(January 1978)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860268501
Editing:
Jack Kirby; Archie Goodwin
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Doom is the Song of the Drums! (Table of Contents)

Black Panther / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Panther
Reprints:

Drums! (Table of Contents)

Black Panther / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
Irene Vartanoff
Letters:
Mike Royer

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Panther [T'Challa]; Collectors [Abner Little; Princess Zanda; Count Zorba; Silas Mourner; Colonel Nigel Pigman]; N'Gassi; Joshua Itobo (introduction); General Jakarra (villain); Black Panther [Bashenga] (flashback, introduction, origin of the first Black Panther); Shinzu
Synopsis:
T'Challa reveals the origin of the Black Panther cult and Wakanda's vibranium mound. Black Panther and Abner Little return to the Collectors and Little reveals he managed to steal a vial of the miracle water from Samurai City. But, the vial is broken in the ensuing fight among the Collectors for the vial and T'Challa returns to Wakanda. In Wakanda, General Jakarra exposes himself to raw vibranium hoping to gain power, but is mutated by the contamination.
Reprints:
Keywords:
helicopters; immortality; meteorites; nuclear weapons; Panther Cult; Samurai City; signal drums; submarines; Water of Youth

["As ever, King Kirby's latest lollapalooza has elicited an outbust of opinion..."] (Table of Contents)

Panther Post Scripts / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comments from readers Robin Snyder, Manual Joseph, John Judge, and Ambrose Bellisle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doom is the Song of the Drums!
    Black Panther
  2. 1. Drums!
    Black Panther
  3. 2. ["As ever, King Kirby's latest lollapalooza has elicited an outbust of opinion..."]
    Panther Post Scripts
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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