(December 1980)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860214712
Editing:
Denny O'Neil
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Copyright © 1980 by Marvel Comics Group, a Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.


...The Reason Is Karma! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Karma [Xi'an Coy Manh]
Reprints:

And Introducing--Karma! She Possesses People! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont; Frank Miller (co-creator)
Pencils:
Frank Miller (breakdowns); Bob Wiacek (finished art)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; GUESTS: Karma [Xi'an Coy Manh] (first appearance, origin); Leong Coy Manh (first appearance); Nga Coy Manh (first appearance); Colonel Coy Manh (first appearance, flashback); Mrs. Coy Man (first appearance, flashback); Father Bowen [Michael Brown] (first appearance); Alicia Masters; X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Colossus [Peter Rasputin]]; VILLAINS: General Nguyen Ngoc Coy (first appearance); Tran Coy Manh (first appearance; death)
Synopsis:
A new mutant forcibly recruits Spidey and the FF in her bid to free her little brother and sister from her manipulative uncle.
Reprints:

Cry--Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

Storm; Black Panther / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot; script)
Pencils:
John Byrne (breakdowns); Bob McLeod (finished art)
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
Rob Carosella
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Panther [T'Challa]; Storm [Ororo Munroe; as Ororo Monroe]; De Ruyter the Bull [Andreas De Ruyter] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Storm and the Black Panther confront an old enemy from their past.
Reprints:

Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]

The Saga of Johnny West (Table of Contents)

Johnny West; Acme Western Boots / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny West

Indexer Notes

Ad for Acme Western Boots on inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ...The Reason Is Karma!
    Spider-Man; Fantastic Four
  2. 1. And Introducing--Karma! She Possesses People!
    Spider-Man; Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Cry--Vengeance!
    Storm; Black Panther
  4. 3. Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers!
    Iron Man; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. The Saga of Johnny West
    Johnny West; Acme Western Boots
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