(Week ending February 17 1973)

Marvel UK, 1972 Series
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Price:
0.05 GBP
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White with some Colour interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size

Issue Notes

Mostly coloured with zip-a-tone and two shades of green.


[Introducing: Daredevil, The Man Without Fear!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; The Hulk; The Thing

Where Strides the Behemoth (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Glenn Talbot; Russians (villains); Kanga Kahn (villain); Hakun Gantu (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hulk beats on the Russians bad enough that when he decides to leap away, they don't try to stop him. Jumping all the way to the Himalayas, the Hulk is finally tired out and transforms to Banner just in time to be menaced by a local bandit chieftan. Talbot catches up with Bruce in this hairy predicament and when their captors are attacked by a rival band of raiders, Bruce and Glenn fall off a cliff to their death?
Reprints:

The Origin of Daredevil (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett; Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Matthew Michael Murdock]; GUESTS: Battling Jack Murdock (1st appearance; DD's father; Death); Franklin "Foggy" Nelson (1st appearance); Karen Page (1st appearance); Hank; "Dynamite" Davis; VILLAINS: The Fixer (1st appearance; Death); Slade; Porky; Sam
Synopsis:
Matt Murdock saves a blind man from an oncoming truck but is struck blind himself by a radioactive canister during the rescue. The radioactivity heightens Matt's other senses and gives him an uncanny radar sense. Matt graduates college and begins practicing law with his college roommate Foggy. Matt's father, a boxer, is killed by the Fixer after he refuses to throw a fight; Matt designs a costume and a billy club (from his cane) and takes his derogatory childhood nickname "Daredevil." DD tracks down the Fixer and the man who shot his father.
Reprints:

[Spider-Man Comics Weekly Is Here!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

The Mighty Marvel Mailbag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man; The Hulk; The Fantastic Four

Indexer Notes

Page 29.

The Fantastic Four, in...The Return of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-38

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Synopsis:
Doctor Doom returns from his unwanted journey in space and visits Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in order to make them set a trap for the Fantastic Four.
Reprints:
Keywords:
statue of Mole Man; statue of Namor the Sub-Mariner; statue of the Miracle Man; statue of the Skrulls

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Synopsis added and page count (23p) changed by Per Sandell, 2006-02-28.

Part 2 "A Change of Face" (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Ovoids (flashback, introduction); Doctor Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Synopsis:
Doctor Doom tells how he managed to return to Earth with the help of the Ovoids and then he changes bodies with Mr Fantastic using Ovoid technology.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Introducing: Daredevil, The Man Without Fear!]
  2. 1. Where Strides the Behemoth
    The Incredible Hulk
  3. 2. The Origin of Daredevil
    Daredevil
  4. 3. [Spider-Man Comics Weekly Is Here!]
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Mighty Marvel Mailbag
  6. 5. The Fantastic Four, in...The Return of Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Part 2 "A Change of Face"
    Fantastic Four
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