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  • Issue #1
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 1
    • 1 1/4" spine split.
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2070434007

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four, Tales to Astonish, and Journey into Mystery) and Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man), inks by George Klein (Fantastic Four), Steve Ditko (Amazing Spider-Man), Dick Ayers (Tales to Astonish), and George Roussos (Journey into Mystery). Reprints Fantastic Four #2, Spider-Man #3, Tales of Asgard from Journey into Mystery #97, and Ant-Man from Tales to Astonish #36. "The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Four shape-changing Skrulls pose as the Fantastic Four and act as criminals while the true ones are in the country and recall their origin; The real FF is imprisoned by the government for their criminal acts; They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls; The FF infiltrate the Skrull mothership and pose as the Skrull spies. "The Challenge of Comrade X," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Ant-Man is hunted by a Soviet agent sent to capture him, but a beautiful stranger warns him of the spy's whereabouts. "Tales of...Asgard! Home of the Mighty Norse Gods," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); Story about how Odin and his brothers protected the Earth while waiting for the coming of man. "Spider-Man versus Doctor Octopus," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When an experiment goes wrong, Otto Octavius gains control of his robotic arms and decides to take over an atomic facility, but Spider-Man stops him. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 2
    • Glue beginning to detach cover from interior. 1/4" spine split from bottom.
    • Cover detached.
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    Reprints Fantastic Four #3, Spider-Man #4, and Ant-Man from Tales to Astonish #37. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four, Tales to Astonish) and Steve Ditko (Spider-Man cover), inks by Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four), Steve Ditko (Spider-Man), and Dick Ayers (Tales to Astonish). "The Menace of the Miracle Man," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Miracle Man performs his super-villain debut at his magic show by humiliating the Thing; Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue; Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars statue and Invisible Girl stows away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen; The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man. "Trapped by the Protector!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Ant-Man deals with a dangerous extortionist, who turns out to be disguised as one of the victimized jewelers. "Nothing Can Stop...the Sandman," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 3
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • 2" crack to upper back side of slab.
    • Label #0038091015

    Reprints Fantastic Four #4, Tales of Suspense #40, Hulk #3, and Doctor Strange. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros), inks by Sol Brodsky (Fantastic Four), Don Heck (Tales of Suspense), and Dick Ayers (Incredible Hulk). "The Coming of...Sub-Mariner!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch; Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner; The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory; The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York. "Iron Man versus Gargantus!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Tony takes his newest date, Marion, to the circus; When the wild animals escape, he rounds them up as Iron Man; His grey armor scares the onlookers; Marion suggests that a golden metal might make him look more heroic; A golden Iron Man then battles Gargantus, who turns out to be a mighty robot built by aliens. "Dr. Strange, Master of Black Magic!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Doctor Strange is called on by a man having bad dreams, and confronts Nightmare; The mans dreams reveal that he is guilty of fraud and Strange makes him confess. "The Saga of the Sneepers!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos; An alien race watches humanity's progress, worried that they will one day overtake them; With the invention of the atomic bomb and the Cold War, they decide that humanity will wipe itself out before it poses a threat. "Banished to Outer Space," script by Stan Lee," pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The military captures Rick and Ross convinces him that they need the Hulk to test a new experimental rocket for national security; Rick tricks the jade giant into the capsule but once it is shot into space, he realizes that Ross deceived him to get rid of his foe. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 4
    • Tear on back cover, affects story and art slightly.

    Reprints Fantastic Four #7, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #41, Incredible Hulk #4 (The Monster and the Machine), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales # 111. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros) and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange image), inks by Dick Ayers (Hulk), Sol Brodsky (Tales of Suspense), Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four), and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange). "Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Kurrgo sends a robot to take the Fantastic Four to Planet X. "The Stonghold of Doctor Strange!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An imprisoned criminal scientist takes control of Iron Man in order to free himself; He threatens to blow up the world unless he is made world ruler; Iron Man stops him by shorting out his power and is helped by the villain's conscience-stricken daughter. "Face-to-Face with the Magic of Baron Mordo!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In his castle in Europe, Baron Mordo plots to steal the secrets of his former master, the Ancient One; Sending his spirit form to Tibet, he causes Hamir to poison the Ancient One's food; From his NYC sanctum, Strange senses his master's plight, and challenges Mordo to a battle in their spirit forms. "The Monster and the Machine!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Rick uses some of Banner's machinery to transform the Hulk, who was stuck in his monster persona, back into Bruce; Bruce is incredibly weakened by the transformation and takes a chance in using the machinery on himself again which transforms him back into the Hulk's body but with Bruce Banner's mind; Now Bruce and the Hulk can switch at will using the gamma ray machine. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 5
    • 3/4" spine split from top.

    Reprints Fantastic Four #8, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #42, Incredible Hulk #4 (The Gladiator from Outer Space), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #114. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros of FF, Tales of Suspense and Hulk scene), Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange scene), and Larry Lieber (Watcher vignette), inks by Dick Ayers (FF cover repro and Hulk scene); Don Heck (Tales of Suspense cover repro); George Roussos (Dr. Strange scene); and Sol Brodsky (Watcher vignette). "Prisoners of the Puppet Master!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master tests his radioactive clay that gives him the power to remotely control people that are modeled in the clay; The Puppet Master gets the Thing under his command and imprisons the Invisible Girl. He then sends the Thing and Alicia Masters, disguised as Sue Storm, to infiltrate the Baxter Building; While acting under the Puppet Master's influence, the Thing is subjected to one of Mister Fantastic's potions that changes him back to Ben Grimm. "Trapped by the Red Barbarian," script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), art by Don Heck; A Soviet spymaster sends a master of disguise to steal the design of Tony Stark's latest weapon; The Actor steals the plans and learns Iron Man's secret identity, but Iron Man regains the plans and tricks the communists into killing their own agent. "Journey's End!" Tales of the Watcher story, script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Sol Brodsky; A meek and lonely space pilot volunteers for a suicide mission to investigate a strange cosmic cloud; The cloud hides a utopian planet, whose inhabitants only want humans brave enough to face the unknown to visit them. "The Return of the Omnipotent Baron Mordo!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Strange is lured into a trap in England by Baron Mordo, but defeats him with the help of a woman with latent magical talents. "The Gladiator from Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; An alien invades earth and claims his people will conquer the planet unless he is met in battle by the strongest opponent the world has to offer; Hulk meets the challenge but finds out it is all a ploy by the Russians to capture him and create an army of hulks of their own. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 6

    Reprints Fantastic Four #9, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #43, Incredible Hulk #5 (Beauty and the Beast), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #116.Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros) and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange), inks by Dick Ayers (cover repros) and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange). "The End of the Fantastic Four!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Fantastic Four are bankrupt and the Sub-Mariner is scheming to use this; The Sub-Mariner offers the Fantastic Four one million dollars if they star in a film that he's producing; Mr. Fantastic, Torch and Thing discovers that the film project is a setup. "Kala, Queen of the Netherworld!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Don Heck; Stark is abducted by the queen of an underground kingdom to help her invade the surface; As Iron Man, Stark shows her that she would rapidly age on the surface, convincing her to call off the invasion. "Return to the Nightmare World!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Nightmare has discovered the ability to capture humans and bring them to his world for study while they sleep; The police ask Strange's help, as a "last resort," to discover the cause behind a rash of people unable to awaken. "Beauty and the Beast!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Underground overlord Tyrannus kidnaps Betty and lures the Hulk into his subterranean kingdom, forcing the Hulk to do his bidding to keep Betty safe; The Jade Giant is powerless until Rick frees Betty, thus leaving the Hulk free to bring the house down on Tyrannus. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 7

    Reprints Fantastic Four #13, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #44, Incredible Hulk #5 (The Hordes of General Fang), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #117. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros & Hulk) and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange), inks by Don Heck? (Fantastic Four cover), Dick Ayers (Tales of Suspense cover & Hulk), and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange). Reprints Fantastic Four #13, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #44, Incredible Hulk #5 (The Hordes of General Fang), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #117. "The Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; While Reed prepares a journey to the Blue Area of the Moon, Ivan Kragoff trains three apes to pilot a spaceship and take possession of the Moon "for the communist empire"; In space, the Fantastic Four's ship crosses that of Ivan Kragoff and they learn of the powers the apes have acquired before landing on the moon; The Watcher appears and explains where he comes from and why he cannot take sides in the battle between the Fantastic Four and the Red Ghost. "The Mad Pharaoh!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), art by Don Heck; After waking up from a 2000 years long sleep, Hatap, the Mad Pharaoh, brings Tony Stark into the past to resume his war against Cleopatra. Stark helps Cleopatra defeat Hatap as Iron Man. "The Many Traps of Baron Mordo!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Mordo places a spell over Doctor Strange's house that causes it to vanish to another dimension. Strange manages to track Mordo down using his ethereal form, but it becomes trapped in Mordo's lair; Mordo goes to see the Ancient One, claiming he's changed his way, just so he can attack him unawares. "The Hordes of General Fang!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Hulk thwarts a would-be Genghis Khan conqueror named General Fang from taking over the Asian province of Llhasa, and he only has to dress up as the Abominable Snowman once to do it. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 8

    Reprints Fantastic Four #10, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #45, Incredible Hulk #2 (Terror of the Toad Men Part 1), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #118. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (cover repros), Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange), Steve Ditko ? (Tales of Suspense cover) and Don Heck ? (Tales of suspense cover), inks by Dick Ayers (Fantastic Four cover), Don Heck (Tales of Suspense cover), and Steve Ditko (Hulk cover & Dr. Strange). "The Return of Doctor Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Doctor Doom returns from his unwanted journey in space and visits Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in order to make them set a trap for the Fantastic Four; Doctor Doom tells how he managed to return to Earth with the help of the Ovoids and then he changes bodies with Mr Fantastic using Ovoid technology; Doctor Doom convinces the rest of the Fantastic Four that he is Mr. Fantastic. "The Icy Fingers of Jack Frost!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), art by Don Heck; A washed up boxer saves Stark's life, and he hires him as a chauffeur; Meanwhile, a scientist fired by Stark creates a suit that gives him the power to freeze whatever is near him. He attacks Stark and Iron Man stops him. "The Possessed!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Using his "Earthly Scanner," which is a small replica of the planet, Strange senses evil somewhere in Bavaria; In a remote village, he finds the townspeople the victims of some strange form of possession, and believes a supernatural force is at work. "The Terror of the Toad Men, Part 1: Enter...the Toad Men," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; The Toad Men are above Earth, in search of its brightest scientist; Meanwhile, Rick and Bruce explore an underground cave where they hope to imprison Hulk each night. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 9
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    Reprints Fantastic Four #14, Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #119, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #46 & 53, and Incredible Hulk #2 (Terror of the Toad Men Part 2 and 3). Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (covers & Hulk) and Steve Ditko (Dr. Strange), inks by Dick Ayers (Fantastic Four cover) and Steve Ditko (Fantastic Four cover, Hulk & Dr. Strange). "The Merciless Puppet Master," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four; This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner. "Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Robert Bernstein (script), art by Don Heck; Khrushchev sends the Crimson Dynamo in the United States to "wreck Stark's project and get rid of Iron Man"; Iron Man defeats the Crimson Dynamo and convinces him to defect. "Beyond the Purple Veil!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Doctor Strange must rescue two thieves who unwittingly steal a magic gem from him and are trapped in a mystical dimension as a result. "The Way It Began...", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The Watcher comes from a super-advanced race that decides to share its technology with others; When their first attempt ends in tragedy they vow never to interfere with the affairs of less advanced species. "The Terror of the Toad Men Part 2: Prisoners of the Toad Men!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; The Toad men capture Bruce Banner and bring him to their spaceship. "The Terror of the Toad MenPart 3: Bruce Banner, Wanted for Treason!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; Bruce Banner is found in a Toad Men crashed spaceship while their fleet arrives on Earth. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 10

    Reprints Fantastic Four #15, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #47, Watcher story from Tales of Suspense, Incredible Hulk # 2 (Terror of the Toad Men part 4 and 5), No Doctor Strange this issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (covers & Hulk) and Larry Lieber (Watcher), inks by Dick Ayers (Fantastic Four cover), Sol Brodsky? (Tales of Suspense cover), George Roussos? (Tales of Supsense cover), Steve Ditko (Hulk), and Chic Stone (Watcher). "The Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Mad Thinker has summoned gang leaders to try to become the king of New York; To achieve his goal, he must defeat the Fantastic Four; So he makes sure they are all offered interesting opportunities. "Iron Man Battles the Melter!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Don Heck; A former competitor of Tony Stark becomes the Melter and sabotages one of his plants; Iron Man tries to defend it but must flee before the Melter. "Hands Off!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Chic Stone; The Watcher is tempted to break his vow of non-interference, but sees that it is for the best to obey. "The Terror of the Toad Men Part 4: Hulk Runs Amok!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; Hulk escapes from his cell while General Ross forgets about the Toad Men. "The Terror of the Toad Men Part 5: The End of the Hulk?", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko; Bruce Banner repels the Toad Men invasion. Doctor Strange pinup by Steve Ditko. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 11
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    Reprints Fantastic Four #16, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #51, Incredible Hulk #6 (Metal Master part 1), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales # 120. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four & Tales of Suspense cover), Steve Ditko (Hulk cover & Dr. Strange), inks by Dick Ayers (Fantastic Four cover), George Roussos (Tales of Suspense cover), and Steve Ditko (Hulk cover & Dr. Strange). "The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Fantastic Four answers a cry for help from someone too small to be seen; They arrive in a micro-world whose leader is Doctor Doom. "The Sinister Scarecrow," script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A contortionist becomes the Scarecrow and steals some plans from Tony Stark to sell them to Cuba; Iron Man follows the Scarecrow and steals back the plans. "The House of Shadows!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Strange is on the scene to observe a TV crew as they prepare to enter & broadcast about a "Haunted House"; Strange discovers something is amiss, as he is unable to enter via his spirit form. "The Incredible Hulk vs The Metal Master!" Part 1, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Finding his transformations more and more difficult using his gamma ray machine, the Hulk with Banner's brain also finds that he has Banner's features when he zaps himself to face the alien invading Metal Master and his head does not transform. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 12

    Reprints Fantastic Four #17, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #52, Incredible Hulk #6 (The Metal Master part 2), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #121. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (FF), Steve Ditko (Hulk), Don Heck (Iron Man), inks by Dick Ayers, Joe Sinnott (FF), Steve Ditko (Hulk), and Don Heck (Iron Man). "Defeated by Doctor Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Back from the Micro-world, Doctor Doom attacks the Fantastic Four once more by kidnapping Alicia. "The Crimson Dynamo Strikes Again!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico, art by Don Heck; The Black Widow and Boris are sent to America to kill Anton Vanko, the Crimson Dynamo, for defecting to America; They are also tasked with killing both Iron Man and Tony Stark. "Witchcraft in the Wax Museum!" script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A phone call lures Strange away in his ectoplasmic form, so Baron Mordo can steal his body; Knowing that if the two are not reunited in 24 hours Strange is doomed, Mordo places a spell over the body so Strange cannot return to it. "The Incredible Hulk vs The Metal Master!" Part 2, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The power of the Metal Master is too much for the Hulk and he is captured by Ross. Rick forms the Teen Brigade. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 13

    Reprints Fantastic Four #18, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #53, Incredible Hulk #6 (The Metal Master part 3), and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales #122. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. "A Skrull Walks Among Us!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Skrull Emperor sends the Super-Skrull, a Skrull possessing all the powers of the Fantastic Four, to conquer Earth. "The Black Widow Strikes Again!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Don Rico (script), art by Don Heck; To redeem herself in the eyes of her Communist leader, Black Widow steals the new anti-grav ray device developed by Tony Stark and attacks Fort Knox; Iron Man destroys the ray device, but the Black Widow escapes. "The World Beyond," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko; Nightmare attacks Dr. Strange once again through his dreams. "The Failure!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Paul Reinman; The Earth of the future is overwhelmingly materialistic, except for one idealistic young man and his lover; They are abducted by aliens, who have determined that he is the best suited to be absolute ruler of their empire. "The Incredible Hulk vs The Metal Master!" Part 3, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The Hulk defeats the Metal Master with the help of Rick Jones and the Teen Brigade. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 14
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    Reprints Fantastic Four 20, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 56, Dr. Strange from Strange Tales 123, and The Incredible Hulk 1. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. "The Mysterious Molecule Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Watcher asks the Fantastic Four to stop a new menace who could destroy the whole universe: the Molecule Man. "The Uncanny Unicorn!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A Soviet agent with high-tech armor comes to the US to capture Iron Man; He kidnaps Pepper and injures Happy to draw Iron Man out, and then threatens to blow up Stark's factory unless Iron Man comes with him. Iron Man boards Unicorn's plane, but then destroys it, though the Unicorn escapes. "The Challenge of Loki!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); Strange practices the art of levitation; Meanwhile, in faraway Asgard, home of the Norse Gods, Loki, God of Mischief, plots as always; He contacts Strange and tries to convince him that he is a prisoner of Thor, who is evil and deceiving his father. "The Coming of the Hulk Part 2: The Hulk Strikes!" featuring Hulk, Rick Jones and Igor, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 15
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    Reprints Fantastic Four 21, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 55, Hulk, Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 124, and Hulk 1. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. "The Hate-Monger!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos; Nick Fury, now a Colonel in the CIA, enlists the aid of the Fantastic Four against the Hate-Monger even though they are under the control of his Hate-Ray. Fantastic Four illustration, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "No One Escapes the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Iron Man escapes the Mandarin and destroys the ray he used to interfere with US missiles; Meanwhile, Happy struggles to keep the company operating in Tony's absence. "The Lady from Nowhere!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by George Roussos (as Geo. Bell); Strange finds a woman wandering the streets under a spell; After guiding her to his house, he consults his mentor; Strange travels into the past, though he's warned that if the candle employed in the spell goes out, he will be trapped there forever; In Ancient Egypt, he battles a wizard, Zota. "The Coming of the Hulk Part 3: The Search for the Hulk" featuring Hulk, Rick Jones, Betty Ross, Thunderbolt Ross, and Igor, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. "The Coming of the Hulk Part 4: Enter...the Gargoyle!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 16

    Reprints Fantastic Four 22, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #59, The Incredible Hulk #1, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 125. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. "The Return of the Mole Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); The Mole Man arranges for the neighbors of the Fantastic Four to complain about their activities so they will be interested when they receive an ad for an island that is for sale; When they visit the island, the Mole Man is waiting for them. Not Brand Echh ad. Spider-Man ad. Silver Surfer ad. "The Black Knight!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Chic Stone; Iron Man versus the villainous Black Knight. "Mordo Must Not Catch Me!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by George Roussos (as Geo. Bell): Three followers of Mordo attack Strange in his sanctum; After dispatching them, he uses the Eye of Agamotto and his amulet to contact his mentor, but to no avail!; Mordo appears saying he's captured the Ancient One. "The Coming of the Hulk Part 5: The Hulk Triumphant!" featuring Hulk, Rick Jones, Betty Ross, Thunderbolt Ross, Igor, and Gargoyle (Yuri Topolov), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. Medusa ad. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 17

    Reprints Fantastic Four 23, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 57, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 126. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. "The Master Plan of Doctor Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as George Bell); Doctor Doom recruits three criminals to help him destroy the Fantastic Four. "The Domain of the Dread Dormammu!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by Steve Ditko; Dr. Strange is whisked to the Ancient One's side as he explains that The Dread Dormammu threatens to leave his dimension and travel to Earth; With his mentor too old to face him Strange must invade Dormammu's dimension, where he faces one danger after another. "Hawkeye, the Marksman!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; A carnival marksman tries to become a super-hero, but after a misunderstanding with the police he falls in with the Black Widow; Hawkeye attacks Iron Man at the Widow's request, but when he accidentally injures his partner in the fight he flees to get her to safety. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 18

    Reprints Fantastic Four 24, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 58, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 127. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. "The Infant Terrible!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as Geo. Bell); An extra-terrestrial wreaks havoc in New York City, until Reed deduces that it is an infant and summons its parents. Spectacular Spider-Man ad. "In Mortal Combat with Captain America!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America, and the two fight until the misunderstanding is discovered. "Duel with the Dread Dormammu!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The mysterious girl appears and takes Strange to The Mindless Ones, destructive creatures who are held back from killing by Dormammu's willpower; Dormammu imprisons the girl for betraying him and the battle begins; With Dormammu concentrating on defeating his foe the barrier holding The Mindless Ones collapses; he is forced to join forces with Strange to stop them. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 19

    Reprints Fantastic Four 27, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 61, Tales of the Watcher from Tales of Suspense 51, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 128. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Verpoorten. "The Search for Sub-Mariner!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos (as Geo. Bell); Sub-Mariner kidnaps Sue. He wants 24 hours to convince her to marry him; Reed wants to take her back. "The Death of Tony Stark!", script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Iron Man versus Mandarin and his giant robot. Not Brand Echh ad. "The Primitive!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos (as G. Bell); A space explorer finally gives up his quest to find a more advanced species, not knowing that the primitives he found were more advanced, until they invented the cobalt bomb. "It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!" ad. Marvel T-shirts ad. Silver Surfer ad. "The Demon's Disciple," pencils by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Strange receives a desperate plea for help from a man who became the "disciple" of someone called "The Demon"; The Demon, sensing his disciple had fled, magically transports the man back to his lair, leaving only his clothes behind; Strange tracks the man's location using the left-behind clothing, and soon confronts the evil mystic in an epic battle! 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 20
    • .5 spine split at bottom

    Reprints Fantastic Four 28, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense #60, Tales of the Watcher from Tales of Suspense 55, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 129. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. "We Have to Fight the X-Men!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Puppet Master makes a model of Professor X and commands him to send the X-Men after the FF; When Xavier regains control of his senses, the Mad Thinker sends in his Android to finish off both teams. "Suspected of Murder!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; When Tony Stark is unable to remove his armor without endangering his life, Iron Man is accused of murdering Stark; The Black Widow sends Hawkeye to steal Stark corporate secrets, but while he is gone, she is abducted and sent back behind the Iron Curtain. Ka-Zar ad. "The Sun-Stealer!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber (script), art by Larry Lieber; The Watcher must save Earth from an alien without breaking his vow of non-interference. Not Brand Echh ad. "Beware...Tiboro! The Tyrant of the Sixth Dimension!", script by Don Rico, art by Steve Ditko; Dr. Strange refuses to appear on a television show that regularly debunks magic as mere superstition, but when staffers from the show are kidnapped into another dimension ruled by the tyrant Tiboro, Strange agrees to help bring them back. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 21

    Reprints Fantastic Four 29, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 62, Tales of the Watcher from Tales of Suspense 56, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 130. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Medusa pin-up by Barry Smith. "It Started on Yancy Street!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; The Fantastic Four encounters The Red Ghost and his Super-Apes. Thing pinup, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. "The Origin of the Mandarin!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, who proceeds to relate his origin. "The Watcher's Sacrifice!", script by Stan Lee (plot) and Larry Lieber, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by George Roussos; The Watcher falls in love with a courageous alien queen, but his duty forces him to leave her. Medusa pin-up by Barry Smith. "The Defeat of Dr. Strange," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Dormammu agrees to give Mordo power without limit so that he may destroy Dr. Strange; In Tibet, Mordo and two followers attack; Strange manages to whisk his aging mentor to safety. Dr. Strange pinup by Steve Ditko. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Marvel Collectors Item Classics (1966) 22
    • 1" spine split from top of book.
    • 1" Spine split from top.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3"cumulative spine split.

    Final issue. Reprints Fantastic Four 30, Iron Man from Tales of Suspense 63, Ant Man from Tales to Astonish #27, and Doctor Strange from Strange Tales 131. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. "The Dreaded Diablo!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; On a vacation in Transylvania, the FF encounter a castle inhabited by Diablo. Mr. Fantastic pinup, pencils by Jack Kirby. "Somewhere Lurks the Phantom," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Dick Ayers; Iron Man stops industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be one of his employees. Iron man pinup, pencils by Gene Colan. "The Man in the Ant Hill!", script by Larry Lieber (script) and Stan Lee (plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Henry Pym invents a shrinking serum, but is trapped in an ant hill when he tests it; He is attacked by several ants, but one of them helps him escape and restore his ordinary size. "The Hunter and the Hunted," script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; In the far East, Strange is on the run from Mordo and his minions, unaware that Mordo's increased power comes from Dormammu; As Mordo forcibly recruits more followers to search for Strange, the mage makes plans to hop a plane to NYC. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.