(April 1971)

Marvel, 1967 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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 US; standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound (#12-31); saddle-stitched (#32-105)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

In the Hands of Ultimo! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ultimo; Daredevil
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (14 January 2005); the original indexer credited John Romita ? with both pencils and inks.

And Men Shall Call Him...Ox ! (Table of Contents: 1)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Ox; Ox II [Dr. Karl Stragg] (introduction; death)
Synopsis
The Ox is convinced by his cellmate, Dr. Karl Stragg, that if the two can escape, the good doctor will make Ox smarter. Stragg double-crosses the Ox and switches bodies with the brute. DD tracks down the new and improved Ox only to defeat him permanently.
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The Silent Giant (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Ben
Synopsis
An old hermit becomes enraged that the nearby redwood tree will outlive him, but when he dies the tree transforms its friend into an immortal redwood too.
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Indexer Notes

A Jack Kirby/John Romita Daredevil head shot is inserted on the splash page to introduce story.

Ultimo Lives! (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan [as Adam Austin]
Inks
Jack Abel [as Gary Michaels]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mandarin; Ultimo; Senator Harrington Byrd
Synopsis
While Iron Man fights the Mandarin and his Ultimo robot, senator Byrd closes down Stark Industries.
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Crescendo! (Table of Contents: 4)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel [as Gary Michaels]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ultimo; Mandarin; Senator Harrington Byrd
Synopsis
Iron Man defeats Ultimo by tricking the monstrous android into setting off a long-dormant volcano! The Mandarin believes Tony Stark is dead, and vows Ultimo will live again. Shellhead steals a Commie jet and narrowly avoids getting shot down by US fighters. But on returning home, he discovers to his horror that Senator Byrd has not taken his failure to show at the sub-committee investigation lightly...
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Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. The Mandarin would return 7 months later in TALES OF SUSPENSE #84 (December 1966); Ultimo would eventually return in IRON MAN #69 (August 1974), though his true origins would not be revealed until IRON MAN #23-25 (December 1999-February 2000).

The Iron Warrior (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
X-147
Characters
Merlin; King Arthur; Black Knight (animated suit of armor); Sir Mogard (Intro)
Synopsis
A knight of King Arthur's court resents the favor shown Merlin and so challenges him to a battle. Merlin's champion, a black knight, wins the competition. The envious knight still sneers at Merlin and claims he has no true magic powers, but Merlin makes a mystic pass and the empty suit of armor falls in pieces upon the ground.
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Indexer Notes

A Gene Colan/Jack Abel Iron Man head shot is inserted on the splash page to introduce story.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In the Hands of Ultimo!
    Iron Man; Daredevil
  2. 1. And Men Shall Call Him...Ox !
    Daredevil
  3. 2. The Silent Giant
  4. 3. Ultimo Lives!
    Iron Man
  5. 4. Crescendo!
    Iron Man
  6. 5. The Iron Warrior
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