(June 1969)

Marvel, 1965 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 U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

It Started on Yancy Street (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing; Invisible Girl]; Watcher
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is altered from original: backgrounds have been changed, the Watcher figure was moved and the FF figures were enlarged.

It Started on Yancy Street! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-713
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; The Red Ghost and his Super-Apes; The Watcher; Alicia Masters
Reprints

[The Thing] (Table of Contents: 2)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?

Characters
Thing

Indexer Notes

Thing image taken from an issue of Fantastic Four.

The Origin of the Mandarin! (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin; Bill; Dave
Synopsis
Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, who proceeds to relate his origin.
Reprints

The Watcher's Sacrifice! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
X-714
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]; Queen Kalthea; Fantastic Four [Thing; Human Torch; Mister Fantastic] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Watcher falls in love with a courageous alien queen, but his duty forces him to leave her.
Reprints

Medusa (Table of Contents: 5)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Barry Windsor Smith ?

Characters
Medusa
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Medusa illustration by Barry Smith is likely an original printed for the first time in this issue.

The Defeat of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Characters
Dormammu; Baron Mordo; Dr. Strange; The Ancient One; Hamir (unnamed); Sen-Yu (The Ancient One's accountant, Hong Kong)
Synopsis
Dormammu agrees to give Mordo power without limit so that he may destroy Dr. Strange. In Tibet, Mordo and two followers attack. Strange manages to whisk his aging mentor to safety. As Strange leaves his mentor with a loyal hermit, Dormammu sends spirits to search for him. Strange attempts to lure the spirits away from his weakened mentor. In Hong Kong, Strange contacts The Ancient One's accountant, who gets him a passport while he rests. Before long, Strange is surrounded by Mordo's minions, and after a short battle, is on the run again.
Reprints

[Dr. Strange] (Table of Contents: 7)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?

Characters
Dr. Strange; Dormammu; Baron Mordo

Indexer Notes

Dr. Strange art taken from the tee-shirt, which in turn was an amalgamation of figures from Strange Tales # 127 and 129. Vignettes added from various issues of Strange Tales.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It Started on Yancy Street
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. It Started on Yancy Street!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [The Thing]
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  4. 3. The Origin of the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  5. 4. The Watcher's Sacrifice!
    Tales of the Watcher
  6. 5. Medusa
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  7. 6. The Defeat of Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  8. 7. [Dr. Strange]
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
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