(February 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1968-11-05
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
Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Man Called Barracuda! (Table of Contents)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Karthon the Quester
Reprints

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

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

Never Bother a Barracuda! (Table of Contents: 2)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Captain Barracuda (villain); Karthon the Quester (villain); Naga (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Lemuria; Serpent Crown

Indexer Notes

Origin of the Serpent Crown and Lemuria.

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 / 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 Newspaper / 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Send It to Subby / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Special Bullpen Bulletin: How about the titanic fill-in...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

A note from Roy Thomas about Gene Colan's fill-in, followed by letters of comment from Dennis Moore; John Carbonaro; David Parson; Michael Evans; Paul Wikander; Christopher Hayden; and Randy Ellis. No letter responses. Also includes two panel reproductions reprinted from a previous issue.

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

Captain America; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Joe Weider Course and Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Called Barracuda!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. ["Hercules wrist band"]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  3. 2. Never Bother a Barracuda!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  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. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  7. 6. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. ["Boys 12 or older sell Grit in your spare time"]
    Grit Newspaper
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Sensational scoops to startle, stun, and soothe you!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["I'll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  13. 12. ["Special Bullpen Bulletin: How about the titanic fill-in..."]
    Send It to Subby
  14. 13. ["Two more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Captain America; Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider Course and Products
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore