(May 1973)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

They Call Him -- Killraven! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Mike Esposito. Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The War of the Worlds! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Plot); Neal Adams (Plot); Gerry Conway (Script)
Pencils:
Neal Adams (pp 1-11); Howard Chaykin (pp 12-20)
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
1396Z

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven [Jonathan Raven] (introduction, origin); Maureen Raven (Killraven's mother, introduction, flashback, Death); Joshua Raven (Killraven's brother, later known as Deathraven, flashback); Dr. Ann Carver (flashback, Death); Dagger; Mayor of New York; The Keeper [Dr. Raker] (Death); Saunders (flashback); The Martians (villain, introduction); The Martian Masters (villain, introduction); Scrapper (villain, introduction); The Sirens (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Killraven gets his revenge on the Keeper but discovers that it is a hollow victory.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Grand Central Station; Mars

Indexer Notes

Series concept by Roy Thomas, original plot and lead character by Neal Adams. Some concepts taken from H.G. Wells's novel. Story includes flashbacks to the 1901 and 2001 invasion. Credits from text article.

Amazing Mails (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Describes the creative process that led to the book.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. They Call Him -- Killraven!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  2. 1. The War of the Worlds!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  3. 2. Amazing Mails
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