(November 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 Modern US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Where Groot Walks -- Death Follows! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin? (alterations)
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin? (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Groot
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Slightly redrawn from original, likely by Marie Severin, per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011. Steve Ditko cover inks from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

I Challenged...Groot! The Monster from Planet X! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-839

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Groot (introduction, origin); Leslie Evans; Alice Evans
Synopsis:
The monarch of Planet X arrives on Earth in order to capture a town for experimental purposes back on his homeworld. The hero of our story defeats Groot with termites.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Groot next appears in Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 in a flashback story, he then appeared in modern continuity in Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series) #2 (January 2006) and eventually became a member of the second incarnation of the Guardians of the Galaxy.

I Dared to Look Into the Beyond! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-773

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist builds a time machine to travel into the future. He believes that he has travelled to the past, demonstrating that the future does not yet exist, but in fact he saw a future in which Earth was abandoned.
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My Friend Is...Not Quite Human! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[T-836 ?]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Gustav; First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte (cameo)
Synopsis:
A misogynist wood-carver falls in love with his sculpture and has himself transformed into wood, but his refusal to pay a gypsy mystic leads to her making the wooden figure human out of spite.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

When the Saucer Strikes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-376

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A airline pilot is nearly hit by a flying saucer and must bank suddenly to avoid it. All of the passengers but one were asleep, and the one who was awake says he didn't see the saucer. He lies because he's actually a Martian tourist and the saucer came to pick him up.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person by the Martian.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Where Groot Walks -- Death Follows!
  2. 1. I Challenged...Groot! The Monster from Planet X!
  3. 2. I Dared to Look Into the Beyond!
  4. 3. My Friend Is...Not Quite Human!
  5. 4. When the Saucer Strikes!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk