(August 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., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor); Roy Thomas (associate editor)

Issue Notes

numbering continues with Marvel's Greatest Comics (Marvel, 1969 series) #23

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will the mysterious Diablo finally be the villain who succeeds in breaking up the F.F.??!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing; Invisible Girl]; Diablo
Reprints

The Dreaded Diablo! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-730
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; Baron Hugo; Diablo (introduction); Featherstone
Synopsis
On a vacation in Transylvania, the FF encounter a castle inhabited by Diablo.
Reprints

Mr. Fantastic (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic
Reprints
  • From ?

Somewhere Lurks the Phantom (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Phantom [Dr. Birch]; Sam; Pete; Bill; Adams
Synopsis
Iron Man stops industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be one of his employees.
Reprints

Iron Man (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man

Indexer Notes

Image taken from the splash page of Tales of Suspense # 74.

The Man in the Ant Hill! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Lieber (script); Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-430
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henry Pym [later known as Ant-Man] (introduction)
Synopsis
Henry Pym invents a shrinking serum, but is trapped in an ant hill when he tests it. He is attacked by several ants, but one of them helps him escape and restore his ordinary size. He destroys the serum because it is too dangerous.
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Indexer Notes

Henry Pym next appeared in Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #35 (September 1962).

The Hunter and the Hunted (Table of Contents: 6)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot, uncredited); Stan Lee (credited) (dialogue)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Baron Mordo; Dormammu
Synopsis
In the far East, Strange is on the run from Mordo and his minions, unaware that Mordo's increased power comes from Dormammu. As Mordo forcibly recruits more followers to search for Strange, the mage makes plans to hop a plane to NYC. The Wraiths discover him, and only by conning them into believing he's vanished is he able to make his getaway.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 17.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Will the mysterious Diablo finally be the villain who succeeds in breaking up the F.F.??!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Dreaded Diablo!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Mr. Fantastic
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  4. 3. Somewhere Lurks the Phantom
    Iron Man
  5. 4. Iron Man
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  6. 5. The Man in the Ant Hill!
  7. 6. The Hunter and the Hunted
    Doctor Strange
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