(June 1969)

Marvel, 1968 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 U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#1-7); saddle-stitched (#8-18)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Worlds Without End! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Sal Buscema ?
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; The Overlord
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Giacoia cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Michael Malliot's John Buscema index has Sal Buscema listed as inker. Previous indexer credited John Buscema.

Worlds Without End! (Table of Contents: 1)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Shalla Bal; The Overlord (villain, first appearance, origin, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the letters page of Sub-Mariner #19 Roy Thomas notes that Bill Everett was colorist for "recent issues" of the Silver Surfer.

Awe-Inspiring Announcements to Yawn With! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Unsuspecting! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Watcher / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto [as Sherigail]

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

A retelling of "The Unsuspecting" by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #13 (June 1962).

Kuramoto credit per Nick Caputo, April 2013. Previous indexer credited Ray Holloway but based upon an examination of the lettering styles that was an error and the pseudonym "Sherigail" was derived from Morrie Kuramoto's wife and daughter, Gail and Sherry, as noted here:

http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/new/larryhama/?p=129

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

Who Speaks for the Surfer? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Labrie, Todd Buchts, Brian Hoard, Rochell Porter, Daniel Preston, Tim Barretto, V. O. Speights, Eddie Bobb.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Worlds Without End!
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. Worlds Without End!
    Silver Surfer
  3. 2. Awe-Inspiring Announcements to Yawn With!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Unsuspecting!
    The Watcher
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Who Speaks for the Surfer?
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mark Gordon
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