(May 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; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
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 vs JJJ (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; Spider Slayer [J. Jonah Jameson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Erroneous credits removed by Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

Captured by J. Jonah Jameson! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Professor Smythe; Spider-Slayer machine; Mary Jane Watson (introduction); Liz Allan [sic]; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson
Synopsis
Professor Smythe builds a robot to capture Spider-Man and rents it to J. Jonah Jameson.
Reprints

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
X-725
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval] (introduction, origin); Jane Foster
Synopsis
A scientist accidentally gains the power to turn himself into living stone, and to turn others into stone statues. He comes to New York to attack Thor, hoping to gain the secret of immortality. As Don Blake, Thor tricks him into falling into the river, and his stone body sinks to the bottom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance and origin of the Grey Gargoyle.

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Man Who Became the Torch! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
X-593
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Synopsis
The Wizard breaks jail, and begins pulling crimes using a new anti-gravity flying device he's invented. Via trickery and disguise, he captures Johnny, then Sue, and begins impersonating Johnny, while planning bigger and bolder crimes with which to use his anti-gravity device. With the help of Reed and Ben, Sue and Johnny escape, and Johnny goes after The Wizard, who attempts to escape by flying higher and higher with his anti-grav disc. But it malfunctions, and, unable to control it, he just keeps going higher and higher...
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The Race to Danger (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey vs JJJ
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Captured by J. Jonah Jameson!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Not Brand Echh
  4. 3. When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!
    Thor
  5. 4. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  6. 5. It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!
  7. 6. The Man Who Became the Torch!
    Human Torch
  8. 7. The Race to Danger
  9. 8. Another Marvel Masterpiece
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • John Henning
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jack Patton
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Max Capp
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