(January 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-10-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Perfect Film & Chemical Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

There is a 1994 reprint that is exactly the same except for new advertisements. On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Origin of Captain America! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The background is the New York Times front page from December 8, 1941. (Source identified by Darci via the GCD Error Tracker.)

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

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

The Hero That Was! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Syd Shores (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We did it, Cap!
Feature Logo
Captain America, Living Legend of World War II
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (origin); Bucky [Bucky Barnes] (flashback); Nick Fury; General Phillips (flashback); Professor Reinstein (flashback, death); Heinz Kruger (flashback); Agent R [Cynthia Glass] (flashback); Sgt. Duffy (flashback)
Synopsis
Captain America tells Nick Fury his origin.
Reprints

80,000 Candlepower (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Freeman Electric Co. Skin Diving Torch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Academy for Home Study Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Precise Publications Book and Dummy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Let's Yap with Cap (Table of Contents: 12)

Let's Yap with Cap / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Gordon Matthews, Kenneth Burke, Wayne Warfield, Phil Blunt, Dan Daugherty, Dale Landry, Harvey Sobel and Donald McGregor.

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

Namor the Sub-Mariner; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Captain America!
    Captain America
  2. 1. ["Hercules wrist band"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. The Hero That Was!
    Captain America
  4. 3. 80,000 Candlepower
    Freeman Electric Co. Skin Diving Torch
  5. 4. ["It's brand new!! Marvel's swingin' inflatable plastic pillows!"]
    Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  6. 5. ["Now you can finish high school at home"]
    Academy for Home Study Booklet
  7. 6. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. ["Boys 12 or older make $1 to $5 in your spare time"]
    Grit
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["A titanic treasure-trove of traumatically tempting tid-bits, tastefully tossed together to tease and tantalize thee!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["I’ll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  13. 12. Let's Yap with Cap
    Let's Yap with Cap
  14. 13. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Namor the Sub-Mariner; Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["Secret muscle building "tools""]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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