(March 1970)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1969-12-15
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 Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date derived by stamp on comic.


Spider-Man Can't Be Stopped! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Man on a Rampage! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Doctor Octopus; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May; Dr. Curt Conners; Frederick Foswell
Synopsis
Aunt May is dying due to some radioactivity in her blood, and Dr. Octopus has stolen the radioactive isotope that Peter and Dr. Conners need to create a serum to save her life.
Reprints

The Birth of the Beetle! (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Storm [Human Torch]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Beetle [Abner Jenkins] (introduction, origin); Alicia Masters; Doris Evans
Synopsis
Mechanic-inventor Abner Jenkins creates the identity of The Beetle. While taking the Fantasti-Car for a double-date, Johnny & Ben wind up being humiliated by The Beetle. But when he tries to rip off the NY World's Fair, the rematch goes the other way.
Reprints

The Mighty Thunder God! vs. the Incredible Hulk! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Hulk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pin-up info per Back Issue # 86, February 2016.

The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk! (Table of Contents: 4)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Don Blake]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp] (flashback); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (flashback); Odin; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The majority of this story is a flashback to the events of Avengers #3 (both previously shown and new scenes elaborated on).

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

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

Incredible Items and Inconceivable Info of Inestimable Importance! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spider-Man Can't Be Stopped!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Man on a Rampage!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Birth of the Beetle!
    Human Torch
  4. 3. The Mighty Thunder God! vs. the Incredible Hulk!
    Thor
  5. 4. The Mighty Thor Battles the Incredible Hulk!
    Thor
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  7. 6. Incredible Items and Inconceivable Info of Inestimable Importance!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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