(February 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1968
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#1-7); saddle-stitched (#8-18)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Marie Severin ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Thor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sal Buscema inks per Nick Caputo. Info confirmed in Michael Maillot's John Buscema checklist. Previous indexer credited John Buscema with inks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema; Howard Purcell
Inks:
Sal Buscema; Paul Reinman
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Thor; Odin; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Warriors Three [Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg]; Loki (villain); CAMEOS: Hulk; The Thing; Tomazooma The Living Totem; Hercules; Zeus; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Shalla Bal; Mephisto; Galactus
Synopsis:
Loki tries to deceive the Surfer into helping him take down his brother, Thor, god of thunder. After a short battle with Thor, the Silver Surfer suspects that everything is not quite what it seems, but before he has a chance to talk to Thor, Loki teleports the Surfer back to Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Asgard; Bifrost

Indexer Notes

In the letters page of Sub-Mariner #19 Roy Thomas notes that Bill Everett was colorist for "recent issues" of the Silver Surfer.

The Terror of Tim Boo Ba (Table of Contents)

The Watcher / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Herb Cooper

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

A retelling of "The Terror of Tim Boo Ba" by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in Amazing Adult Fantasy #9 (Marvel, 1961 series) #9 (February 1962).

Another Marvel Masterpiece! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Not Brand Echh / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Who Speaks For The Surfer? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Tom Brown; D. D. Toman; Gary Anderson; Doug Fratz; Brian Carlson; Dennis Lien; Evan Katten.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny!
    Silver Surfer
  4. 3. The Terror of Tim Boo Ba
    The Watcher
  5. 4. Another Marvel Masterpiece!
    Not Brand Echh
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Who Speaks For The Surfer?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • David Haglund
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood