(June 1970)

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
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

The Surfer Must Kill! (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Dan Adkins ?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no other choice!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Trimpe and Adkins cover credits provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. The previous indexer credited Barry Smith with pencils; however Smith has confirmed by email (January 2015) that he did not do this cover.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Surfer Must Kill! (Table of Contents: 2)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mephisto, prince of darkness, has captured Shalla Bal!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan; SHIELD; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; The Thing; Human Torch]; Shalla Bal; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Mephisto (villain)
Synopsis
The Silver Surfer has pledged assistance to Mephisto to save Shalla Bal's life.
Reprints
Keywords
z-gas; z-gun

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

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

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

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

Candid Comments Calculated to Amuse and Confuse You! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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, In the letters page of Silver Surfer #11, Rudy Rankins stated that the Silver Surfer equals Robert E. Howard's great hero Conan.
Characters
Silver Surfer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jamie Ladd, Chris Daria, Michael J. Susko, Jr., Dale Shuman, Hank Dancer, W. Matthew, David (Aquarius), Oira (Gemini) & Bruno (Libra).

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

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Surfer Must Kill!
    Silver Surfer
  2. 1. ["Another Joe Weider breakthrough: the end of the skinny body."]
  3. 2. The Surfer Must Kill!
    Silver Surfer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. ["Exciting new club Marvelmania International"]
  6. 5. Candid Comments Calculated to Amuse and Confuse You!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. ["Dear Stan and John, In the letters page of Silver Surfer #11, Rudy Rankins stated that the Silver Surfer equals Robert E. Howard's great hero Conan."]
    Who Speaks for the Surfer?
  8. 7. ["Do you have art talent worth developing?"]
    Famous Artists School
  9. 8. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  10. 9. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mark Gordon
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood