(December 1976)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860267212
Editing:
Jack Kirby; Archie Goodwin (consulting editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Beast-Killer; Mason; the Monolith; Woodrow Decker
Reprints:

Beast-Killer! (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Mike Royer

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Beast-Killer [The One Who Hunts Alone] (caveman, hunter); Bill (boy); Mason (astronaut); the Monolith; Woodrow Decker (astronaut)
Synopsis:
The issue starts in the distant past where the monolith instructs a hunter on how to craft a spear and then shifts to the future where two astronauts discover an alien ruin. One of the astronauts is killed by a creature, but the other, Woodrow Decker, is transported into a pastoral countryside by the monolith. Here he rapidly ages until he dies and is converted by the monolith into an embryo-type creature referred to as a 'new seed' to explore the galaxy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in the Miocene Age and on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter in the year 2001.

Juicemobiles (Table of Contents)

O.J. Simpson; Juicemobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
O.J. Simpson
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for the Juicemobiles shoes from Spot-bilt.

Monolith Mail; The New Seed (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
typeset

The Spider-Man and the Fly! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Fly; Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Co..

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. 1. Beast-Killer!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  3. 2. Juicemobiles
    O.J. Simpson; Juicemobiles
  4. 3. Monolith Mail; The New Seed
  5. 4. The Spider-Man and the Fly!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
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