(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 U.S. Modern size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Arrival date stamp reads July 28


The Coming of Conan! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed) [as Smith]
Inks:
John Verpoorten (signed) [as J.V.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Star-Stone Demons
Reprints:

Free New Catalog 2000 Novelties (Table of Contents)

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Johnson Smith Co. novelties on inside front cover.

The Coming of Conan! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Mimi Gold
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Volff of Vanaheim (intro); Olav of Aesgaard (intro); King Kull (cameo, intro); Sharkosh the Shaman (intro); Star-Stone Demons (intro)
Synopsis:
Setting: Vanaheim, Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future. Tara returns to her dimension
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005].

Story page count is 20 (numbered) in book, but since pages 12 and 13 are half-pages (shared with adverts), the total comes to 19 pages in this index. In reprints the two halfs are normally joined back into one.

Snoopy Strikes Again! (Table of Contents)

Snoopy; Monogram models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Snoopy

Indexer Notes

Ad for Monogram plastic model of Snoopy in his Sopwith Camel, drawn in comic style.
Appears between pages 3 and 4 of sequence 2.

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Checklist of Marvel titles on sale with cover date of October 1970.

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 sequence 2.

Super Poster Offer (Table of Contents)

Marvelmania / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 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 sequence 2.

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Olympic Sales Club, Inc. soliciting salespeople for greeting cards.
Appears between pages 6 and 7 of sequence 2.

Secret Muscle-Building "Tools" (Table of Contents)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Joe Weider muscle-building products.
Appears between pages 9 and 10 of sequence 2.

[Classified Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Classified Ads.
Appears on the lower half of pages 12 of sequence 2.

[Classified Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Classified Ads.
Appears on the lower half of pages 13 of sequence 2.

Finish High School at Home (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Academy for Home Study's brochure.
Appears between pages 15 and 16 of sequence 2.

Now...Save Almost 50% on The Hit Records You Want! (Table of Contents)

Columbia Record Club / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Columbia Record Club. Some text is in yellow.
Appears between pages 18 and 19 of sequence 2.

Market Place (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ads for a variety of products including comic books.

Sell Grit (Table of Contents)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for selling Grit Publishing Co.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Pandemonious Plethora Of Perplexing Pronouncements, Passionately Prepared And Philosophically Proferred! [October 1970]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/4 of page is "On Sale Now!" and has images of the covers of Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #8 (December 1970) and from Sub-Mariner (Marvel, 1968 series) #30 (October 1970).

["The World of Conan"] (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Page / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery; fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

A brief introductory outline of the World of Conan, including a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

We're Looking For People Who Like To Draw (Table of Contents)

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Norman Rockwell

Indexer Notes

Ad for Famous Artists School.

America's Greatest Values in Science Labs And Courses! (Table of Contents)

Amazing Kit-A-Month Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for American Basic Science Club, Inc.
On inside back cover.

If You Need Extra Money (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown Christmas Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wallace Brown, Inc.
On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Coming of Conan!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. Free New Catalog 2000 Novelties
    Johnson Smith Co.
  3. 2. The Coming of Conan!
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Snoopy Strikes Again!
    Snoopy; Monogram models
  5. 4. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. Super Poster Offer
    Marvelmania
  7. 6. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  8. 7. Secret Muscle-Building "Tools"
    Joe Weider
  9. 8. [Classified Ads]
  10. 9. [Classified Ads]
  11. 10. Finish High School at Home
  12. 11. Now...Save Almost 50% on The Hit Records You Want!
    Columbia Record Club
  13. 12. Market Place
  14. 13. Sell Grit
    Grit
  15. 14. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Pandemonious Plethora Of Perplexing Pronouncements, Passionately Prepared And Philosophically Proferred! [October 1970]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  16. 15. ["The World of Conan"]
    The Hyborian Page
  17. 16. We're Looking For People Who Like To Draw
    Famous Artists School
  18. 17. America's Greatest Values in Science Labs And Courses!
    Amazing Kit-A-Month Club
  19. 18. If You Need Extra Money
    Wallace Brown Christmas Cards
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