Internal Marvel Comics Memo, circa 1972

Sean Howe has created a great website with a treasure trove of obscure pictures related to the history of Marvel Comics (and also written a book on the subject). One of my favorites is this internal memo ranking all the Marvel characters by importance:

Interesting facts about this memo: Ringo Kid, Quicksilver, and old Ghost Rider are the only characters deemed not important; Invisible Girl is the only member of the Fantastic Four deemed important instead of very important; and Ka-Zarr, Conan, and Doc Savage are all designated very important characters-definitely the 70’s.