(November 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1969-08-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co. Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress with a correction factor of plus 28 days.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Nothing Can Stop the Sting-Ray! (Table of Contents)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Johnny Craig
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Stingray [Walter Newell]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Johnny Craig inks per Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited Mike Esposito.

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

Joe Weider Course and Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Support Your Local Sting-Ray! (Table of Contents: 2)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Marie Severin (credited)
Inks
Johnny Craig (credited)
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hottest day of a humid summer...
Feature Logo
Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Genre
superhero
Characters
Diane Arliss; Sol Brodsky (cameo); Dynorr the Stalker (flashback); Bill Everett (cameo); Gary Friedrich (cameo); Don Heck (cameo); Jack Kirby (cameo); Stan Lee (cameo); Larry Lieber (cameo); John Romita Sr. (cameo); Marie Severin (cameo); Stingray [Walter Newell] (first appearance); Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Jean Thomas (cameo); Roy Thomas (cameo); Herb Trimpe (cameo); Triton; Frank Giacoia (cameo); Morrie Kuramoto (cameo); Tony Mortellaro (cameo); Stu Schwartzberg (cameo); Al Hewetson (cameo); Susan Pasternak (cameo); Pete; Edgar Benton
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In a reply to a letter in Sub-Mariner #24, Roy Thomas detailed all the caricatures Marie Severin drew on the splash page of the Marvel staff and freelancers: Stan Lee, John Romita, Herb Trimpe, Don Heck, Frank Giacoia, Morrie Kuramoto, Roy Thomas and his then wife Jeannie, Larry Lieber, Bill Everett, Sol Brodsky, Jack Kirby, Garry Friedrich, Tony Mortellaro, Stu Schwartzberg, Al Hewetson, Marie and "Former Gal Friday" Susan Pasternak.

The Race to Danger (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Lee Jeans [Lee Leens] / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

American Circle Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Precise Publications Defense Training / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 0.4 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Super Saturday on ABC (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

ABC’s Super Saturday Club / advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Send It to Subby / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Paul Truster, Samuel Uretsky, and Fred Hollis. Between story pages 12 and 13.

[Shop By Mail] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Matchbox Models / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop By Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nothing Can Stop the Sting-Ray!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. ["Secret muscle building 'tools'"]
    Joe Weider Course and Products
  3. 2. Support Your Local Sting-Ray!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Race to Danger
    Lee Jeans [Lee Leens]
  5. 4. ["Magic world of surprises & mystery"]
    American Circle Products
  6. 5. ["I'll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Defense Training
  7. 6. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit Newspaper
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  9. 8. ["Exciting new club Marvelmania International"]
  10. 9. Super Saturday on ABC
    ABC’s Super Saturday Club
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Send It to Subby
  12. 11. [Shop By Mail]
  13. 12. ["Did you know that the people who make little “Matchbox” models make big “Matchbox” models, too?"]
    Matchbox Models
  14. 13. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  15. 14. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  16. 15. ["Do you need extra money?"]
    Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Steve Jenner
  • Darrel McCann
  • Per Sandell
  • Richard Thomson
  • Steven Tice
  • Jim Van Dore