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Events and publicationsEdit
- Amazing Fantasy #15 renamed from Amazing Adult Fantasy - Marvel Comics (last issue)
- First appearance of Spider-Man
- Incredible Hulk #1 - Marvel Comics
- Strange Tales Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- The Amazing Spider-Man #1 - Marvel Comics
- Avengers #1 - Marvel Comics
- Fantastic Four Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #1 - Marvel Comics
- Uncanny X-Men #1 -[Marvel Comics
- The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- Daredevil #1 - Marvel Comics
- Marine War Heroes #1-18 - Charlton
- Marines Attack #1-9 - Charlton
- Marvel Tales Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- Journey into Mystery Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- Marvel Collector's Item Classics #1 - Marvel Comics
- Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos Annual #1 - Marvel Comics
- Tales to Astonish #77: "Bruce Banner is the Hulk," drawn by John Romita (Marvel Comics)
- Black Fury, with issue #57 (March /April cover-date), canceled by Charlton.
- The Amazing Spider-Man #39 (Marvel Comics): "How Green Was My Goblin"
- The Amazing Spider-Man #40 (Marvel Comics): "Spidey Saves The Day"
- Thor Annual #2 renamed from Journey into Mystery Annual (Marvel Comics)
- With issue #110, DC Comics suspends publication of Mystery in Space (1951 series); the title is temporarily revived in 1980.
- Batgirl debuts in Detective Comics #359. The issue was titled "The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl" and was written by Gardner Fox and illustrated by Carmine Infantino (DC Comics)
- Mac Raboy dies at age 53.
- The Golden Age character Phantom Stranger makes his first Silver Age appearance in Showcase #80.