(November 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Death of an Avenger! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Swordsman; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch]; Rama-Tut; Kang the Conqueror
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The original version of the cover to this issue is printed in FOOM #8. Crespi credit per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Gaspar Saladino.

A Blast from the Past! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
Bill Mantlo
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Hawkeye; Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Swordsman; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch]; Rama-Tut; Kang the Conqueror; Edwin Jarvis; Mantis; Agatha Harkness
Synopsis:
Swordsman dies; Hawkeye returns
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Celestial Madonna Saga; story continues from Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series #129 and continues in Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #130.

This Is the One Everybody Wants (Table of Contents)

Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Spider-Man; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Conan

Indexer Notes

An advertisement for Spider-Man, Hulk and Conan Medallion Coins, with a picture of the front of each coin.

Bullpen Bonus Page: Hey, Hero! Do We Have a Bonus Page to Pick With You! [November 1974] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bonus Page / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Shang-Chi; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]

Indexer Notes

Promo page hyping Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Special #1 and Iron Fist #1, as well as Marvel Value Stamps and FOOM.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey - and Softball! [November 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy); Stan Lee; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Luke Cage

Indexer Notes

Stan talks about Spidey Super Stories, Marvel Superhero Calendar, Nostalgia Illustrated, Treasury of Spider-Man #1, Origin of Marvel Comics and the upcoming Hitler magazine and items about the summer activities of the bullpen.

Prisoners of the Pharoah! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Pharaoh Rama-Tut (introduction); Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four return to Ancient Egypt to try to find a cure for Alicia's blindness and are met by Rama-Tut, a time traveler from the year 3000.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rama-Tut will later be shown to be the same villain as Kang the Conqueror by dint of a time-paradox. "Pharaoh" is mis-spelled in the title.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death of an Avenger!
    Avengers
  2. 1. A Blast from the Past!
    Avengers
  3. 2. This Is the One Everybody Wants
    Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins
  4. 3. Bullpen Bonus Page: Hey, Hero! Do We Have a Bonus Page to Pick With You! [November 1974]
    Bullpen Bonus Page
  5. 4. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey - and Softball! [November 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  6. 5. Prisoners of the Pharoah!
    Fantastic Four
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose