(January 1977)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860267201
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

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "2001, A Space Odyssey", with comma, not semi-colon as used on the cover.


Vira, The She Demon! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
alien; Vera Gentry; Vira, the She-Demon

Indexer Notes

John Verpoorten previously credited as cover inker. Sinnott inks per Nick Caputo.

The Bionic Battle! (Table of Contents)

The Six Million Dollar Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Six Million Dollar Man [Steve Austin]; Maskatron
Synopsis:
Ad for toys from Kenner, division of General Mills Fun Group, Inc.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Vira the She-Demon! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
Janice Cohen
Letters:
Mike Royer

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
aliens; the Monolith; Vera Gentry (astronaut); Vira, the She-Demon (cave woman)
Synopsis:
In the past, Vira discovers the Monolith and it inspires her to dominate her tribe. In the future, Vera also discovers the Monolith, and it transforms her into a cosmic seed that goes forth into the universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in prehistoric Italy and on Ganymede, satellite of Jupiter.

Now! Take Your Favorite Super Heroes To School! (Table of Contents)

Fascinating Art Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Spider-Man; Power Man; Captain America; The Hulk
Synopsis:
Ad for book covers.

Indexer Notes

between pages 3-4 of story

Make Money And Win Neat Prizes Too! (Table of Contents)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for newspaper sales.

Indexer Notes

between pages 3-4 of story

What's So Good About Being Bad?! (Table of Contents)

Bring On The Bad Guys / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for books about Marvel comics from Simon & Schuster.

Indexer Notes

between pages 3-4 of story

The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers The Horrible Hungries (Table of Contents)

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for meat snack.

Indexer Notes

between pages 5-6 of story

Join The Dinky Starfleet... (Table of Contents)

Dinky Toys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Star Trek and other die-cast metal toys.

Indexer Notes

between pages 5-6 of story

Free Advice...To Help You Get Ahead (Table of Contents)

La Salle Extension University / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for career guides and home study courses.

Indexer Notes

between pages 5-6 of story

Dress Up Marvel Style! (Table of Contents)

Superhero Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for clothes and towels with Marvel characters on them.

Indexer Notes

between pages 7-8 of story

Marketplace (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas; United Schools And Services; Engravaplates; Anchor Specialties; Centuri; Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Classified ads for body building; comics, high school diploma courses, training courses, engraved plate sales, toys, art schools, stamps, and novelties.

Indexer Notes

One page is between pages 7-8 of story, and the others are between pages 13-14 of story.

Monolith Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
various
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters about the Marvel Treasury Special from: David Schellhase, Edward Oines, and Robert Reed.
Between pages 11-12 of story.

Superhoes Assemble! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thor; Captain America; Spider-Man; The Hulk; Daredevil; Iron Man; Human Torch; Howard The Duck; Conan
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

between pages 11-12 of story

If You Missed This..! (Table of Contents)

Howard The Duck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Treasury Edition of Howard The Duck.

Indexer Notes

between pages 11-12 of story

Read..Foom! (Table of Contents)

Foom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain America
Synopsis:
House ad for Foom subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

between pages 11-12 of story

Authentic Collectors Items from Star Trek (Table of Contents)

Lincoln Enterprises / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for posters, coins, photos, models and other Star Trek merchandise.

Indexer Notes

between pages 11-12 of story

Monster S-I-Z-E Monsters (Table of Contents)

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frankenstein monster
Synopsis:
Ad for glow in the dark wall hangings.

Indexer Notes

between pages 13-14 of story

of Ugsome Usurpers, Utopic Uncos, And Unearthly Utterances! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Stan Lee's Soapbox and promotions of this month's comics.

Indexer Notes

"Irving Forbush, choreographer."
Between pages 15-16 of story.

The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb (Table of Contents)

The Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cousin Betsy; Plant Lady; Hulk; plant creatures [Artie Choke; Mari Gold; Rhoda Dendron]
Synopsis:
Comics ad for Hostess Fruit Pies from ITT Continental Baking Co.

Indexer Notes

between pages 15-16 of story

Ricochet to Freedom! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Captain America; Ricochet Racers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Comics ad for the Ricochet Racers toy from Hasbro.

History In The Making (Table of Contents)

Monogram Models, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for 1/48th scale model airplanes.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Big Adventures Begin With Evel Knievel Miniatures (Table of Contents)

Evel Knievel Precision Miniatures / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for die-cast metal toys from Ideal Toy Corp.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Vira, The She Demon!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. 1. The Bionic Battle!
    The Six Million Dollar Man
  3. 2. Vira the She-Demon!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  4. 3. Now! Take Your Favorite Super Heroes To School!
    Fascinating Art Industries, Inc.
  5. 4. Make Money And Win Neat Prizes Too!
    Grit
  6. 5. What's So Good About Being Bad?!
    Bring On The Bad Guys
  7. 6. The Mighty Meat Snack Conquers The Horrible Hungries
    Slim Jim
  8. 7. Join The Dinky Starfleet...
    Dinky Toys
  9. 8. Free Advice...To Help You Get Ahead
    La Salle Extension University
  10. 9. Dress Up Marvel Style!
    Superhero Merchandise
  11. 10. Marketplace
    Charles Atlas; United Schools And Services; Engravaplates; Anchor Specialties; Centuri; Universal Bodybuilding
  12. 11. Monolith Mail
  13. 12. Superhoes Assemble!
    Marvel Comics
  14. 13. If You Missed This..!
    Howard The Duck
  15. 14. Read..Foom!
    Foom
  16. 15. Authentic Collectors Items from Star Trek
    Lincoln Enterprises
  17. 16. Monster S-I-Z-E Monsters
    Honor House Products
  18. 17. of Ugsome Usurpers, Utopic Uncos, And Unearthly Utterances!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  19. 18. The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb
    The Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
  20. 19. Ricochet to Freedom!
    Spider-Man and Captain America; Ricochet Racers
  21. 20. History In The Making
    Monogram Models, Inc.
  22. 21. Big Adventures Begin With Evel Knievel Miniatures
    Evel Knievel Precision Miniatures
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