(February 1977)

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:
0714860267202
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

Marak the Merciless (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
historical; science fiction
Characters:
Marak, the Merciless; the Monolith
Reprints:

Marak! (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:
Egel, the "Thing-Maker" (artisan); Marak (warrior leader); the Monolith; Queen Jalessa (in a vision)
Synopsis:
Egel is captured by Marak and his band. The Monolith shows Marak of Queen Jalessa, and Egel builds him weapons so he can capture her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set circa 200,000 years in the past.

Monolith Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jim Mullen, Paul Foster, Mike Weston, Gary Tepper and Berk Enwald.

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
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cousin Betsy; Plant Lady; Hulk; plant creatures [Artie Choke; Mari Gold; Rhoda Dendron]

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for Hostess Fruit Pies from ITT Continental Baking Co..

Ricochet to Freedom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Irving Watanabe (last panel)
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for the Ricochet Racers toy from Hasbro.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Marak the Merciless
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. 1. Marak!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  3. 2. Monolith Mail
  4. 3. The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb
    The Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. Ricochet to Freedom!
    Spider-Man and Captain America; Ricochet Racers
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