(February 1976)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Marv Wolfman
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The party's over, punks! There's a new super-hero in town!] (Table of Contents)

Black Goliath / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito; John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Goliath

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo suspects inking is a combination of Esposito and Tartaglione, who, along with Frank Giacoia, often assisted each other on covers.

Black Goliath (Table of Contents)

Black Goliath / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Irving Watanabe
Job Number:
JV135

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Goliath [also appears as Bill Foster]; Atom-Smasher; Talia Kruma; Dale West; Herbert Bell; Hank Pym; Janet Van Dyne; Benny; Brim; Trout; Officer Wells (cameo flashback); Mrs. Coombs (cameo flashback); Claire Temple (flashback): Luke Cage (flashback): Tony Stark (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Bill Foster establishes himself in Los Angeles, leading a research team for Stark Industries. As Black Goliath he investigates a series of radium robberies and finds Atom-Smasher and his gang.

Indexer Notes

Origin of Black Goliath re-told.

Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis:
When Aunt May is kidnapped, Spider-Man pays the ransom with a suitcase full of Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Twinkies. Featured in January 1976 and February 1976 Marvel comics.

The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin; Ross Andru ? (illustrations)
Inks:
Marie Severin ?; ? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stan Lee; Spider-Man; Peter Parker

Indexer Notes

advertisement for the record album "Reflections of a Super-Hero!" (narrated by Stan Lee, $6.98 for the album and o$7.98 for cassette or 8-track tape) using an illustration of Stan Lee and a copy of the album art

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The party's over, punks! There's a new super-hero in town!]
    Black Goliath
  2. 1. Black Goliath
    Black Goliath
  3. 2. Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  4. 3. The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Dwayne Best
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jenny R McGinnis