(November 2 1974)

Marvel UK, 1972 Series
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Price:
0-0-7 GBP
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1974-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics International Ltd.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Matt Softley
Format:
Magazine size; black and white with color cover and occasional color interiors; weekly

Issue Notes

Based on material copyright 1970 Magazine Management; 1966 Canam Publishers Sales Corp; 1966 Olympia Publications Inc. Marvel Comics Group a division of Cadence Industries Corp., NY, NY. "Not to be sold in the United Sates of America or Canada. Printed in Finland. Savon Sanomain Kirjapaino Oy Kuopio 1974." No indicia frequency, but cover is dated "Week ending November 2, 1974" -- so presumably weekly.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Incredible Hulk; Dr Leonard Samson
Synopsis:
Samson subjects Hulk to an apparatus that will either cure him or kill him.
Keywords:
scientist

His Name Is Samson! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
John Severin
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (story); Matt Softley (issue)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Incredible Hulk; Major Glen Talbot; "Thunderbolt" Ross; Betty Ross; Dr Leonard Samson
Synopsis:
Major Talbot convinces Hulk to collaborate in attempt to save Betty, who's been crystallized. Samson provokes a transformation from Banner to the Hulk, but draws off the energy to restore Betty. Recognizing that much of the energy is still stored, he turns it on himself.
Keywords:
Air Force; scientist

["Play Cosmic Charades the Marvel Way and Win a Colour TV!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Reed Richards; Sue Storm; Johnny Storm; Ben Grimm
Keywords:
Promo for a competition

DD Goes Wild! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; the Masked Marauder; the Gladiator
Synopsis:
The Masked Marauder and the Gladiator threaten Foggy and Karen in order to force Daredevil to fight. They try to draw off his powers into an android, as they have done with Daredevil villains who quickly attack their foe.
Keywords:
android

["The Victors"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Airfix model kits
Keywords:
war; World War II

["50 super large all world pictorials absolutely free!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from Castle Stamp Co.
Keywords:
philatelist; philately; stamps

["Special all-world stamps"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from Broadway Approvals
Keywords:
philatelist; philately; stamps

["Stamp Quiz"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from Universal Stamp Co.
Keywords:
philatelist; philately; stamps

["Dear Stan"] (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Marvel Mailbag / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Jack Dawson; John Bilour; Tommy Plunkett; Alan Jeffery
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Incredible Hulk
Synopsis:
Letters from and to readers

["wwhiiirr!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Pocket Meccano sets
Keywords:
helicopter

["Presenting: the newest mind-wrenching masterpieces from the mighty world of Marvel!"] (Table of Contents)

Dracula; Planet of the Apes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dracula; ape
Synopsis:
Promo for upcoming issues of Dracula Lives and Planet Of The Apes

This Man... This Monster (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ben Grimm; Reed Richards; Sue Storm Richards; villainous scientist
Synopsis:
A morose Ben Grimm falls into the clutches of a scientist who transfers the "Thing" look and powers to himself, then infiltrates the Fantastic Four. Reed and Sue reject the human Ben as an imposter, and Reed embarks on a journey to the Negative Zone, in hopes of fighting Galactus. The disguised scientist is stunned by Reed's self-sacrifice.
Keywords:
Negative Zone; scientist

["The monsters are choosing delicacies for their evening meal."] (Table of Contents)

Patch and the Monsters / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Patch; three monsters
Synopsis:
Ad in comic-story form for Blobs from Trebor. Finding the monsters scavenging the dump for food, Patch offers them his Blobs. They are horrified that Patch does not have good junk to eat, and rush him to their cave for a meal.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Incredible Hulk
  2. 1. His Name Is Samson!
    The Incredible Hulk
  3. 2. ["Play Cosmic Charades the Marvel Way and Win a Colour TV!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. DD Goes Wild!
    Daredevil
  5. 4. ["The Victors"]
  6. 5. ["50 super large all world pictorials absolutely free!"]
  7. 6. ["Special all-world stamps"]
  8. 7. ["Stamp Quiz"]
  9. 8. ["Dear Stan"]
    The Mighty Marvel Mailbag
  10. 9. ["wwhiiirr!"]
  11. 10. ["Presenting: the newest mind-wrenching masterpieces from the mighty world of Marvel!"]
    Dracula; Planet of the Apes
  12. 11. This Man... This Monster
    The Fantastic Four
  13. 12. ["The monsters are choosing delicacies for their evening meal."]
    Patch and the Monsters
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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