(January 1978)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Archie Goodwin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Copyright ©1977 by Marvel Comics Group, a Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Captain Britain / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Introducing, Captain Britain (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Captain Britain / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Dave Hunt
Letters:
Bruce Patterson [as Bruce P.]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Captain Britain [Brian Braddock] (origin; first U.S. appearance); Captain Jean DeWolff; Dean Beatty; Arcade (first appearance; villain); Miss Locke (first appearance; villain); Mr. Chambers (first appearance; villain); Mr. Roak (villain); Mr. Moran (villain)
Synopsis:
Brian Braddock arrives in the U.S. as an exchange student and finds he has drawn Peter Parker as his roommate; Inevitably, Spidey and Cap Britain have the obligatory superhero fight and make nice just in time to be captured by the sinister Arcade.
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Web-Zingers (Table of Contents)

Web-Zingers / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Robert A. Rusk, Mark Perigard, Ray Shugarts, Maurice S. Kane, Jr. and Matt Kaufman. Letters page replies by Chris Claremont.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [January 1978]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Archie Goodwin ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan hypes the Pocket Books reprints of Spider-Man and Fantastic Four comics.

The Ding-A-Ling Family (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Sif; Volstagg; The Ding-A-Ling Family (villains)

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man and Captain Britain
  2. 1. Introducing, Captain Britain
    Spider-Man and Captain Britain
  3. 2. Web-Zingers
    Web-Zingers
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [January 1978]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  5. 4. The Ding-A-Ling Family
    Thor; Hostess Fruit Pies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Max Capp
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen