(June 1971)

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

Beware the Man-God Men Call Damon! / The Tyrant of Latveria Invades the African Stronghold of--T'Challa! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Tongah; Dr. Doom; Black Panther
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Herb Trimpe. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

'Ware the Winds of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (introduction, villain); Bobbi Morse (introduction, later the Huntress / Mockingbird, full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Lelania (introduction, death); Tatia (Tongah's sister, introduction); Emuel (Tongah's brother, introduction)
Synopsis:
Introduction of Damon the Man-God and his subsequent attack on the Savage Land. Also introduces Bobbi Morse and Tongah's sister and brother, Tatia and Emuel.

The Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #111, Spider-Man #97, Thor #188, Avengers #88, Captain America & The Falcon #138, Hulk #140, Iron Man #38, Sub-Mariner #38, Astonishing Tales #6, Conan the Barbarian #6, Daredevil #76, Monsters on the Prowl #11, Sgt. Fury #88, and Kull the Conqueror #1. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.


Super Poster Offer (Table of Contents)

Marvelmania / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed); Howard Purcell; Jack Kirby (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
ack Kirby (signed); Howard Purcell; Jack Kirby (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Black Knight; Aragorn; Silver Surfer; Galactus; Thor

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for posters of Fantastic Four, the Black Knight, Silver Surfer and Galactus, and Thor, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

The Tentacles of the Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larry Lieber
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa] (Guest Star)
Synopsis:
Dr. Doom travels to Wakanda to steal Vibranium.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black Panther story continues from Avengers #58.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Hints of Hilarious Hi-Jinx and Homogeneous Happenings Happily Harvested For Heroes Like You! [June 1971]; 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
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Items detailing artist change-overs and information on some of the colorists. Stan Lee talks about how it is more difficult to write comic books than it is to write for any other medium. Also includes small headshots of Thor, Human Torch [Johnny Storm], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff], Spider-Man, Conan the Barbarian, Thing, Hulk [Bruce Banner] and Sub-Mariner.

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

Astonishing Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Bill Winans, Russell Hodgkin, Todd Lowenstein, and Terry Hyde. Also includes small headshots of Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Spider-Man, Thor, Thing and Sub-Mariner.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Man-God Men Call Damon! / The Tyrant of Latveria Invades the African Stronghold of--T'Challa!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. 'Ware the Winds of Death!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. Super Poster Offer
    Marvelmania
  5. 4. The Tentacles of the Tyrant!
    Dr. Doom
  6. 5. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Hints of Hilarious Hi-Jinx and Homogeneous Happenings Happily Harvested For Heroes Like You! [June 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  7. 6. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
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