(January 1971)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1970-10-06
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1970 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress with a correction factor of plus 28 days.
This issue has variants:

Comes the Cataclysm! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Sal Buscema; Marie Severin (see notes)
Inks
Sal Buscema; Marie Severin (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Dorma
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marie did the cover preliminary and also redrew Dorma's face. Info per Nick Caputo, June 2012.

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

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

Come the Cataclysm (Table of Contents: 2)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Job Number
374-Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Lady Dorma; Lord Vashti; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards] (cameo flashback); Namora (reintroduction, cameo flashback); Diane Arliss (cameo flashback); Betty Dean (cameo flashback); Byrrah (villain); Krang (villain); Dr. Dorcas [Lemuel Dorcas] (villain); United Nations [Dr. Keller; Dimitri; Alexi]
Synopsis
Namor uncovers an insidious plot by his cousin Byrrah, Warlord Krang, and Dr. Dorcas to usurp the throne of Atlantis. After restoring the status quo, Namor proposes to Lady Dorma.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; nuclear weapons; United Nations

Indexer Notes

Mention of Atlantis being built on the ruins of a surface empire (presumably pre-cataclysm Atlantis).

This issue has 20 numbered pages with pages 12 and 13 being half pages.

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

Love Lite / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 0.4 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 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 / 1 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Fantastic Four; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Coin Curios (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamps / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Send It to Subby / letters page / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Evan Peter Katten, W.P. Mills, Ralph Duby, Wizard Consulting Service, Charles Fiala, and Max Kupelman.
Includes “Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.”

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Hot Wheels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Comes the Cataclysm!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. ["Monster s-i-z-e monsters"]
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Come the Cataclysm
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. ["Love Lite psychedelic lamp"]
    Love Lite
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. ["Get all this! 104 Marvel art masterpieces!"]
    Marvelmania
  7. 6. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get a diploma"]
    Academy for Home Study
  8. 7. ["These 3 big drafting kits* given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  9. 8. Shop by Mail
  10. 9. ["Now revealed — the “2 hour” method of super speed karate"]
    Precise Publications
  11. 10. Shop by Mail; Stamps
  12. 11. Shop by Mail
  13. 12. ["Tellin' it like it was, is, and oughtta be!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  14. 13. ["Now ya gotta believe that mighty Marvel is on the move again!"]
    Fantastic Four; Thor
  15. 14. Coin Curios
    Littleton Stamps
  16. 15. ["Get both spending money and free prizes"]
    Grit Newspaper
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Send It to Subby
  18. 17. ["Come on in--the revolution's fine!"]
  19. 18. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
  20. 19. ["Secret muscle building "tools""]
    Joe Weider Course and Products
  21. 20. ["Race the fastest Hot Wheels of them all..."]
    Hot Wheels
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Jack Alalme
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore