(October 1970)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Ka-Zar Battles Kraven! / Our Master of Menace--At the Mercy of the Doomsman! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Kraven; Zabu; Dr. Doom; The Doomsman; Prince Rudolfo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (2 January 2008); the original indexer credited Frank Giacoia. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

Frenzy On the Fortieth Floor! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Barry Windsor Smith?; Marie Severin?
Inks:
Sam Grainger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Kraven; The Petrified Man (introduction); Zabu
Synopsis:
Ka-Zar tracks down Kraven in New York and frees Zabu.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Partly redrawn: Page 2 panel 1; page 4 panel 3; page 5 panels 2 and 3; page 10 panels 5 and possibly 2 (Ka-Zar redrawn by uncredited artists). The Ka-Zar face in page 2 panel 1 is possibly by Barry Smith (who pencilled the Ka-Zar story in Astonishing Tales #3) but the Ka-Zar figures in page 4 panel 3 and page 5 panels 2 and 3 are by a different artist again, possibly Marie Severin.

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #103, Spider-Man #89, Silver Surfer #18, Thor #180, Avengers #80, Captain America #130, Hulk #132, Iron Man #30, Sub-Mariner #30, Astonishing Tales #2, Conan the Barbarian #1, Spoof #1, Daredevil #68, Chamber of Darkness #7, Special Marvel Edition #1, Marvel's Greatest Comics #29, Ka-Zar #2, Fantastic Four King-Size #8 and Spider-Man King-Size #7. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Super Poster Offer (Table of Contents)

Marvelmania / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
John Romita, Sr. (signed); Jack Kirby (signed); Jim Steranko (signed); Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
John Romita, Sr. (signed); Jack Kirby (signed); Jim Steranko (signed); Herb Trimpe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Dr. Octopus; Dr. Doom; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky; Red Skull; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Leader

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for posters of Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Captain America and the Hulk, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Revolution! (Table of Contents)

Dr. Doom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; The Faceless One (introduction); Prince Rudolfo; Prince Rudolfo (Robot) (destroyed); Doomsman; Ramona
Synopsis:
Prince Rudolfo escape's Doom's dungeons and leads another attack on the castle with the help of The Faceless One and the Doomsman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Possible Palmer coloring per information in Marvelmania # 2.

Two More Triumphs For Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four; Ka-Zar / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
John Romita; Marie Severin
Inks:
John Verpoorten; Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Sub-Mariner; Ka-Zar; Zabu; Daredevil; Plunderer

Indexer Notes

Advertisement reproducing covers for Fantastic Four King-Size #8 and Ka-Zar #2.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ka-Zar Battles Kraven! / Our Master of Menace--At the Mercy of the Doomsman!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. Frenzy On the Fortieth Floor!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. Super Poster Offer
    Marvelmania
  5. 4. Revolution!
    Dr. Doom
  6. 5. Two More Triumphs For Marvel..!
    Fantastic Four; Ka-Zar
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