(April 1976)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roger Stern ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Into the Jaws of the World Called Madness! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Wilson [as Wilson]
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Giacoia]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
science fiction

The Man Who Owned the World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil; Tom Sutton (Plot)
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Tom Sutton (host); Gregory Irkadin; Cynthia
Synopsis:
A greedy billionaire crashes the world economy to finance a scientist to send him into the future, where a horrible surprise awaits him.
Reprints:

The Cave of Shaggdorr! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-556]

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Bruno Krugg; Shaggdorr
Synopsis:
No one had ever returned from a treasure search in the cave of the Shaggdorr on Ursa Centaurius. Bruno Krugg escapes the authorities and heads for the planet to steal the treasure. Little does he know the cave itself is a giant creature.
Reprints:

Behold Him! He Is the Martian! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-352]

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
"Danny Blake"; Agent X
Synopsis:
A spy from Jupiter disguised as a human stows away on the first rocket from Earth to Mars. The pilot is a Martian spy disguised as Earthman Dan Blake whose mission is to radio back to Earth that a radiation belt with fatal effects makes attempting to reach Mars too dangerous so Earthmen will give up their attempts to reach Mars. The spy from Jupiter overcomes the Martian and radios Jupiter that travel to Mars is safe, and then radios the Martian's story back to Earth so as to discourage Earthlings from space flight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Jupiter; Mars

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Spider-Man and The Cupcake Caper (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Man Mountain Marko
Synopsis:
Peter must come up with an excuse to get away from Mary Jane when he sees Man-Mountain Marko committing a crime.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Into the Jaws of the World Called Madness!
  2. 1. The Man Who Owned the World!
  3. 2. The Cave of Shaggdorr!
  4. 3. Behold Him! He Is the Martian!
  5. 4. Spider-Man and The Cupcake Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
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