(November 1968)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Spidey Battles the Clown and His Masters of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Circus of Crime [Clown; Flying Gambonis; Human Canonball; Princess Python]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Corrected to remove erroneous art credits pointed out by Rob Allen via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Jack Kirby's incorrect credit removed by Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko; Chic Stone; Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes images from interior stories and staff credits for Roy Thomas, Sol Brodsky, Sharon Kay, John Verpoorten and Morrie Kuramoto.

The Clown, and His Masters of Menace! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ringmaster; Masters of Menace [the Clown [Elliot Franklin]; the Great Gambonnos [Ernesto and Luigi Gambonno]; the Human Cannonball [Jack Pulver]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]]; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Mrs. Van Der Twilliger; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis
After being released from prison, the Circus of Crime decides they no longer need the Ringmaster and become the Masters of Menace and plan an art heist.
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The Human Torch Meets "Captain America" (Table of Contents: 3)

Human Torch / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (Co-Plot, Dialogue); Jack Kirby (Co-Plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-449
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Carl Zante; also as The Acrobat]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Doris Evans; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Human Torch is upstaged by the return of Captain America, but the Torch realizes that it is his old enemy the Acrobat in disguise and defeats him.
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Giants Walk the Earth! (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Sharon Kay
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-636
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Dr. Donald Blake]; Odin; Balder; Heimdall; Surtur; Skagg; Loki; Enchantress; Executioner; Don Blake; Jane Foster
Synopsis
Odin comes to Earth to settle the matter of Thor's love for Jane Foster. At the same time, Loki frees Skagg, the Storm Giant and Surtur so that he never has relinquish the power over Asgard. Thor, Balder and Odin defeat the giants and Loki is punished.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey Battles the Clown and His Masters of Menace!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Clown, and His Masters of Menace!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Human Torch Meets "Captain America"
    Human Torch
  5. 4. Giants Walk the Earth!
    Thor
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