(September 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
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

Introducing: The Ghost! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Flying Dutchman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adkins cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited Marie Severin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now Strikes the Ghost! (Table of Contents: 2)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Bill Everett ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all who have lived... since time's first dawning... only a handful have defeated the lord of the lower depths!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Shalla Bal; Mephisto (villain); Flying Dutchman [Joost Van Straaten] (villain, introduction, origin); Death (villain)
Synopsis
Mephisto calls up the ghost of the Flying Dutchman to take on the Surfer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Series begins a regular page count and monthly publication.

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

The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and John, The Silver Surfer is now my favorite comic.
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gabriel Barbeau, J. Scott Stewart, Alan Brennert, Jerry Slawych, James R. Jonas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing: The Ghost!
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. ["Pocket spy telescope"]
  3. 2. Now Strikes the Ghost!
    Silver Surfer
  4. 3. The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan and John, The Silver Surfer is now my favorite comic."]
    Who Speaks for the Surfer?
  6. 5. ["Do you have art talent worth developing?"]
    Famous Artists School
  7. 6. ["America's greatest values in science labs and courses!"]
  8. 7. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Nick Caputo
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood