(April 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1969-01-02
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 (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress. Previous indexer's copy has "1/7" marked with pen.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito ?
Colors
Marie Severin ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Krustatos
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (8 April 2006); the original indexer credited Marie Severin with the pencils and Frank Giacoia with the inks.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A World Against Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Marie Severin (credited as M. Severin)
Inks
Marie Severin (credited as M. Severin)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Herb Cooper (credited as H. Cooper)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Naga (villain); Karthon the Quester (villain); Llyna [impersonates Lady Dorma] (Karthon's sister, Introduction, Death)
Reprints
Keywords
Lemuria; Serpent Crown

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer listed Dan Adkins and/or Joe Sinnott as possiblly assisting on the inking on a few pages, but Nick Caputo sees no evidence of other inkers besides Marie in the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U.S. School of Music / 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Littleton Coin Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Missile Tank (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Centre Coin Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, Roy, and John, This letter is devoted...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor, the Sub-Mariner

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kenneth Capps; Dave Hollmer; Kenneth Burke; David Lomazoff; Bob Krotts; Brian Clancey; and David Q. Deitch. Also includes a panel reproduction reprinted from a previous issue.

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

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. ["Look what's happening"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. A World Against Me!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. ["Be the one who “makes” every party!"]
    U.S. School of Music
  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. ["Boys 12 or older sell Grit in your spare time"]
    Grit
  8. 7. ["4 new "finds" for coin collectors"]
    Littleton Coin Co. Catalog
  9. 8. Missile Tank
    Honor House Products
  10. 9. ["20 course home study program"]
  11. 10. [Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. ["Fabulous facts and frivolous fables for frantic fans, faithful friends, and fiendish foes!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  13. 12. ["We pay $100.00 for only 59 Lincoln pennies"]
    Centre Coin Co. Catalog
  14. 13. ["Magic world of surprises & mystery"]
    American Circle Corp.
  15. 14. ["Dear Stan, Roy, and John, This letter is devoted..."]
    Send It to Subby
  16. 15. ["Another Marvel masterpiece!"]
    Captain America
  17. 16. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
  18. 17. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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