(September 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
semi-annually
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

While a Universe Trembles! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Demon
Reprints:

While a Universe Trembles! (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; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Demon (introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Demon.

The Grandeur and the Glory! (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; Hercules; Odin; Zeus; Jane Foster; Don Blake; Atlas (introduction); Demon
Synopsis:
Thor reveals his secret identity to Jane Foster (she believes him this time).
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Atlas.

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 now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #112, Spider-Man #98, Thor #189, Avengers #89, Captain America and the Falcon #139, Hulk #141, Iron Man #39, Sub-Mariner #39, Daredevil #77, Amazing Adventures #7, Conan the Barbarian #7, Sgt. Fury #89 and Creatures on the Loose #12.

Official Marvel Stationery (Table of Contents)

Official Marvel Stationery; Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Nick Fury; Hulk; Thor; Spiderman; Dr. Doom; Captain America

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Official Marvel Stationery from Marvelmania, includes a small reproduction of some of the pieces.

When Meet the Immortals! (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; Hercules; Odin; Balder; Heimdall; Jane Foster; Demon
Reprints:

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ghost Rider (Night Rider); Apache Kid; Black Mask; Gunhawk

Indexer Notes

Promo advertising Western Gunfighters II #5 using a reprint of the cover.

The Coming of Loki! (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; superhero
Characters:
Loki (part 1 of origin; first chronological appearance); Odin; Laufey (Loki's father) (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Asgardians battle the Giants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of Loki's origin. First biographical Loki story, the first appearance and death of Laufey. Chronologically first appearance of Loki.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. While a Universe Trembles!
    Thor
  2. 1. While a Universe Trembles!
    Thor
  3. 2. The Grandeur and the Glory!
    Thor
  4. 3. Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Official Marvel Stationery
    Official Marvel Stationery; Marvelmania
  6. 5. When Meet the Immortals!
    Thor
  7. 6. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Ghost Rider (Night Rider)
  8. 7. The Coming of Loki!
    Tales of Asgard
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