(May 1969)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-02-04
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stamp out trading stamps!
Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

The Origin of the Simple Surfer! (Table of Contents: 1)

Simple Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Liltin' Limericks! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Phil Seuling
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Jean Izzo ?

Genre
satire-parody

Who Says a Carnival Has To Be Good? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake; Roy Thomas (see notes)
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas suspects he did some rewriting or added a few gags over Drake's script.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Pulse-Poundin' Pin-Up Dept. / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
..Here's lookin' at you! -- Shrew Storm
Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas wrote this page which only includes lettering.

Guess What's Coming To Diner? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Stu Schwartzberg
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Sutton

Genre
satire-parody

Cheap Shrills (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
Gary Friedrich (layouts); Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
satire-parody
Reprints

Indexer Notes

per Roy Thomas, Gary Friedrich provided rough breakdowns for Herb Trimpe who parodied the Janis Joplin Big Brother and the Holding Co. album cover.

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

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a Mad, Mad Ave Dept.
Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas suspects he may have written this parody.

Rent-a-Super-Hero! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils
Marie Severin; Tom Sutton ? (uncredited)
Inks
Tom Sutton (uncredited)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Herb Cooper

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

While Marie Severin is credited with the full art, this appears to be an uncredited inking job by Tom Sutton, who may possibly have finished the artwork on the last two pages. Info per Nick Caputo, July 2013.

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Dr. Deranged vs. Deadpan! (Table of Contents: 10)

Dr. Deranged / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Grainger

Genre
satire-parody

Adult Super-Hero Daydreams! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Dubay; Roy Thomas (see notes)
Pencils
Bill Dubay
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Sutton

Genre
satire-parody

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas is credited with "a smidgin of scripting".

Two More Triumphs For Marvel! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Silver Surfer; Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Valentines! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Ronn Foss
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Herb Cooper

Genre
humor

The Race to Danger (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Irrelevant Items of Lasting Inconsequence! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Instant Replay Dept. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake; Roy Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto ?; Jean Izzo ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two issues ago, we published a phantasmagorical photo...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

reprinting final page of #11's Spidey-Man story with better reproduction of photo portion.

The Return of... Forbush-Man! The Way-Out Wonder (Table of Contents: 17)

Forbush-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Sutton

Genre
satire-parody

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

This Is a Letters Page ? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters section includes an editorial asking for comments on the fan writers and artists who Roy Thomas gave a crack at producing a few strips, including Bill DuBay, Ron Foss and Sam Grainger. Letters from Miguel Santos, Ronnie Zawadsky, and David Arnold; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Not Brand Echh was cancelled with this issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Stamp out trading stamps!"]
  2. 1. The Origin of the Simple Surfer!
    Simple Surfer
  3. 2. Liltin' Limericks!
  4. 3. Who Says a Carnival Has To Be Good?
  5. 4. ["..Here's lookin' at you! -- Shrew Storm"]
    Pulse-Poundin' Pin-Up Dept.
  6. 5. Guess What's Coming To Diner?
  7. 6. Cheap Shrills
  8. 7. ["It's a Mad, Mad Ave Dept."]
  9. 8. Rent-a-Super-Hero!
  10. 9. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. Dr. Deranged vs. Deadpan!
    Dr. Deranged
  12. 11. Adult Super-Hero Daydreams!
  13. 12. Two More Triumphs For Marvel!
    Silver Surfer; Fantastic Four
  14. 13. Valentines!
  15. 14. The Race to Danger
  16. 15. Irrelevant Items of Lasting Inconsequence!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  17. 16. ["Two issues ago, we published a phantasmagorical photo..."]
    Instant Replay Dept.
  18. 17. The Return of... Forbush-Man! The Way-Out Wonder
    Forbush-Man
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    This Is a Letters Page ?
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