2001: A Space Odyssey #1 [British Price Variant]
(December 1976)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1976
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Barcode:
0714860267212
Editing:
Jack Kirby; Archie Goodwin (consulting editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of 2001: A Space Odyssey (Marvel, 1976 series) #1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Beast-Killer; Mason; the Monolith; Woodrow Decker
Reprints:

This Year, Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Going Back to School… (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mead School Supplies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beast-Killer! (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Mike Royer

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Beast-Killer [The One Who Hunts Alone] (caveman, hunter); Bill (boy); Mason (astronaut); the Monolith; Woodrow Decker (astronaut)
Synopsis:
The issue starts in the distant past where the monolith instructs a hunter on how to craft a spear and then shifts to the future where two astronauts discover an alien ruin. One of the astronauts is killed by a creature, but the other, Woodrow Decker, is transported into a pastoral countryside by the monolith. Here he rapidly ages until he dies and is converted by the monolith into an embryo-type creature referred to as a 'new seed' to explore the galaxy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in the Miocene Age and on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter in the year 2001.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Market Place / advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

The Secret of Teaching Yourself Music (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

U. S. School of Music / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Powerul Muscles Fast!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Muscle Builders / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Halloween Madness from Marvel (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superhero Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look, Friends! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Juicemobiles (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

O.J. Simpson; Juicemobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Now! Take Your Favorite Super Heroes to School! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fascinating Art Industries Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Monolith Mail; The New Seed (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
typeset

Superheroes Assemble! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Customizing (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Customizing Center / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Now You Can Use Isokinetics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Powerex / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Testament to Tapestries Tempestuous, Tales Titanic, and Tableaux Treasured! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Spider-Man and the Fly! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comics But Didn't Know Where to Look (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Chelsea House Publlishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Impossible? Not for the Super Bodybuilding System! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look Who's Smiling Now! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

La Salle Extension University / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. 1. This Year, Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Going Back to School…
    Mead School Supplies
  3. 2. Beast-Killer!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Market Place
  5. 4. The Secret of Teaching Yourself Music
    U. S. School of Music
  6. 5. The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers the Horrible Hungries
    Slim Jim
  7. 6. Powerul Muscles Fast!!
    Muscle Builders
  8. 7. Halloween Madness from Marvel
    Superhero Merchandise
  9. 8. Look, Friends!
    Grit Publishing Co.
  10. 9. Juicemobiles
    O.J. Simpson; Juicemobiles
  11. 10. Now! Take Your Favorite Super Heroes to School!
    Fascinating Art Industries Inc.
  12. 11. Monolith Mail; The New Seed
  13. 12. Superheroes Assemble!
    Marvel Comics
  14. 13. Make Money Customizing
    Customizing Center
  15. 14. Now You Can Use Isokinetics
    Powerex
  16. 15. A Testament to Tapestries Tempestuous, Tales Titanic, and Tableaux Treasured!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  17. 16. The Spider-Man and the Fly!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  18. 17. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comics But Didn't Know Where to Look
    Chelsea House Publlishers
  19. 18. Impossible? Not for the Super Bodybuilding System!
    Universal Bodybuilding
  20. 19. Look Who's Smiling Now!
    La Salle Extension University
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