(May 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1971
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas (Associate Editor)
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
magazine size
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Lettering by Sam Rosen and Art Simek


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema (painted)
Inks:
John Buscema (painted)
Colors:
John Buscema (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; science fiction; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

The Frost Giant's Daughter (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (Original prose story); Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Hymdul; Horsa; Niord; Gorm; Atali; Frost Giants
Synopsis:
Setting: Snowy battlefield; Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her. Her father, Ymir then takes her from Conan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's short story.

The Fury of the Femizons (Table of Contents)

Femizons / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Sisterhood (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in FANTASTIC FOUR #151.

Letters:
Haydn stated: Sam Rosen

The Story Behind the Scenes (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A presentation of the characters

[The Origin of the Man-Thing] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Letters:
Gray Morrow

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis] (introduction and origin); Ellen Brandt
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance of Man-Thing in ASTONISHING TALES #12.

[Joshua's Burden] (Table of Contents)

Black Brother / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil [as Sergius O'Shaughnessy]
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?

Characters:
Joshua (introduction and only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Next episode, "The Return", never published.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Letters:
?

The Night of the Looter! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Carla (Introduction, Villain, Death); Ralph (Introduction, Villain); Swamp Men
Synopsis:
Carla and Ralph come to the Savage Land with a Swamp Tank to steal Ka-Zar's vibranium, but when they force him to open the door to where it is stored the vibranium destroys the tank. Carla is carried off and killed by the Swamp Men when Ralph is not able to save her because the gun he was using only had blanks due to Carla replacing the bullets with blanks in an effort to get Ralph killed.
Reprints:

Next Issue (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Frost Giant's Daughter
    Conan
  4. 3. The Fury of the Femizons
    Femizons
  5. 4. The Story Behind the Scenes
  6. 5. [The Origin of the Man-Thing]
    Man-Thing
  7. 6. [Joshua's Burden]
    Black Brother
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Night of the Looter!
    Ka-Zar
  10. 9. Next Issue
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