Marvel by the Month

ESSENTIAL MBTM Vol. 1: The Marvel Age of Comics (November 1961 - August 1963)

Episode Summary

NEW LISTENERS START HERE! The Marvel Age of Comics began in November 1961 with Fantastic Four #1. Nearly two years later, Marvel Comics had introduced most of its first wave of iconic characters, including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, and (ugh) Ant-Man. This episode recaps Season 1 of Marvel By the Month (November 1961 - August 1963) and lets new listeners fast-forward through 18 episodes of two nerds taking a shockingly long time to figure out how microphones worked. Reading List: Fantastic Four #1 - 17, Annual #1; Tales to Astonish (featuring Ant-Man) #27, 35 - 46; Incredible Hulk #1 - 6; Amazing Fantasy #15; Journey Into Mystery #83 - 95; Strange Tales #102 - 111, Annual #2; Amazing Spider-Man #1 - 3; Tales of Suspense #39 - 44; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #1 - 2; ©1961 - 1963 Marvel Comics. "Marvel by the Month" theme by Robb Milne, sung by Barb Allen. All incidental music by Robb Milne. Visit us on internet at marvelbythemonth.com

Episode Notes

NEW LISTENERS START HERE! The Marvel Age of Comics began in November 1961 with Fantastic Four #1. Nearly two years later, Marvel Comics had introduced most of its first wave of iconic characters, including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, and (ugh) Ant-Man. This episode recaps Season 1 of Marvel By the Month (November 1961 - August 1963) and lets new listeners fast-forward through 18 episodes of two nerds taking a shockingly long time to figure out how microphones worked.

Reading List: Fantastic Four #1 - 17, Annual #1; Tales to Astonish (featuring Ant-Man) #27, 35 - 46; Incredible Hulk #1 - 6; Amazing Fantasy #15; Journey Into Mystery #83 - 95; Strange Tales #102 - 111, Annual #2; Amazing Spider-Man #1 - 3; Tales of Suspense #39 - 44; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #1 - 2; ©1961 - 1963 Marvel Comics.

"Marvel by the Month" theme by Robb Milne, sung by Barb Allen. All incidental music by Robb Milne.

Visit us on internet at marvelbythemonth.com