(Spring 1980)

Marvel, 1980 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
four times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
A Marvel Magazine [plain text]
Barcode:
0714860262001
Editing:
Stan Lee; Archie Goodwin; Richard Marschall; Maggie Thompson; Don Thompson
Color:
Color cover; Black and White and Color interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Letterers: John Costanza, Jim Novak, Tom Orzechowski, Rick Parker, Irv Watanabe.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Colors:
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Letters:
?

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Contents listing with panels for some stories and indicia information.

The Next Plateau (Table of Contents)

Editorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with photograph of Stan Lee and Company credits on left third of page.

["For our premiere issue, ..."] (Table of Contents)

Feedback / text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Feedback comments on Epic Illustrated from Neal Adams, Ray Bradbury, George Pal, Joseph Stefano and Ian Summers.

The Answer (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Rudy Nebres
Colors:
Rick Veitch
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Galactus
Synopsis:
The Surfer tries to fly past the edge of the universe to find the ultimate answer.
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Homespun (Table of Contents)

Elfquest / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Wendy Pini
Pencils:
Wendy Pini
Inks:
Wendy Pini
Colors:
Wendy Pini
Letters:
?

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Petalwing; Selah; Malak; Olbar
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Aware (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leopoldo Duranona
Pencils:
Leopoldo Duranona
Inks:
Leopoldo Duranona
Colors:
Leopoldo Duranona
Letters:
?

For the Next 60 Seconds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Larkin
Pencils:
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Inks:
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Colors:
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Letters:
?

Aknaton (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter I) (Table of Contents)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James P. Starlin
Pencils:
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks:
James P. Starlin
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Aknaton
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Lullabye of Bedlam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Rue
Pencils:
Ray Rue
Inks:
Ray Rue
Colors:
Ray Rue
Letters:
?

Elfspire (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Poscik
Pencils:
Thomas Blackshear
Inks:
Thomas Blackshear
Colors:
Thomas Blackshear
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Preview excerpt of an illustrated text story.

History of Human Absurdity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mirko Ilic
Pencils:
Mirko Ilic (signed)
Inks:
Mirko Ilic
Letters:
?

The Victor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mirko Ilic
Pencils:
Mirko Ilic
Inks:
Mirko Ilic
Letters:
?

Shakti (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mirko Ilic
Pencils:
Mirko Ilic (signed)
Inks:
Mirko Ilic
Letters:
typeset

Convert (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ernie Colon
Pencils:
Ernie Colon (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Colon
Letters:
?

Heads (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Suydam
Pencils:
Arthur Suydam
Inks:
Arthur Suydam
Colors:
Arthur Suydam
Letters:
?

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Za! (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter II) (Table of Contents)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
James P. Starlin
Pencils:
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks:
James P. Starlin
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Za; Aknaton
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Juliet (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter III) (Table of Contents)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
James P. Starlin
Pencils:
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks:
James P. Starlin
Colors:
James P. Starlin
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Juliet; Aknaton; Za
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Detour (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Bush
Pencils:
George Bush (signed / painted)
Inks:
George Bush (signed / painted)
Colors:
George Bush (signed / painted)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

Topaz (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Potts
Pencils:
Carl Potts
Inks:
Carl Potts
Colors:
Carl Potts
Letters:
?

Characters:
Topaz

Contributors (Table of Contents)

Endgame / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin
Pencils:
Ray Rue; ? (photographs)
Inks:
Ray Rue; ? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Faustine

Indexer Notes

Text piece on contributors to Epic Illustrated with photographs of Art Suydam and Ray Rue and small illustration of Faustine by Ray Rue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Next Plateau
    Editorial
  4. 3. ["For our premiere issue, ..."]
    Feedback
  5. 4. The Answer
    Silver Surfer
  6. 5. Homespun
    Elfquest
  7. 6. Aware
  8. 7. For the Next 60 Seconds
  9. 8. Aknaton (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter I)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  10. 9. Lullabye of Bedlam
  11. 10. Elfspire
  12. 11. History of Human Absurdity
  13. 12. The Victor
  14. 13. Shakti
  15. 14. Convert
  16. 15. Heads
  17. 16. Za! (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter II)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  18. 17. Juliet (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter III)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  19. 18. Detour
  20. 19. Topaz
  21. 20. Contributors
    Endgame
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