(May 1977)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860290805
Editing:
Roger Stern
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some information for this index from Antonio Morente.


The World Below! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum [as DC] (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as EC] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid
Reprints:

The World Below! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Druid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?; Roger Stern ? (p 1)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed); John Byrne ?; Keith Giffen ?; (p 1)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed); John Tartaglione (p 1)
Colors:
Dianne Buscema
Letters:
Artie Simek; Jim Novak (p 1)
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-187]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid [Anthony Druid]
Synopsis:
Dr Druid defeats an attempt by Atlantis to conquer the surface world.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New splash page. Although John Byrne is named in the "special thanks" credits, Nick Caputo suspects that the splash is drawn by Keith Giffen.

When a Planet Dies! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Druid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (Plot) ?; Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Dianne Buscema
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Druid (host); Rackozo Roor; Johnn; Aletha
Synopsis:
Humans are forced underground by the Sun’s death. An approaching planet alarms many, but humans vote against destroying it: saving Earth as the new planet, really a sun, thaws the dying world.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Druid is added as host with artwork from cover to Weird Wonder Tales # 20 (Kirby/Sinnott) and John Romita (first panel on page two).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Weird Wonder Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern ?
Pencils:
Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

announcement of the series' cancellation. Dr. Druid drawing likely by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, March 2013.

The Strange Ones (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Sy Moskowitz (signed)
Colors:
Dianne Buscema
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[F-875]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A captured alien has no memory of how he came to Earth, but it is later revealed that he was sentenced there for crimes on his own planet.
Reprints:

Captain America and the Sore Sir's Apprentices (Table of Contents)

Captain America; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America
Synopsis:
Captain America defeats Sore Sir's apprentices with the help of a Hostess Cup Cake.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World Below!
  2. 1. The World Below!
    Dr. Druid
  3. 2. When a Planet Dies!
    Dr. Druid
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Weird Wonder Mails
  5. 4. The Strange Ones
  6. 5. Captain America and the Sore Sir's Apprentices
    Captain America; Hostess
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