(April 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound (#1-4), saddle-stitched (#5-16)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

In My Hand--This Hammer! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; The Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

With My Hammer In Hand...! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Ularic; Don Blake; Avengers [Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Hawkeye]; Hooded Man (Harris Hobbs); Jane Foster; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

The Power! The Passion! The Pride! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Balder; Ularic; Hooded Man [Harris Hobbs]; Jane Foster; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

The Secret of Sigurd! (Table of Contents)

Tales of Asgard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Balder; Sigurd (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Sigurd.

Where Mortals Fear To Tread! (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Harris Hobbs; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]
Reprints:

Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 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 #108, Spider-Man #94, Thor #185, Avengers #85, Hulk #137, Iron Man #35, Sub-Mariner #35, Daredevil #73, Amazing Adventures #5, Tower of Shadows #10, Sgt. Fury #85, Special Marvel Edition #2, Astonishing Tales #4 and Conan the Barbarian #3.

Start Your Collection!! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Artists Self-Portraits; Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
Jim Steranko; Herb Trimpe; Gene Colan; John Romita; Jack Kirby; Buscema
Inks:
Jim Steranko; Herb Trimpe; Gene Colan; John Romita; Jack Kirby; Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for a collection of six Marvel Artists Self-Portraits featuring Jim Steranko, Herb Trimpe, Gene Colan, John Romita, Jack Kirby and Buscema from Marvelmania.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Cerebral Comments and Cogent Critiques, Capriciously Created With Care and Candor! [March 1971] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes the answer to why Jim Steranko had been absent from Marvel Comics recently (he had been writing his book History of the Comics).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. In My Hand--This Hammer!
    Thor
  2. 1. With My Hammer In Hand...!
    Thor
  3. 2. The Power! The Passion! The Pride!
    Thor
  4. 3. The Secret of Sigurd!
    Tales of Asgard
  5. 4. Where Mortals Fear To Tread!
    Thor
  6. 5. Mighty Marvel Checklist
  7. 6. Start Your Collection!!
    Marvel Artists Self-Portraits; Marvelmania
  8. 7. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Cerebral Comments and Cogent Critiques, Capriciously Created With Care and Candor! [March 1971]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
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