Story continues between Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #39 and #40. Pages 12 and 13 are half art/half ad. The colors on page 6 are completely wrong as Peter Parker has black hair and Mary Jane has blonde. Colors credit from Bullpen Bulletins page in Daredevil #76, which says Palmer colors the Daredevil stories he inks.
Checklist of Marvel comics "now on sale."
Illustrated ad with mail-in coupon for Official Marvel Stationery Kit: scratch pads, envelopes, and stationery sheets, all illustrated with Marvel characters. Kit is $1.25 plus 50 cents postage from Marvelmania, Dept. 5K, PO Box 718, Culver City, Calif. 90230.
Stan's Soapbox discusses the problem with word balloons and captions on covers--half the readers want them and half the readers don't. A lot of art changes on various titles. Tom Palmer is the father of his first child, a girl. Sal Buscema is the father of his second child, a boy. There's a Hulk poster on the wall in one scene of the movie "There's a Girl in my Soup" and a character is reading a copy of Captain America in the movie "Brewster McCloud." Roy Thomas appeared on KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The Academy of Comic Book Arts announces nominations for 1970. Also an all-text hand-lettered blurb.
Letters of comment from Jim Salicrup (New York, N.Y.), David Beedle (Hellertown, Pa.), Dave Handy (Roseburg, Ore.), Paty (Walker Valley, N.Y.), Dave Kasakove (Port Washington, N.Y.), and Bob Rozakis (Elmont, N.Y.); includes two spot illustrations, taken from previous issues and Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.
At bottom of second letters page. Promo for Captain America #139, "now on sale." Layout splits that issue's cover image and logo and adds blurbs. Colors are different than the published cover.