(February 1975)

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

The Titans Out of Time! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Vision
Reprints:

...What Time Hath Put Asunder! (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart (plot; title); Roy Thomas (script)
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (layouts, breakdowns); Joe Giella (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (pages 1-34); John Costanza (uncredited, pages 35-39)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Vision; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor]; Mantis; Edwin Jarvis; Immortus; Rama-Tut; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Frankenstein Monster; Kang; Midnight; Baron Zemo; Wonder Man; Flying Dutchman's Ghost
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

part 6 of Celestial Madonna Saga. Story continues from Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #132 and continues in Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #133.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Paeans and Self-Plaudits From the Pundits of Pandemonium! [February 1975]; 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
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Thor

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee says that Roy Thomas wants to write more so he will become Editor Emeritus which will let him script more Marvel Masterworks. Next issue will list the new editorial lineup in detail. Stan also announces that the first Marvel Con will be in New York over Easter and he is frantically trying to juggle his schedule so that he can do as many college lectures as possible. Items about welcoming Frank Robbins (the artist and writer of the Johnny Hazard newspaper comic-strip) who will follow up his Morbius work in Adventures Into Fear with work on Captain America (giving Sal Buscema a rest) and The Invaders (a brand new 50 cent comic), Gene Colan will swap comics with Frank Brunner (Gene will now work with Steve Englehart and Klaus Janson on Dr. Strange and Frank will be the artist for Giant-Size Man-Thing), Giant-Size Kid Colt will feature western team-ups, Giant-Size Chillers #1 features art by Alcala Alcazar, Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #1 features Dr. Doom and Sub-Mariner, the X-Men are returning in a giant-size comic, Marvel Preview #1 (featuring "Man-Gods From Beyond the Stars") was delayed but should be on sale in a few weeks and Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction #1 is on sale complete with comic-strip versions of stories like Wyndham's Day of the Triffids masterpiece, Bob Shaw's stunning "Slow Glass" tales plus art and story by the likes of Colan, Conway, Freas, Adams, Williamson, Isabella and Kaluta plus an exclusive, photo-filled interview with Ray Bradbury. Also has a small promo for a Thor Treasury Edition using an illustration of Thor.

The Origins of Marvel Comics! (Table of Contents)

The Origins of Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Spider-Man; Silver Surfer; Dr. Strange; Thor; Sub-Mariner; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing

Indexer Notes

Promo for the book The Origins of Marvel Comics using a reprint of the cover ($9.95 for cloth, $5.95 for paper).

The Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975! (Table of Contents)

Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thor; Spider-Man; Dracula; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing; Conan

Indexer Notes

Promo for the Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975 using the cover (cost $3.95, Spiral-Bound).

["When Marvel kicked off Giant-Size Avengers..."] (Table of Contents)

Avengers Assemble! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Opening editorial note followed by letters of comment from David Gillikin; Jack L. Bannow; and Cam Wybrow. Includes two panels reproduced from previous issues. Marvel Value Stamp #41, The Gladiator, (Series A) is also shown.

The Space Phantom (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Hulk; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]; Space Phantom; Rick Jones; Teen Brigade
Reprints:
  • United States from The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #2 (November 1963) [2 pgs. edited]
  • Story does not reprint page 13 panels 2,3,5,6, page 14 panels 1,2, page 15, panels 3,4 page 16 panels 2,3,5 and page 17 panel 3.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Titans Out of Time!
    Avengers
  2. 1. ...What Time Hath Put Asunder!
    Avengers
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Paeans and Self-Plaudits From the Pundits of Pandemonium! [February 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  4. 3. The Origins of Marvel Comics!
    The Origins of Marvel Comics
  5. 4. The Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975!
    Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975
  6. 5. ["When Marvel kicked off Giant-Size Avengers..."]
    Avengers Assemble!
  7. 6. The Space Phantom
    Avengers
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