(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:
FEATURE: 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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