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Titan, 2010 Series
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Price:
49.95 USD
Pages:
360
On-sale date:
2013
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Titan Books
ISBN:
9781848569614 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978184856961454995
Color:
color
Dimensions:
7.75" x 11.5"
Paper Stock:
bond
Binding:
hardcover with dust jacket
Publishing Format:
one-shot

The Thing on Sputnik 4 (Table of Contents)

insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dustjacket art from splash to story from Race For The Moon #2

Scoop!... Report from Space (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wraparound artwork on book cover taken from Race For The Moon #1

Of Future Convicts And Grubby Spacemen (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Gibbons
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The 1940's (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Tree Men of Uranus] (Table of Contents)

Solar Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Solar Patrol (Intro)
Reprints:

["Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary..."] (Table of Contents)

Solar Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Solar Legion (first appearance); Adam Starr (first appearance); Black Michael (first appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter One

["Sworn to rid the solar system of the ever present threat..."] (Table of Contents)

Solar Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter Two

["Law and order have come at last..."] (Table of Contents)

Solar Legion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Chapter Three

Daring Disc (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • Simon & Kirby story from early 1940's that wasn't published until 2003 in The Comic Book Makers (Vanguard).

[The Human Lightning Streak] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Simon (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Blue Bolt [Fred Parrish] (introduction, origin); Dr. Bertoff (introduction); The Green Sorceress (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

[The Green Sorceress and the Cyclotron] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (alternating pages); Joe Simon (alternating pages)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain)
Reprints:

[The Green Sorceress Reforms] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain)
Reprints:

[The Shrinking Serum] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Maj. Varikhan (villain, introduction, death); Gallus (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

[War In the Fourth Dimension] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); the Unholy One (villain, introduction); Maj. Kadronin (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st comic story to be signed "Joe Simon and Jack Kirby"

[The Menace of Marto] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed); Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Marto [Martin Hall] (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

[The Green Army's Blitzkrieg] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed); Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Gen. Lhokar (villain, introduction); Col. Rhux (villain, introdution); Capt. Sarn (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

[The Rescue of Blue Bolt] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed); Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Gen. Ghron (villain, introduction); Col. Chag (villain, introduction); Farno (villain, introduction); Carl Pfeifer (villain, introduction); Prof. Everett Smith (introduction); Ann Barton (introduction)
Reprints:

[The Sorceress Strikes the Surface World] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed); Joe Simon (signed);
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Col. Chag (villain, death); Carl Pfeifer (villain, death); Rocky Roberts (villain, introduction); Bucky Williams (introduction); Maj. Stone (introduction)
Reprints:

[Rocky Roberts Takes Over] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed); Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed); Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); Rocky Roberts (villain, death); Gen. Feng (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

The 1950's (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter Sanderson
Letters:
typeset

The Emissary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Mystery Vision (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Gismo! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Help! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

[And Now...] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Today I Am A--? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

A Weemer Is the Best of All (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Great Stone Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Ant Extract (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Shadow Brother (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Cadmus Seed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Fourth Dimension is a Many-Splattered Thing (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Last Enemy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Donnegan's Daffy Chair (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Hole In the Wall (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Big Hunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Fireballs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

I Want To Be a Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

This World Is Ours (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Forbidden Journey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

King of the Ants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres
Inks:
Al Williamson; Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Thing on Sputnik 4 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Lunar Trap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Island in the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Face on Mars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Three Rocketeers (Table of Contents)

Three Rocketeers / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Long Long Years (Table of Contents)

Three Rocketeers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Three Rocketeers [Kip Mc Coy (introduction, origin); Figures Faraday (introduction, origin); Sgt. Beefy Brown (introduction, origin)]
Reprints:

Saucer Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Space Garbage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Garden of Eden (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The 1960's (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Peter Sanderson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Hermit! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Trapped In the Human Aquarium (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Secret of the Mountain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson; Reed Crandall ?
Inks:
Angelo Torres ? ; Reed Crandall ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • US from Alarming Adventures (Harvey, 1962 series) #3 (February 1963)
  • This Book and Original Comic data in GCD attribute the artwork to Al Williamson and Angelo Torres. The Art Of Al Williamson #[nn] (1983) credits Williamson and Crandall. Very possible all 3 worked on this story.

Lunar Goliaths (Table of Contents)

Three Rocketeers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Great Moon Mystery (Table of Contents)

Three Rocketeers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Space Court (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Angelo Torres; Roy Krenkel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Little Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall; Al Williamson
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Interview with Al Williamson in The Art Of Al Williamson #[nn] (1983) indicates that Crandall did "some of the penciling."

Introduction (Table of Contents)

Clawfang / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Wallace Wood
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Clawfang the Barbarian (Table of Contents)

Clawfang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Wallace Wood
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Earthman (Table of Contents)

Earthman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Wallace Wood
Pencils:
Wallace Wood
Inks:
Wallace Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Boys From Up There (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Covers Gallery (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ; W. E. Rowland ; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ; W. E. Rowland ; Jack Kirby ; Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Page 1 reprints covers to Blue Bolt #1, 2, 3, 5, 7. Page 2 reprints Alarming Tales #1-4. Page 3 reprints Black Cat Mystic #59, 60; Race For The Moon #2; Blast-Off #1.

Tiger 21 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? ; Peter Sanderson (introduction)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Previously Unpublished comic strip proposal

Jove U.N. Born (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jim Simon; Peter Sanderson (Introduction)
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished proposal for TV/Film/Comics. Typewritten proposal plus conceptual art.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing on Sputnik 4
  2. 1. Scoop!... Report from Space
  3. 2. Of Future Convicts And Grubby Spacemen
  4. 3. The 1940's
  5. 4. [The Tree Men of Uranus]
    Solar Patrol
  6. 5. ["Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary..."]
    Solar Legion
  7. 6. ["Sworn to rid the solar system of the ever present threat..."]
    Solar Legion
  8. 7. ["Law and order have come at last..."]
    Solar Legion
  9. 8. Daring Disc
  10. 9. [The Human Lightning Streak]
    Blue Bolt
  11. 10. [The Green Sorceress and the Cyclotron]
    Blue Bolt
  12. 11. [The Green Sorceress Reforms]
    Blue Bolt
  13. 12. [The Shrinking Serum]
    Blue Bolt
  14. 13. [War In the Fourth Dimension]
    Blue Bolt
  15. 14. [The Menace of Marto]
    Blue Bolt
  16. 15. [The Green Army's Blitzkrieg]
    Blue Bolt
  17. 16. [The Rescue of Blue Bolt]
    Blue Bolt
  18. 17. [The Sorceress Strikes the Surface World]
    Blue Bolt
  19. 18. [Rocky Roberts Takes Over]
    Blue Bolt
  20. 19. The 1950's
  21. 20. The Emissary
  22. 21. Mystery Vision
  23. 22. Gismo!
  24. 23. Help!
  25. 24. [And Now...]
  26. 25. Today I Am A--?
  27. 26. A Weemer Is the Best of All
  28. 27. The Great Stone Face
  29. 28. The Ant Extract
  30. 29. Shadow Brother
  31. 30. The Cadmus Seed
  32. 31. The Fourth Dimension is a Many-Splattered Thing
  33. 32. The Last Enemy
  34. 33. Donnegan's Daffy Chair
  35. 34. Hole In the Wall
  36. 35. The Big Hunt
  37. 36. The Fireballs
  38. 37. I Want To Be a Man
  39. 38. This World Is Ours
  40. 39. Forbidden Journey
  41. 40. King of the Ants
  42. 41. The Thing on Sputnik 4
  43. 42. Lunar Trap
  44. 43. Island in the Sky
  45. 44. The Face on Mars
  46. 45. The Three Rocketeers
    Three Rocketeers
  47. 46. The Long Long Years
    Three Rocketeers
  48. 47. Saucer Man
  49. 48. Space Garbage
  50. 49. Garden of Eden
  51. 50. The 1960's
  52. 51. Hermit!
  53. 52. Trapped In the Human Aquarium
  54. 53. The Secret of the Mountain
  55. 54. Lunar Goliaths
    Three Rocketeers
  56. 55. The Great Moon Mystery
    Three Rocketeers
  57. 56. The Space Court
  58. 57. The Little Earth
  59. 58. Introduction
    Clawfang
  60. 59. Clawfang the Barbarian
    Clawfang
  61. 60. Earthman
    Earthman
  62. 61. The Boys From Up There
  63. 62. Covers Gallery
  64. 63. Tiger 21
  65. 64. Jove U.N. Born
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