(November 1968)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita; Howard Purcell (see notes)
Inks
John Romita; Howard Purcell (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (logo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Knight [Dane Whitman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black Knight figure by John Romita. Background art taken from page 14 of interior story. Info per Nick Caputo, 2006. Cover credits confirmed 2009 on the error list via The Official Marvel Index to the Avengers #3 (Marvel Comics, Oct. 1987), p. 22.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Purcell; Dick Ayers; Bill Everett; Syd Shores
Inks
Dan Adkins; Dick Ayers; Bill Everett; Syd Shores
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Contents page includes images from interior stories. Credits include Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, John Verpoorten and Sharon Kay.

The Black Knight Reborn! (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Knight / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Howard Purcell; John Romita; Marie Severin; Herb Trimpe (see notes)
Inks
Dan Adkins; John Romita; Tom Palmer; Paul Reinman ?; Dick Ayers ? (see notes)
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Black Knight I [Sir Percy of Scandia] (as a ghost; death in flashback); Merlin (flashback); V: Modred (as ghost and in flashback); Guardian of the Ebony Blade (first appearance; death); Le Sabre [Paul Richarde] (first appearance); the Nether gods (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible inkers who assisted Adkins include Tom Palmer (pages 2-3); Dick Ayers (pages 16, 17, 20) and Paul Reinman (page 22).

Staff artists who made alterations throughout the book include Marie Severin, Herb Trimpe and John Romita, who redrew Dane Whitman's face throughout most of the story. Info per Nick Caputo, March 2013.

Black Knight's appearance takes place in between AVENGERS #55-60.

[Alien Encounter] (Table of Contents: 3)

Human Torch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Dick Ayers; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Ernie Bache; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-238
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; George; Pete Force; Ksa
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Splash panel drawn by Carl Burgos.

Wings On His Feet (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
637
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor] (origin; at age 14; develops ankle wings in this story); Princess Fen
Reprints

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

Marvel Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell (illustration)
Inks
Dan Adkins (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

letters section includes Black Knight image from opening story, promo for the next issue and letters from Bruce Meyer, Shirley Gorman, Thomas Finsterbush, Anthony Albensi Mike McDonnell and Rodney Schroeter.

Menace from the Future World! (Table of Contents: 6)

All-Winners Squad / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The All-Winners Squad [Captain America (see indexers notes); Bucky (see indexers notes); Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Namor the Sub-Mariner]; Future Man (introduction); Madame Death (introduction); Professor Yalder (scientist, death); the Stiletto Gang (introduction for all)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chapters 1-3 of a 7 chapter story which is concluded in Marvel Super-Heroes #18. The next All-Winners Squad story is in What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #4, which occurs chronologically before this one and retroactively establishes that the post-war Captain America and Bucky here are Jeff Mace (a.k.a. The Patriot) and Fred Davis.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Knight
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Black Knight Reborn!
    Black Knight
  4. 3. [Alien Encounter]
    Human Torch
  5. 4. Wings On His Feet
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mailbag
  7. 6. Menace from the Future World!
    All-Winners Squad
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