(5 April 1975)

Marvel UK, 1974 Series
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Price:
0.08 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics International Ltd.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Color:
Black and White
Dimensions:
Magazine Size
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Planet of the Apes; Apeslayer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Wilson ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe ?
Editing:
?

Genre:
science fiction

The Birth of Apeslayer (Table of Contents)

Planet of the Apes; Apeslayer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway (script); Roy Thomas (plot and concept)
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin; ? (alterations)
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte; ? (alterations)
Letters:
John Constanza; ? (alterations)
Editing:
Marv Wolfman; Roy Thomas

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Apeslayer; the General Raker; Dr. Ann Carver; Maureen Dozer (Apeslayer's mother); Johnathan Dozer (young Apeslayer)
Synopsis:
General Raker continues Apeslayer's origin story, telling how his men killed Apeslayer's mother and Dr. Carver, and took their children as slaves. Young Dozer grew up and was made a gladiator; his fighting skills earned him the name Apeslayer; eventually he becomes a fugitive and rebel.
Reprints:
Keywords:
origin

Indexer Notes

Reprinted with omissions and alterations. Originally a Killraven story. Art alterations: Ape heads drawn onto Martian bodies and Killraven costume modifications. Takes inspiration from H. G. Well's novel "The War of the Worlds." This storyline spans issues 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Apes Forum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Steve Rodgers (33 Hillborough Road, Luton, Beds); Paul Rodriguez (21 Mellbury Ave., Parkstone, Poole, Dorset); Coling McLean (40 Brandon Parade, Belfast, N. Ireland)

Earth Shall Overcome (Table of Contents)

Guardians of the Galaxy / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
Herb Cooper
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Guardians of the Galaxy [Vance Astro; Charlie-27; Martinex; Yondu]
Reprints:

Now Appearing in 2 New Marvel Weeklies! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Super-Heroes; Savage Sword of Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mystery Horror Suspense (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dracula Lives / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

This Is Gonna Be Marvel's Year! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Secret of the Black Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-562

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bruno Brugg
Synopsis:
A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured.
Reprints:

FOOM (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Planet of the Apes; Apeslayer
  2. 1. The Birth of Apeslayer
    Planet of the Apes; Apeslayer
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Apes Forum
  4. 3. Earth Shall Overcome
    Guardians of the Galaxy
  5. 4. Now Appearing in 2 New Marvel Weeklies!
    The Super-Heroes; Savage Sword of Conan
  6. 5. Mystery Horror Suspense
    Dracula Lives
  7. 6. This Is Gonna Be Marvel's Year!
  8. 7. The Secret of the Black Planet
  9. 8. FOOM
    FOOM
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