(October 1969)

Marvel, 1969 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; Roy Thomas (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver & Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#23-33), Saddle-Stitched (#34-96)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[none] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mole Man; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Moloids
Reprints

The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-764
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mole Man (villain); Dr. Franklin Storm (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Moloids; the Avengers [Thor; Giant Man; Wasp; Captain America; Iron Man]
Reprints

Hawkeye and the New Black Widow Strike Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Brushnev (communist scientist, in flashback); Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Synopsis
Iron Man tackles Hawkeye and the new Black Widow, who is now a costumed villainess.
Reprints

Pick A Pair Of Winners From Mighty Marvel! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Hawkeye (Table of Contents: 4)

Hawkeye / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hawkeye

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Hawkeye image taken from Avengers # 30, July 1966, with backgrounds added by an unknown artist.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: The Black Widow (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Widow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Widow

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Black Widow image taken from Avengers # 32, September 1966, with backgrounds added by an unknown artist.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Iron Man (Table of Contents: 6)

Iron Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Michel Faber (June 30, 2006). Iron-Man image taken from tee shirt.

The Watcher's Power! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
X-732
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis
Space Pirates plan to attack a rich planet, thinking the Watcher will not interfere. They are destroyed, because they unknowingly targeted the Watcher's home world, the one planet that he can interfere with.
Reprints

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel! [October 1969]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

Face-to-Face at Last With Baron Mordo! (Table of Contents: 9)

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)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; The Demon; The Ancient One; Hamir (unnamed); Baron Mordo; Dormammu; Clea (unnamed); Clea's father (unnamed)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 17. Though not indicated in the dialogue, The Demon is the same villain last seen in STRANGE TALES #128 (January 1965).

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [none]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Hawkeye and the New Black Widow Strike Again!
    Iron Man
  4. 3. Pick A Pair Of Winners From Mighty Marvel!
  5. 4. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Hawkeye
    Hawkeye
  6. 5. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: The Black Widow
    Black Widow
  7. 6. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up: Iron Man
    Iron Man
  8. 7. The Watcher's Power!
    Tales of the Watcher
  9. 8. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Latest and Greatest Goodies from Maniacal Marvel! [October 1969]; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  10. 9. Face-to-Face at Last With Baron Mordo!
    Dr. Strange
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