(March 1969)

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
Magazine Management Co.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
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 Goes Mad! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture; Sandman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Erroneous credits removed by Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes images from interior stories.

Spider-Man Goes Mad! (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Mysterio; Aunt May Parker; Frederick Foswell; Doctor Octopus (illusion); Sandman (illusion); Vulture (illusion)
Synopsis
Mysterio tries to convince Spider-Man that he is going crazy and reveal his secret identity.
Reprints

The Thunder God Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Sharon Kay ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-704
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Dr. Donald Blake]; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; The Cobra; Don Blake; Calvin Zabo; Jane Foster
Synopsis
Thor evades the villains and transforms back into Dr. Blake, then pretends to betray Thor in order to get his cane back. He becomes Thor and defeats the Cobra easily, though Hyde escapes by becoming Calvin Zabo and slipping away. Hyde attacks Thor later, but is defeated. When Blake returns to the office he discovers that Jane hates him because of his seeming betrayal of Thor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story continues from Journey Into Mystery #105.

In the Clutches of the Puppet Master! (Table of Contents: 4)

Human Torch / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
George Roussos [as Geo. Bell]
Colors
Sharon Kay ?
Letters
Ray Holloway
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
X-515
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Puppet Master; Alicia Masters; Reed Richards [Mr. Fantastic] (cameo); Sue Storm [Invisible Girl] (cameo)
Synopsis
We learn in flashback how the Puppet Master escaped death at the tentacles of a giant octopus. He then takes control of Johnny, and sends him after Alicia romantically, in order to set him and Ben against each other. 8-page fight ensues!
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Indexer Notes

The story was "Based upon an idea by Tommy and Jimmy Goodkind, Hewlett Harbor, New York".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey Goes Mad!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Spider-Man Goes Mad!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Thunder God Strikes Back!
    Thor
  5. 4. In the Clutches of the Puppet Master!
    Human Torch
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