(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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; Deluxe Editions Glossy interior (425 - 429); Direct Edition Glossy interior (430 - 442)
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #145)
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

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)

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.

Ten Rings Hath... the Mandarin! (Table of Contents: 1)

Hulk / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

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.

More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ten Rings Hath the Mandarin!
    Hulk
  2. 1. Ten Rings Hath... the Mandarin!
    Hulk
  3. 2. More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Green Skin's Grab-Bag
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