(September 22, 1973)

Marvel UK, 1973 Series
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Price:
0.06 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Editing:
Peter L. Skingley
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
British Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Dan Adkins
Inks:
George Roussos; Vince Colletta; Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Cover images taken from various sources, notably Avengers # 4 and Dr. Strange # 169

Count Dracula's Deadly Secret (Table of Contents)

Count Dracula / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Count Dracula
Synopsis:
Advertisement for a brand of ice cream.

Captain America Joins...the Avengers! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos (Uncredited)
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man, Thor, Giant-Man, The Wasp, Captain America, The Sub-Mariner, Rick Jones, The Teen Brigade, Atlanteans, a D'Bari, Bucky Barnes (Cameo, in flashback), The Hulk (Cameo, in flashback).
Synopsis:
Namor attacks a group of eskimos and throws their idol into the sea. When the ice melts, the figure trapped within turns out to be Captain America, in suspended animation since the end of World War II. The Avengers rescue Cap and return to New York. An alien figure turns our heroes to stone. When Cap and Rick Jones track him down, the alien agrees to restore the Avengers if they agree to help him recover his broken space ship in return. When doing so, the Avengers are attacked by Namor and his people. The restored spaceship ultimately drives off Namor and his men.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from The Avengers (1963) #4.

    Page 6 of original story omitted.
Keywords:
D'Bari

["Hi There Adventure Lover!"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis:
Editorial piece welcoming readers to the first issue.

"You Can be a Real He-Man" (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Advertisement for Charles Atlas bodybuilding products.

The Origin of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Doctor Strange, The Ancient One, Baron Mordo.
Synopsis:
Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.
Reprints:
  • Story reprinted from Strange Tales #115

The Adventures of the Cresta Bear (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Advertisement for Cresta soft drinks.

It's Disneytime again. (Table of Contents)

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Synopsis:
Advertisement for Disney promotional material.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Count Dracula's Deadly Secret
    Count Dracula
  3. 2. Captain America Joins...the Avengers!
    The Avengers
  4. 3. ["Hi There Adventure Lover!"]
  5. 4. "You Can be a Real He-Man"
  6. 5. The Origin of Dr. Strange
    Doctor Strange
  7. 6. The Adventures of the Cresta Bear
  8. 7. It's Disneytime again.
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