(December 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

The Secret of the Faceless One! / Ka-Zar Finds... War in the Savage Land! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Marie Severin; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Mike Esposito; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Herb Trimpe. Cover alterations by John Romita (Dr. Doom) note from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (Feb. 25, 2005). Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

Back To the Savage Land (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Sam Grainger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
400Z

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zaladane, Queen Priestess of Garokk, the Sun-God (introduction)(villain); Tongah (introduction); Petrified Man (origin); Zabu
Synopsis:
Ka-Zar and the Petrified Man return to the Savage Land where Zaladane, Queen Priestess of Garokk, the Sun-God has destroyed Tongah's village and killed his family. They arrive just in time to see Zaladane leading her people to attack the kingdom of the lizard-men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The origin of the Petrified Man.

Danger on the Field (Table of Contents)

Jim Driscoll; Lee Leens / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim Driscoll; Big Joe; Chrissy

Indexer Notes

Ad for Lee Leans. Appears between pages 3 and 4 of the first story.

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 #105, Spider-Man #91, Thor #182, Avengers #82, Captain America #132, Hulk #134, Iron Man #32, Sub-Mariner #32, Daredevil #70, Astonishing Tales #3, Amazing Adventures #3, Conan the Barbarian #2, Chamber of Darkness #8, Sgt. Fury #82, Special Marvel Edition #1, Marvel Super-Heroes #29, Marvel Tales #29, The X-Men #67, Daredevil King-Size #2, Western Gunfighters #3 and Tower of Shadows #8. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.



Marvel Goes Mod(el)! (Table of Contents)

Marvelmania; Super-Hero Model Set / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Daredevil

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Marvel Super-Hero 3-D statues from Marvelmania. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Doom Must Die! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Lieber
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; Doomsman (villain); Prince Rudolfo (villain); The Faceless One (villain); Ramona
Synopsis:
Doom fights agains The Faceless One and the Doomsman for control of Latveria.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Doomsman next appearance in Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #2 as Andro. Possible Palmer colors per info in Marvelmania # 2.

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

Astonishing Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Mike W. Barr, Michael P. Higgins, Randy Pierce, Wilson Fong and Danny Suslyk. Also includes an advertisement for Incredible Hulk #134 using artwork from the cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of the Faceless One! / Ka-Zar Finds... War in the Savage Land!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. Back To the Savage Land
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Danger on the Field
    Jim Driscoll; Lee Leens
  4. 3. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Marvel Goes Mod(el)!
    Marvelmania; Super-Hero Model Set
  6. 5. Doom Must Die!
    Dr. Doom
  7. 6. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann