(August 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1974-06-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Editor in Chief); Tony Isabella (Editor); Marv Wolfman (Consulting Editor); Chris Claremont; David Kraft; Don McGregor; Roger Slifer (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

Expanded indexed information compiled 2002 by Steven Tice.


Is Jim Kelly the New Bruce Lee? (Table of Contents)

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Bruce Lee; Jim Kelly
Reprints:

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interior front cover lists publishing and creative teams including indicia. Frontispiece features the actual Table of Contents. What combines both pages is the sequential fighting sequence that spills across the pages.

The Golden Gate of China (Table of Contents)

Under the Pagoda / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 ? page (report information)

Script:
John David Warner
Pencils:
photograph
Letters:
typeset

The Trail of the Ninja! (Table of Contents)

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Silent Ones (Villain); Lo Chin (Villain; Introduction); Sons of the Tiger [Lin Sun; Abe Brown; Robert Diamond]; ninjas
Synopsis:
Just as quickly as the Sons of the Tiger came together, they disband after catching Master Kee's killer. Lin Sun continues to hunt after the Silent Ones. In the harbour, he is captured by ninjas working for the villain Lo Chin. Meanwhile, Abe Brown and Robert Diamond have had second thoughts and come looking for Lin Sun, just in time to save him from a potentially deadly fall. They destroy Lo Chin's sonic cannon, but Lo Chin escapes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ninja; San Fransisco

Black Belt Jones (Table of Contents)

Jim Kelly / photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
martial arts
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a retelling of the plot of the movie "Black Belt Jones".

Angela Mao - a New Superstar Rises (Table of Contents)

Angel Mao / photo story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John David Warner
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
martial arts
Reprints:

["Missed Any Monsters Lately?"] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Magazine Group / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Sweep Your Way to Victory (Table of Contents)

Deashi Herai / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank McLaughlin
Pencils:
Frank McLaughlin
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
martial arts
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Martial arts instructional article.

The Dragon Has Entered! Part Two (Table of Contents)

photo story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Letters:
typeset

Web of Bleeding Vipers! (Table of Contents)

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Paul Gulacy
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
The Adder (Villain; Introduction; Death); Shang-Chi; Linda Fong; thugs; assassins
Synopsis:
Shang-Chi tries to help a girl, Linda Fong, who is being chased by thugs. Linda has escaped from the Adder, the man behind the drug trade in Chinatown and Harlem. Shang-Chi frees Linda, defeats the Adder's assassins and kills the Adder. Linda reveals that she is in fact the daughter of the Adder, and that he would sooner have killed her than let her interfere with his illegal activities. A fate not dissimilar to that of Shang-Chi.
Reprints:
Keywords:
New York

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Enter The Letters / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Is Jim Kelly the New Bruce Lee?
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Golden Gate of China
    Under the Pagoda
  4. 3. The Trail of the Ninja!
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  5. 4. Black Belt Jones
    Jim Kelly
  6. 5. Angela Mao - a New Superstar Rises
    Angel Mao
  7. 6. ["Missed Any Monsters Lately?"]
    Marvel Magazine Group
  8. 7. Sweep Your Way to Victory
    Deashi Herai
  9. 8. The Dragon Has Entered! Part Two
  10. 9. Web of Bleeding Vipers!
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Enter The Letters
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Haglund
  • Mark Boyer
  • Michael Dagorath
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steven Tice