([circa 1976 - 1977])

Alan Class, 1966 Series
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Price:
0.15 GBP
Pages:
52
On-sale date:
1976 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Alan Class (reprint editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
7.25" x 9.25"
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover newsprint interior
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series.


So Shall Ye Reap... Death! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
Jim Steranko
Colors:
Jim Steranko
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Nick Fury; Centurius
Reprints:

So Shall Ye Reap... Death! (Table of Contents)

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Steranko
Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Joe Giella (assist)
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Jimmy Woo; Dum Dum Dugan; Nick Fury; Clay Quartermain; Val [Contessa Valentina Allegro de Fontaine]; Centurius [Dr. Noah Black] (Nobel Prize winner, Marvel's 1st black villain); P.D.Q. Werner (movie director); Tiffany (actor); Brad Carter (actor); Kong (robotic prop)
Synopsis:
Jimmy Woo goes through a death-trap laden "fun house" as his initiation as a SHIELD agent. Later, in his apartment, Fury & Val get romantic. The next day, off the Pacific Coast, en route to the Heli-Carrier in a bizarre twin-bodied jet, Fury & Jimmy are knocked out of the sky and wind up on a volcanic island transformed into a "Garden of Eden" and biological laboratory by "Centurius"-- formerly Dr. Noah Black, a scientist who disappeared in the 1930s when his theories were scoffed at. After creating both new & extinct forms of life and sending them into space, he plans to rain down fire on the entire Earth, for forty days and forty nights, cleansing it so his creations can start anew on a world "without the threat of mass murder, intimidation, fear". With the help of a visiting movie company and their robot gorilla prop, Fury & Woo put the kibosh on his plans. Centurius dives into his own evolution ray, devolving into protoplasmic slime, while his "A.R.C." (Automated Rebirth Colonizer) inexplicably crashes straight into the dormant volcano that served as his lab, wiping out the entire island. Fury muses, "Let's just say some greater force in the universe handled it his own way!" Actors Brad & Tiffany, who've been fighting on every movie they've ever made, suddenly find love.
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Indexer Notes

Centurius becomes the 3rd Steranko villain to use the phrase "Parable Of Doom" (see page 10, panel 9), though to date there appears no connection whatsoever between him, Baron Strucker & Scorpio. Last panel on page 5 altered due to the Comics Code Authority; inadvertently, the new panel is far more "suggestive" than the one it replaced! Original panel restored in 2000 reprint. Joe Giella (longtime friend of Frank Giacoia) assists; Fury's face in page 10, panel 7 is clearly his work.

The Creature Who Invaded Capital City! (Table of Contents)

The Fly / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Land of Vanishing Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-594

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ted Benson; Joe Ausler; Larry Wiley
Synopsis:
Three men who dream of the adventure of knights join a mirage in the desert set during the Crusades.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from foreword by Michael J. Vassallo from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales #5 (Marvel, 2007 Series).

Sorry, Wrong Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Joe Sinnott ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-592

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jeff Miller
Synopsis:
An alien with orders to colonize Earth lands and asks the first person he sees if he is on Earth. The man sarcastically answers him "No, it's Mars." The alien disappears and scientists detect through telescopes the colonization activity on Mars, which the alien has mistaken for Earth.
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Witch Who Wouldn't! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ben Talbot; Hazel; Miss Frobish
Synopsis:
Ben Talbot finds an infant in the New England woods and raises her, but when he wants to marry her and use her occult abilities to amass wealth and power, she returns to the woods where her accelerated aging process soon makes her an old evil witch.
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Turn Back O' Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill ?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3641

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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. So Shall Ye Reap... Death!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  2. 1. So Shall Ye Reap... Death!
    Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. 2. The Creature Who Invaded Capital City!
    The Fly
  4. 3. Land of Vanishing Men
  5. 4. Sorry, Wrong Planet
  6. 5. Witch Who Wouldn't!
  7. 6. Turn Back O' Time!
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