(December 1979)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860245812
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Assistant Editor); Roger Stern (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; later Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #200)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Something Evil This Way Comes! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Dan Green (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Avengers [the Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; the Vision; the Wasp]; Daredevil; the Grey Gargoyle
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Marvel Superheroes [Marvel Super-Heroes] (Marvel UK, 1979 series) #385
  • in Star Magazine (Edizioni Star Comics, 1990 series) #5

Heart of Stone (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern (plot); Steven Grant (script)
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Dan Green
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avengers [The Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; The Falcon; Goliath [Clint Barton] (flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; The Scarlet Witch; Thor [Donald Blake](flashback); The Vision; The Wasp]; Charles P. Irwin; Daredevil [also as Matt Murdock]; Edwin Jarvis; Emerson Bale; Graviton (flashback); The Grey Gargoyle; Henry Peter Gyrich; Jeryn Hogarth; Judy (flashback); Lt. Dwight Stanford; Senator Fleckner; Senator Reischel; Senator Roosevelt; Ultron-6 (flashback)
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Marvel Superheroes [Marvel Super-Heroes] (Marvel UK, 1979 series) #385
  • in Star Magazine (Edizioni Star Comics, 1990 series) #5

Follow Us to Fun and Adventure Every Saturday Morning on ABC-TV!!! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

More Bombastic Paperbacks From Marvel (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Wowie! Zowie! CBS Saturday Morning's Looking Good (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Now--Get Four Titles For the Price of Three! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Bullpen Bulletins [December 1979]; Stan's Soapbox (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?; Stan Lee
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Micronauts [Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette [Princess Mari]; Prince Acroyear]

Indexer Notes

Stan talks about the uproar he caused by promoting EPIC in his column when he promised not to use the column to hawk products. Miscellaneous Marvel news items, including a blurb about MARVEL COMICS #1 and MICRONAUTS #12.

Spider-Man Meets June Jitsui! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
June Jitsui; Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man runs into June Jitsui, martial arts expert and defeats her by keeping her hands busy with Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Something Evil This Way Comes!
    The Avengers
  2. 1. Heart of Stone
    The Avengers
  3. 2. Follow Us to Fun and Adventure Every Saturday Morning on ABC-TV!!!
  4. 3. More Bombastic Paperbacks From Marvel
  5. 4. Wowie! Zowie! CBS Saturday Morning's Looking Good
  6. 5. Now--Get Four Titles For the Price of Three!
  7. 6. Bullpen Bulletins [December 1979]; Stan's Soapbox
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  8. 7. Spider-Man Meets June Jitsui!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
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