in his introduction to Marvel Masterworks Incredible Hulk volume 4, Marie Severin provided layouts for him. Marie also redrew the Hulk's face in several panels. Info per Nick Caputo.

Pete Duncan - "Dropout" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools I.C.S. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Intelsat III Satellite (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Olympic Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Fellows! Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[Now You Can be Taller Instantly!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Liftee Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Green Skin’s Grab-Bag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Marie Severin (illustration)
Inks
George Tuska (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

Feature Logo
Green Skin's Grab-Bag

Indexer Notes

Letters from Randy Rasmussen, Jack Hogston, Shirley Gorman, Denis Druash, Gerald Cleaver, and Mark Gawson & Mark Barclay; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Two More Triumphs For Marvel! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Phantom Eagle [Marvel]; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

American Basic Science Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ten Rings Hath the Mandarin!
    The Hulk
  2. 1. ["Hypnotic whirling coin"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. Ten Rings Hath... the Mandarin!
    The Hulk
  4. 3. Pete Duncan - "Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools I.C.S.
  5. 4. Intelsat III Satellite
    Cheerios
  6. 5. ["Get big prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales
  7. 6. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  8. 7. Fellows! Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too!
    Grit
  9. 8. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set only $1.98"]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  11. 10. More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. [Now You Can be Taller Instantly!]
    The Liftee Company
  13. 12. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Green Skin’s Grab-Bag
  15. 14. Two More Triumphs For Marvel!
    Phantom Eagle [Marvel]; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  16. 15. ["America's greatest values in science labs and courses!"]
    American Basic Science Club, Inc.
  17. 16. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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