Marvel Genesis
Amazing Spider-Man #13 
March 10, 1964 

  • As our story opens, we find someone committing crimes in the guise of Spider-Man! Obviously, we readers know it can’t be him - but if not, then…
Tales of Suspense #53 
February 11, 1964 

  • “Script by N. Korok”, I read, and ask: Who the heck’s that?! Wikipedia informs me that it was the pen name of Dan Rico, who first…
Amazing Spider-Man #12 
February 11, 1964 

  • This issue sees Dr. Octopus once again, so soon after his release from prison and subsequent scheme last issue. And with this third story,…
Fantastic Four #26 
February 11, 1964 

  • Concluding the two-parter that began in last month’s Hulk vs. Thing slugfest - and this time everybody else gets in on the action too. And it…
Daredevil #1 
February 4, 1964 

  • With this title, we now have the last of the original greats, the final piece of the puzzle, and the last major character to be introduced for…
Tales of Suspense #51 
December 9, 1963 

  • Well, this is certainly embarrassing. The remit of this blog is to read all the Marvel comics of the 1960s - those originally established to…
Amazing Spider-Man #11 
January 10, 1964 

  • In this action-packed issue, we’ve the return of Doctor Octopus! Captured in issue #3, he’s out early on good behavior, and Peter’s…
Fantastic Four #25 
January 10, 1964 

  • The Hulk Vs. The Thing! And so begins a rivalry that will build upon and carry down through the ages, as these two monstrous powerhouses lock in…
Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #6 
January 3, 1964 

  • Featuring the Desert Fox - General Rommel! Seriously. For the most part, the issues thus far have only used the setting of…
Tales to Astonish #54 
January 3, 1964 

  • In this issue: Hank and Jan fight the Commies! Yes, again. They may not be showing up as de facto baddies nearly as often as they did two years…