(April 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1974-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Editor); Marv Wolfman (Associate Editor); Don McGregor (Editorial Staff); Carla Joseph (Editorial Staff)
Color:
Color cover; Black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine-size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (painting)
Inks:
Neal Adams (painting)
Colors:
Neal Adams (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
martial arts
Reprints:

Bruce Lee - In Memoriam - 1941-1973 (Table of Contents)

Bruce Lee / illustration / 1 page (report information)

["Stan Lee Presents: The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu"] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

[The Testing of Shang-Chi] (Table of Contents)

Shang-Chi / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart; Jim Starlin (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Letters:
?

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Fu Manchu; Shang-Chi
Synopsis:
Shang-Chi has turned against his father Fu Manchu, and now Fu Manchu wants answers from the priests who trained Shang Chi. Fu Manchu is unable to understand that it is his own brutality that has driven a wedge between him and his son.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credits from the Steve Englehart web site as reported by Darrel McCann (November 17, 2004).

Ties with Master Of Kung Fu (Marvel, 1974 series) #17 as the third appearance of Shang-Chi.

Heroes Don't Die (Table of Contents)

Bruce Lee / text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Lorraine Zenka-Smith
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

What To Do Till the Sensei Comes (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil [as Wan Chang O'Shaugnessy]
Editing:
typeset

Reprints:

Getting in Shape For the Martial Arts (Table of Contents)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeffrey Pinkus
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Martial Arts
Reprints:

Catching a Killer Red-Handed! (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John David Warner
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Under the Pagoda: Films of Fury (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John David Warner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Martial Arts

The Way of the Tiger, The Sign of the Dragon and the Click of the Nielsens! (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John David Warner
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
typeset

Raising Caine on Thursday Night: What's Right With Kung Fu (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil [as Wan Chang O'Shaugnessy]
Letters:
typeset

Hai, Karate/Kung-Fu Fan (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Fu on You (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Letters:
typeset

[Origin of the Tiger's Sons] (Table of Contents)

Sons of the Tiger / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
?

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Sons of the Tiger [Bob Diamond; Lin Sun; Abe Brown]; Master Kee; Silent Ones; Sui Ti Kama; ninjas
Synopsis:
Ninjas attack and mortally wound Lin Sun's adoptive father and Kung Fu Master Kee. With his dying breath, Master Kee gives Lin some magic tiger jewellery made from jade, and asks him to recruit two former students, Abe Brown and Robert Diamond, in order to stop the assassins. The trail leads to a ninja school/opium den owned by Sui Ti Kama. The three friends, "the Sons of the Tiger", stop Sui Ti Kama, but he is just the pawn of a larger organization known as "the Silent Ones".
Reprints:
Keywords:
ninja; origin; San Fransisco

Indexer Notes

This is the origin story of the Sons of the Tiger.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bruce Lee - In Memoriam - 1941-1973
    Bruce Lee
  3. 2. ["Stan Lee Presents: The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu"]
  4. 3. [The Testing of Shang-Chi]
    Shang-Chi
  5. 4. Heroes Don't Die
    Bruce Lee
  6. 5. What To Do Till the Sensei Comes
  7. 6. Getting in Shape For the Martial Arts
  8. 7. Catching a Killer Red-Handed!
  9. 8. Under the Pagoda: Films of Fury
  10. 9. The Way of the Tiger, The Sign of the Dragon and the Click of the Nielsens!
  11. 10. Raising Caine on Thursday Night: What's Right With Kung Fu
  12. 11. Hai, Karate/Kung-Fu Fan
  13. 12. Fu on You
  14. 13. [Origin of the Tiger's Sons]
    Sons of the Tiger
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