The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.
Possible Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo.
inside front cover includes art by Kirby and additional credits, including Archie Goodwin and Marv Wolfman, consulting editors; Lenny Grow and Jim Novak, Staff and such; Dave Kraft, photos and features; John Costanza, coloring and Jack Kirby and Marie Severin, coloring.
adapted from 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1967, MGM), based on "The Sentinel" by Arthur C. Clarke; cont'd in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY #1
an overview of the novel and observations on the film includes stills from the movie.
inside back cover includes a brief bio of Jack Kirby with a photo of him at his drawing board, the credits to the movie and background artwork.