(December 1969)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

O, Bitter Victory! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Silver Surfer; Shalla Bal
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)

O, Bitter Victory! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The flying creature from another world has seized our prisoner...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Shalla Bal; Yarro Gort (villain); the General (villain, first appearance, dies); El Capitan (villain, first appearance, dies); Manuel (villain); Maria (villain); Pedro (villain)
Synopsis
Yarro Gort helps fuel a dictatorship and targets their prime enemy, the Silver Surfer. Shalla Bal is injured and Surfer is forced to send her back to Zenn-La alone.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Matchbox / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Audel Practical Guides / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop By Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Avengers [superhero]; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and John, Since the last adventure of the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four #77, I have been pondering an important question.
Characters
Silver Surfer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mitchell Zingman, J. C. Rosenzweig, Paul M. Kay, Frederick L. Zoucha, Gregory Pierson, Thomas Lane, Mitch Berman, and Rudy Rankins; also includes “Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.”

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

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. O, Bitter Victory!
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. ["New catalog of 2000 novelties 10c"]
  3. 2. O, Bitter Victory!
    Silver Surfer
  4. 3. ["Collect coins.. the hobby road to riches"]
    Centre Coin Co.
  5. 4. ["These 3 big drafting kits* given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  6. 5. ["A sagacious smattering of somewhat senseless small-talk!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  7. 6. ["'Matchbox' jigsaw puzzles."]
    Matchbox
  8. 7. ["Get both spending money and free prizes"]
    Grit
  9. 8. ["Audel skill-building practical guides"]
    Audel Practical Guides
  10. 9. ["I'll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications
  11. 10. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  12. 11. ["High School"]
  13. 12. Shop by Mail
  14. 13. ["2 more triumphs from Marvel"]
    The Avengers [superhero]; Thor
  15. 14. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. ["Dear Stan and John, Since the last adventure of the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four #77, I have been pondering an important question."]
    Who Speaks for the Surfer?
  17. 16. ["Sorry, we only hire high school graduates"]
    Wayne School
  18. 17. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider
  19. 18. ["Do you have art talent worth developing?"]
    Famous Artists School
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