(1978)

Marvel, 1978 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
52 ?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Richard E. Marschall; Ralph Macchio (associate editor); Davida Lichter-Dale (book design)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern U.S. magazine size
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indexed from the Modern Promotions "MP" reprint; contents believed to be the same as the original.
"This issue distributed by Modern Promotions."
Indicia title is "A Marvel Super Special."
Size = 10in x 13in.


The Official Adaptation of The Television Sensation! (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rick Bryant (signed)
Inks:
Rick Bryant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cylons
Synopsis:
A battle scene.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Art does not match anything else in the book.

Stan Lee Presents: Battlestar Galactica (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard E. Marschall (signed)
Inks:
Richard E. Marschall (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Table of Contents and indicia, with two illustrations.

Battlestar Galactica (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger McKenzie (adaptation); Glen Larson (television script)
Pencils:
Ernie Colon
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Colors:
Ernie Colon
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Apollo; Zac; President Adar; Commander Adama; Starbuck; Athena; Colonel Tigh; Cylons; Baltar; Boomer; Boxey; Lyra; Cassiopea; Imperial Leader; Sire Uri; Muffit II; Doctor Wilker; Queen Lotay; Slygg; Ovions; Tucanas (cameo)
Synopsis:
The twelve human colonies of space have finally united in a peace treaty with the Cylons, who have been enemies for millennia. But the Cylons attack the assembled fleet and home planets, nearly wiping out the humans. The survivors band together with the remaining battlestar ship to find a mythical 13th colony on Earth, but continue to be harrassed by the Cylons and their allies at every turn.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Continued in Battlestar Galactica (Marvel, 1979 series) #4

Battlestar Galactica (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ovions

Indexer Notes

on page 21 of book

The Wizard of Hollywood's Dream Factory (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Swires; John Dykstra
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
John Dykstra
Synopsis:
Interview with John Dykstra, special photographic effects supervisor for the Battlestar Galactica TV show.
Keywords:
interview

Indexer Notes

on pages 22, 23, 25, and 28 of book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Apollo ?; Zac ?

Indexer Notes

on page 24 of book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
H. Bender (signed)
Inks:
H. Bender (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Apollo; Commander Adama; Starbuck; Athena; Colonel Tigh; Cylons; Boomer; Boxey; Lyra; Cassiopea; Muffit II

Indexer Notes

a single illustration on pages 26-27 of book

Life In The Future (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Rogers
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Background on the Battlestar Galactica saga.

Indexer Notes

on pages 29-30 of the book

Battle Tactics (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / text article / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Rogers
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Discussion of the spacecraft and battle tactics of the Battlestar Galactica universe.

Indexer Notes

on page 31 of the book

Spaceships And Such: Hardware of The Future (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / text article / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Rogers
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Discussion of the various types of spaceships and communications devices in the Battlestar Galactica universe.

Indexer Notes

on pages 31 and 33 of the book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks:
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ovion

Indexer Notes

on page 32 of book

Aliens And Robots (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Rogers
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cylon; Tucanas
Synopsis:
Discussion of the various aliens in the Battlestar Galactica universe.

Indexer Notes

on pages 34-35 of the book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Muffit II

Indexer Notes

on page 36 of the book

Welcome To The Marvel Universe (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Marvel comics.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battlestar Galactica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rick Bryant
Inks:
Rick Bryant
Colors:
Marie Severin (art director)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Would be part of a wraparound cover except for the gap caused by the square binding, which carries title and price information.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Official Adaptation of The Television Sensation!
    Battlestar Galactica
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
  3. 2. Stan Lee Presents: Battlestar Galactica
  4. 3. Battlestar Galactica
    Battlestar Galactica
  5. 4. Battlestar Galactica
    Battlestar Galactica
  6. 5. The Wizard of Hollywood's Dream Factory
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
  9. 8. Life In The Future
    Battlestar Galactica
  10. 9. Battle Tactics
    Battlestar Galactica
  11. 10. Spaceships And Such: Hardware of The Future
    Battlestar Galactica
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
  13. 12. Aliens And Robots
    Battlestar Galactica
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
  15. 14. Welcome To The Marvel Universe
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Battlestar Galactica
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