The Twelve #1/2
([October] 2008)

Marvel, 2008 Series
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Price
3.99 USD; 4.05 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
One-shot
On-sale date
2008-09-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
A Marvel Comics Publication
Barcode
759606065899 00111
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor); Alex Starbuck (editorial assistant); John Denning (assistant editor); Cory Levine (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Limited Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Twelve / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chris Weston (painted)
Inks
Chris Weston (painted)
Colors
Chris Weston (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fiery Mask; Mister E; Rockman

[Recap and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Twelve / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chris Weston (painted illo)
Inks
Chris Weston (painted illo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantom Reporter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Daring Mystery Comics #1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fiery Mask / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fiery Mask
Reprints

The Fantastic Thriller of the Walking Corpses (Table of Contents: 3)

Fiery Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils
Joe Simon (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Martin Goodman ? (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fiery Mask (origin); Zombie Master; Captain Benson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Simon is often erroneously assumed to have started editing for Timely with Daring Mystery Comics #1. He was in fact just a Funnies, Inc. writer-artist at this time, while Martin Goodman was the titular editor for the early Timely issues.

The Strange Case of the Bloodless Corpses (Table of Contents: 4)

Fiery Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon
Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fiery Mask; Captain Benson; Dr. Sendach
Reprints

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

Mister E [Mr. E] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Cal Cagno (signed)
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Martin Goodman ? (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Several of the country's leading captains of industry...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mister E; the Vampire; Betty
Reprints

The Killers of the Sea (Table of Contents: 6)

Rockman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rockman; Zombo
Reprints

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

Rockman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks
Charles Nicholas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Disaster lurks deeps in the bowels of the earth!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rockman; Alecia; pixie king; pixies
Reprints

Daily Bugle Metro Previously in The Twelve (Table of Contents: 8)

The Twelve / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chris Weston (illos)
Inks
Chris Weston (illos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Gallery of art for #8 and original art (unpainted) for this issue's cover] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Twelve / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[The Twelve #8, on sale in October] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

The Twelve / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Twelve
  2. 1. [Recap and Credits]
    The Twelve
  3. 2. [Daring Mystery Comics #1]
    Fiery Mask
  4. 3. The Fantastic Thriller of the Walking Corpses
    Fiery Mask
  5. 4. The Strange Case of the Bloodless Corpses
    Fiery Mask
  6. 5. ["Several of the country's leading captains of industry..."]
    Mister E [Mr. E]
  7. 6. The Killers of the Sea
    Rockman
  8. 7. ["Disaster lurks deeps in the bowels of the earth!"]
    Rockman
  9. 8. Daily Bugle Metro Previously in The Twelve
    The Twelve
  10. 9. [Gallery of art for #8 and original art (unpainted) for this issue's cover]
    The Twelve
  11. 10. [The Twelve #8, on sale in October]
    The Twelve
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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