(December 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1980
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860261112
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia title reads "Tales to Astonish Starring the Sub-Mariner


Death, Thou Shalt Die! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor the Sub-Mariner; Lady Dorma; Lord Naga
Reprints:

Death, Thou Shalt Die! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor the Sub-Mariner; Lord Naga (death); Karthon; The Serpent Crown; Gargantos; Llyna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is cut by two pages. Original page 7 has been omitted. Original page 8 panel 1 has been deleted. Original page 10, panels 1 and 2 have been deleted.

Deadly Game! (Table of Contents)

Nighthawk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Naomi Basner
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Bill Wray
Colors:
Carl Gafford [as Gaff]
Letters:
Christopher Warlock

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nighthawk; Cyrus Black; Spider-Man (demon); Hulk (demon); Captain America (demon)

[Marvel Subscription Form] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch]; Dr. Doom; Willie Lumpkin

Indexer Notes

House Advertisement for Marvel Comics Series (subscription page).

Iron Man Vs. The Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Iron Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Candy ad by the Baking Company using a one-page comic with Marvel heroes.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Total of 10 one-page advertisements for: Wildfire (toy pinball, Parker Brothers), Saturday Morning (tv, NBC), Shop By Mail (miscellaneous ads, 2 pages), Grit (newspaper, Grit Publ. 1/2 page), Marvel Comics 20th Anniversary Calendar 1981 (calendar, Ed Shukin, 1/2 page), Saturday's Best (tv, ABC), Electronic Marvel (electronic games, Markline), Whoppers (candy, Leaf), The Saga of Johnny West (shoes, Acme Boot Company), Lego Expert Builder Series (toys, LEGO).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death, Thou Shalt Die!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Death, Thou Shalt Die!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Deadly Game!
    Nighthawk
  4. 3. [Marvel Subscription Form]
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Iron Man Vs. The Bank Robbers!
  6. 5. [Ads]
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  • Matthias Hofmann
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