(August 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., Inc.
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

The Heir of Frankenstein! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Dr. Frankenstein; Borgo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Heir of Frankenstein! (Table of Contents: 1)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Silver Surfer; VILLAINS: Dr. Frankenstein (1st); Borgo (1st); Silver Surfer duplicate (1st and Death); CAMEO FLASHBACK: Victor Frankenstein; Frankenstein's Monster; Shalla Bal; Dr. Doom
Synopsis:
Victor Frankenstein's heir creates a duplicate Silver Surfer as his ultimate monster.
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.

Welcome to the Wonderful, Way-Out World of Marvel Madness! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

I, the Gargoyle (Table of Contents: 3)

The Watcher / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Bill Everett ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

A retelling of "I, the Gargoyle!" by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #12 (May 1962).

[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 John Stewart II, Charles Oldham, Paul Snyder, Rick Brown & Roy Wortman, Tim Sullivan, Don Recchia; includes image from #5.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Heir of Frankenstein!
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. The Heir of Frankenstein!
    Silver Surfer
  3. 2. Welcome to the Wonderful, Way-Out World of Marvel Madness!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. I, the Gargoyle
    The Watcher
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Who Speaks for the Surfer?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • David Haglund
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mark Gordon
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood