(August 1971)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["Strike, Zabu! A God must die..."] / ...And One Is Traitor! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

Deluge! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (villain); (Barbara) Bobbi Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Tatia (merges with Lelania); Emuel; Lelania (resurrected in Tatia's body)
Synopsis:
The battle with Damon ends when Lelania takes over Tatia's body and takes Damon away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next Ka-Zar story in Savage Tales #1.

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 now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #113, Spider-Man #99, Thor #190, Avengers #90, Captain America & The Falcon #140, Hulk #142, Iron Man #40, Sub-Mariner #40, Astonishing Tales #7, Conan the Barbarian #8, Daredevil #78, Monsters on the Prowl #12, Sgt. Fury #90, and Kull the Conqueror #2. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.


[Original Unpublished Art Portfolios] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Daredevil; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kraven; Mr. Fear; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Sub-Mariner

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for unpublished art portfolios featuring Spider-Man and Daredevil, including a reprint of Spider-Man #1 and Daredevil #1 with information about both characters and checklists, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

...And If I Be Called Traitor--! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Ramon (Doom's henchman); Carl (Doom's henchman); C'China; D'Kar; Thom
Synopsis:
Black Panther escapes from Dr. Doom and stops his plans to steal Vibranium from Wakanda.
Reprints:

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About the Bullpen, But Were Afraid to Ask! [August 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:
?; Stan Lee
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Items about the 100th issue of Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk story based on Tom Wolfe's book "Radical Chic", the return of Reed Crandall and Al Williamson, the inability of the bullpen to help student's with their term papers, a collaboration between John and Marie Severin on Kull the Conqueror #2, the debut of Red Wolf, and information on Lynn Wolley, Mike Turner and Doug Kenney's interest in Marvel Comics. Stan Lee talks about how multi-talented an artist has to be to illustrate comics the Marvel way.

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Bob Rozakis, Rudy Rankins, John D. Warner and Barry Alfonso.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Strike, Zabu! A God must die..."] / ...And One Is Traitor!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. Deluge!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [Original Unpublished Art Portfolios]
    Marvelmania
  5. 4. ...And If I Be Called Traitor--!
    Dr. Doom
  6. 5. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About the Bullpen, But Were Afraid to Ask! [August 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  7. 6. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
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