(2005)

Marvel, 2005 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
16.99 USD; 27.25 CAD
Pages:
508
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
T+ Suggested For Teens And Up
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
ISBN:
0-7851-1777-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078511777351699
Editing:
Mark D. Beazley (Collection Editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Trade Paperback

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Killraven / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Tom Smith

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for four other Essential volumes.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Amazing Adventures #18] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Mike Esposito. Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The War of the Worlds! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Plot); Neal Adams (Plot); Gerry Conway (Script)
Pencils:
Neal Adams (pp 1-11); Howard Chaykin (pp 12-20)
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
1396Z

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven [Jonathan Raven] (introduction, origin); Maureen Raven (Killraven's mother, introduction, flashback, Death); Joshua Raven (Killraven's brother, later known as Deathraven, flashback); Dr. Ann Carver (flashback, Death); Dagger; Mayor of New York; The Keeper [Dr. Raker] (Death); Saunders (flashback); The Martians (villain, introduction); The Martian Masters (villain, introduction); Scrapper (villain, introduction); The Sirens (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Killraven gets his revenge on the Keeper but discovers that it is a hollow victory.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Grand Central Station; Mars

Indexer Notes

Series concept by Roy Thomas, original plot and lead character by Neal Adams. Some concepts taken from H.G. Wells's novel. Story includes flashbacks to the 1901 and 2001 invasion. Credits from text article.

[Amazing Adventures #19] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe ; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Mike Esposito; John Romita (alterations)
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Sirens
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creator credits based on analysis by Tony Rose. Original indexer credited pencils to Howard Chaykin and inks to Sal Buscema?. Credit for Romita retouches from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005). Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The Sirens of 7th Ave[nue] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Frank McLaughlin
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla [Scott] (introduction); Arrow (introduction); Hawk (introduction); Martian Master 12 (Introduction, Villain); Skarlet (Queen of the Sirens) (Introduction, Villain); Slasher (Introduction, Villain); Professor Kempleton (Introduction, Villain); Sirens (Villain)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his gang are captured by Skarlet and taken to the Arena to do battle to amuse the Martians.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Martian; New York City

Indexer Notes

First appearances of M'Shulla, Hawk and Arrow.

[Amazing Adventures #20] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks:
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
1558Z

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; War-Lord
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The Warlord Strikes! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
1558Z

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Hawk; Arrow; Old Skull (introduction, cameo, not named until next issue); The Warlord (villain, introduction); Martian Master 4 (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his freemen are captured when they attack LaGuadia airport.
Reprints:
Keywords:
LaGuadia Airport; Martians; New York City

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky. First appearance of Old Skull (in a cameo, not named until next issue).

[Amazing Adventures #21] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Carmilla Frost; Grok
Reprints:

The Mutant Slayers! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Yolande Pijcke
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
1628-Z

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Hawk; Arrow; Old Skull (named in this story); Carmilla Frost (introduction); Grok (introduction); Warlord (villain); Martian Master 4 (villain); other Martian Masters (villain)
Synopsis:
With the help of Carmilla Frost, Killraven and his Freemen escape from Warlord.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Yankee Stadium

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Carmilla Frost and Grok.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[Amazing Adventures #22] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Abraxas
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lincoln Memorial

Washington Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte [as Frank Chiarmonte]
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Mint Julep (introduction); Sabre (Introduction, villain); Abraxas (Introduction, villain); Martian Masters (villain)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his group travel to Washington DC where they are captured by slavers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lincoln Memorial; Potomac; Washington DC; Washington Monument

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Mint Julep, Sabre and Abraxas. Gaspar Saladino letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

[Amazing Adventures #23] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Herb Trimpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Rattack; Mint Julep
Reprints:
Keywords:
rats; Washington Monument; White House

The Legend Assassins! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Mint Julep; Rattack (Introduction, Origin, villain); High Overlord (Introduction, villain); Sabre (villain); Abraxas (villain); Martian Masters (villain)
Synopsis:
The Martians capture Killraven and plan to broadcast his death to every human slave, destroying his legend.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lincoln Memorial; Pentagon; Washington DC; White House

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the High Overlord, first appearance and origin of Rattack.

[Amazing Adventures #24] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; High Overlord
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

For He's a Jolly Dead Rebel! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Jack Abel
Letters:
Dave Hunt

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Mint Julep; Slave Gor; Abraxas (villain, death); Rattack (villain, death); High Overlord (villain); Sabre (villain)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his band battle the High Overlord on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lincoln Memorial; New Year's Eve; Washington D.C.; White House

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Located in the previous sequence, used to make two-page spreads line up correctly.

[Amazing Adventures #25] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane; John Romita ? (cover layout; alterations)
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?; John Romita ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Skar
Reprints:
Keywords:
Indianapolis 500

Indexer Notes

Cover ink credit from Mike Burkey and confirmed by John Romita (December 28, 2005). Original ink credit was given to: Mike Esposito. Nick Caputo suspects that Romita may have provided the cover layout and corrections only.

The Devil's Marauder (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
Dave Hunt

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Skar (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Killraven battles Skar at the site of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Skar.

[Amazing Adventures #26] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Carmilla; Pstun-Rage
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

Something Worth Dying For! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Pstun-Rage (villain, intro, death); Foropulist (villain, intro); Rangolar (villain, intro, death); Racque (villain, intro, death)
Synopsis:
While in Michigan, Killraven and his band are attacked.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The villains' names "Pstun-Rage", "Foropulist", and "Rangolar" are anagrams for Grape-Nuts, Fruit Loops, and Granolar respectively. Pstun-Rage's treasure includes boxes of cereal.

[Amazing Adventures #27] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Jim Starlin
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Carmilla Frost
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The Death Breeders (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Jack Abel
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven (Origin); Skar (Villain); High Overlord (Villain); Atalon (first appearance; villain); Death Breeders (first appearance; villains); Volcana Ash (first appearance); M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Adam 3,031 (Introduction); Eve 3,031 (Introduction)
Synopsis:
The High Overlord sends the Death Breeders after Killraven and his gang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lake Michigan; martians; Milwaukee WI

Indexer Notes

First appearances of Volcana Ash, Adam 3,031, Eve 3,031, Atalon and Death Breeders, details on the origin of Killraven.

[Amazing Adventures #28] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Volcana Ash; Death Breeders
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Crespi credit per Nick Caputo, August 2012. George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index No. 8B credits Gaspar Saladino.

The Death Merchant! (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Roger Slifer

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Volcana Ash (Origin); Adam 3,031; Eve 3,031; Melonie (Intro, flashback); Foropulist (Death); Sacrificer (villain, introduction); Atalon (villain); Skar (villain); Death Breeders (villain)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his band stop the Death Breeders and rescue Adam 3,031 and Eve 3,031 and their baby.
Reprints:
Keywords:
martians

Indexer Notes

Origin of Volcana Ash.

[Amazing Adventures #29] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Craig Russell
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Clarence (a Death Breeder); Crucible Guardian
Reprints:

The Hell Destroyers (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell
Letters:
Dave Hunt

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Volcana Ash; Adam 3,031; Eve 3,031; Melonie; Sacrificer (villain); Atalon (villain); Death Breeders (villain); Crucible Guardians (villain, intro); Clarence (a Death Breeder) (villain, intro, death)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his band destroy the Citadel of Death-Birth.
Reprints:

[Amazing Adventures #30] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Mint Julep
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The Rebels of January and Beyond! (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell (pages 1-5, 18)
Inks:
Dan Adkins (pages 1-5, 18)
Letters:
Joe Rosen (pages 1-2, 18), Typeset (pages 3-5)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven (Origin); M'Shulla (Origin); Mint Julep (Origin); High Overlord (villain); Martian Masters (villain)
Synopsis:
The Martian Masters send the High Overlord after Killraven.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Details on the origins of Killraven, M'Shulla and Mint Julep, M'Shulla's last name revealed to be Scott.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Amazing Adventures #31] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed); John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed); John Romita (alterations)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Sacrificer; Death Trackers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Killraven's face by John Romita. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

The Day the Monuments Shattered (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell
Letters:
Irving Watanabe (pages 1-6); John Costanza (pages 7-18, uncredited)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Volcana Ash; Adam 3,031; Eve 3,031; Adam 3,031 and Eve 3,031's daughter (born but not seen); Kelly (Intro); Sacrificer (villain, death); Atalon (villain, death); Skar (villain); Death Breeders (villain); Clarence (villain); Death Trackers (villain, intro); the Devourer (villain, intro, destroyed)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his band battle a giant mutated blob, along with Sacrificer and Atalon, while Eve 3031 has her baby.
Reprints:

[Amazing Adventures #32] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Crespi credit per Nick Caputo, August 2012. Original indexer credited Gaspar Saladino.

Only the Computer Shows Me Any Respect! (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Dan Green
Letters:
Dave Hunt

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk (Origin); Carmilla Frost; Grok; Hawk's father (Intro, flashback); Walter J. Throgmoid (Intro); Hodiah Twist (Intro); Conrad Jeavons (Intro); Skar (villain); High Overlord (villain); Atalon (villain, dead, cameo)
Synopsis:
While camped for the night, Hawk tells of what happened to him before the Martians arrived.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dragon; Nashville Tennessee

Indexer Notes

Origin of Hawk.

[Amazing Adventures #33] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Martian Master
Reprints:

Sing Out Loudly...Death! (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
D. Bruce Berry
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Karen Mantlo

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Head Man (Intro, Death); Chandra (Intro); Volcana Ash (cameo); Martian Master (villain, death); High Overlord (villain, cameo); Sacrificer (villain, cameo); Martian Master (villain, cameo)
Synopsis:
While sheltering in a cave, Killraven finds a group of survivors hiding in the cave and performing sacrifices to a martian monster.
Reprints:
Keywords:
martian

[Amazing Adventures #34] (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Skar
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters page replies by Don McGregor. Letters page letter from Ken Meyer, Jr. Crespi credit per Nick Caputo, August 2012. Original indexer credited Gaspar Saladino.

A Death In the Family (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell
Letters:
Denise Wohl; Irv Watanabe (page 31)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk (Death); Carmilla Frost (Origin); Grok (Origin, Death); Skar (villain, destroyed)
Synopsis:
Skar attacks Killraven and his Freemen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of Carmilla Frost and Grok, deaths of Hawk and Grok, destruction of Skar.

[Marvel Team-Up #45] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Killraven [Jon Raven]
Reprints:

Future-Shock! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Killraven / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (finished art, figures); Dave Hunt (finished art, backgrounds, uncredited)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Jean Izzo
Job Number:
JV221

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Killraven [Jon Raven]; Abraham Lincoln (cameo); Mary Jane Watson (hallucination); Volcana Ash (hallucination); Green Goblin (hallucination; villain); Witchslayer [Cotton Mather] (villain)
Synopsis:
Spider-Man returns from 1692, but overshoots his time period and lands in the year 2019. He must fight Martians with Killraven before he is able to get back on the time platform.
Reprints:
Keywords:
martians; time platform; time travel

[Amazing Adventures #35] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; 24-Hour Man
Reprints:

The 24-Hour Man (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell (layouts); Keith Giffen (finished art)
Inks:
Jack Abel
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; 24-Hour Man [Emmanuel] (Villain, Intro, Death); G'Rath (Villain, Intro, Death); Emmanuel's mother (Intro)
Synopsis:
Killraven and his freemen encounter a life-form that must spawn in a 24 hour period or go extinct.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlanta Georgia

Indexer Notes

First appearances and deaths of Emmanuel (the 24-Hour Man) and G'Rath.

[Amazing Adventures #36] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Carmilla Frost
Reprints:

Red Dust Legacy (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell (layouts); Sonny Trinidad (finished art)
Inks:
Sonny Trinidad
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Dave Hunt (pages 2-6); Marcos Pelayo? (pages 7-17)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; High Overlord (villain); Martian Masters (villain); Deathraven (Joshua Raven, Killraven's brother, villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Killraven discovers a Martian nursery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mars; martian; Yellowstone

Indexer Notes

First actual appearance of Deathraven (Joshua Raven, Killraven's brother) although he was previously mentioned in Amazing Adventures #30, Killraven meets Spider-Man in Marvel Team-Up #45 sometime after this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Amazing Adventures #37] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Old Skull; Warr
Reprints:

Arena Kill! (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell (pages 1, 30, uncredited); Jack Abel (pages 2-27, 31)
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Job Number:
JV 368

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; GS: M'Shulla; Old Skull (Origin); Carmilla Frost; Old Skull's father (Intro, Flashback, Death); Brother Axe (Intro); Huey (Intro); Louie (Intro); Artemus (Intro); V: Warr (Intro, Flashback)
Synopsis:
Old Skull tells the story of how he was raised, how he saw the martian invasion firsthand, and how he eventually met Killraven.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alien invasion; martians; Okefenokee Swamp

[Amazing Adventures #38] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Keith Pollard (signed); Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Keith Pollard; Marie Severin (alterations)
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Dr. Strange (distorted dream version); Thing (distorted dream version); Daredevil (distorted dream version); Black Panther (distorted dream version); Sub-Mariner (distorted dream version); Medusa (distorted dream version); Iron Fist (distorted dream version); Iron Man (distorted dream version)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Killraven's and perhaps a few other characters faces by Marie Severin, per Nick Caputo. Fred Snyder credited Severin with inking and drawing all the faces.

Death's Dark Dreamer! (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Keith Giffen (Co-Plot); Bill Mantlo (Co-Plot, Script)
Pencils:
Keith Giffen
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Letters:
Karen Mantlo

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Dream Dome occupant (Intro); Iron Man (distorted dream version); Man-Thing (distorted dream version); Dr. Strange (distorted dream version); Thing (distorted dream version); Daredevil (distorted dream version); Black Panther (distorted dream version); Sub-Mariner (distorted dream version); Medusa (distorted dream version); Iron Fist (distorted dream version); Yellowjacket (distorted dream version); Beast (distorted dream version); Human Torch (distorted dream version); Giant-Man (distorted dream version); Scarlet Witch (distorted dream version); Vision (distorted dream version); Quicksilver (distorted dream version); Thor (distorted dream version); Loki (distorted dream version); Black Bolt (distorted dream version); Hawkeye (distorted dream version); M'Shulla (cameo); Old Skull (cameo); Carmilla Frost (cameo); Volcana Ash (cameo); Hawk (cameo); Grok (cameo); High Overlord (cameo); Skar (cameo); Sacrificier (cameo); Atalon (cameo); Death Breeders (cameo); Crucible Guardians (cameo)
Synopsis:
Killraven enters an automated museum and becomes entangled in the dreams of the man trapped there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Miami Florida

Indexer Notes

Killraven sees many Marvel characters in hallucinations.

[Amazing Adventures #39] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Watanabe credit per Nick Caputo. George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index No. 8B credits Gaspar Saladino.

Mourning Prey (Table of Contents)

Killraven; War of the Worlds / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Mourning Prey (Intro); Huey; Louie
Synopsis:
Killraven and his band are attacked by a strange creature in the swamp.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Florida; Okefenokee swamp

Indexer Notes

Next Killraven appearance is in Marvel Graphic Novel #7.

[Marvel Graphic Novel #7] (Table of Contents)

Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits page notes: "Continued from concepts created by H.G. Wells."
Credits page notes: "Special Help: Louise Simonson & Laurie Sutton".

Prologue: (Table of Contents)

Killraven / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A two-page prologue, retelling the story of the Martian invasion of Earth in 2001 and the rise of The Freeman. Features one page of typeset story, and a pin-up illustration opposite.

Martian Chronology Record (Table of Contents)

Killraven / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Bloodarrow [M'Shulla]; Bald Eagle [Old Skull]; Carmilla Frost
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four single-page character profiles, including character background and previous story information. Each page includes a pin-up portrait of the character described.

Martian Elite Profile: The High Overlord (Table of Contents)

Killraven / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The High Overlord
Synopsis:
A profile of the Martian, The High Overlord. Features one page profile and one page pin-up.
Reprints:

"Last Dreams Broken" (Table of Contents)

Killraven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Keeper Whitman (flashback); High Overlord; Keeper Saunders; Jenette Miller (Intro)
Synopsis:
While scouting out Cape Canaveral, Killraven and his gang meet Jenette Miller, one of the last astronauts left from before the martian invasion.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cape Canaveral Florida; martians

Indexer Notes

Noted by P. Craig Russell as Opus 13 on the splash page of the story.

Chapter Two: Cocoa Beach Blues (Table of Contents)

Killraven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Jenette Miller; Joshua Raven [Deathraven]
Synopsis:
With the help of Jenette Miller, Killraven and his gang form a plan to infiltrate Cape Canaveral.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cocoa Beach Florida

Chapter Three: Blood and Passion (Table of Contents)

Killraven / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Inks:
P. Craig Russell (signed)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Jenette Miller; Joshua Raven [Deathraven]
Synopsis:
Killraven finally meets his long-lost brother, Joshua Raven.
Reprints:

Chapter Four: Let It Die Like Fourth of July (Table of Contents)

Killraven / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski; typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Carmilla Frost; Jenette Miller; High Overlord; Keeper Saunders; Deathraven [Joshua Raven] (Death)
Synopsis:
Killraven is forced to fight his brother.
Reprints:
Keywords:
martians

Indexer Notes

Includes 4-page sequence featuring a combination of typeset prose and art/collage by Russell.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Killraven / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
P. Craig Russell
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Text from backcover: "For those who remember, the saga ends... For those yet to experience it, a new world dawns."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Backcover art is reprinted from the title page for Chapter Four.

[Killraven #1] (Table of Contents)

Killraven / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Linsner (signed) (painted)
Inks:
Joe Linsner (signed) (painted)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; Alice
Reprints:

Killraven: 2020 (Table of Contents)

Killraven / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Linsner; Eva Hopkins (script assist)
Pencils:
Joe Linsner
Inks:
Joe Linsner
Letters:
Richard Starkings [as RS]; Wes Abbott [as Comicraft's Wes]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Killraven; M'Shulla; Alice (Intro); Killraven's mother (flashback); Old Skull (cameo); Volcana Ash (cameo); Deathraven [Joshua Raven] (cameo); Skar (cameo); High Overlord (cameo)
Synopsis:
Killraven awakens a pacifist who was placed in suspended animation in the 1970's.
Reprints:
Keywords:
martians; suspended animation

Amazing Mails (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Describes the creative process that led to the book.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes the house ad from the bottom of the page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[The Marvel Essential Library] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Other Marvel Essential volumes available.

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Killraven
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Title Page]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Amazing Adventures #18]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  6. 5. The War of the Worlds!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  7. 6. [Amazing Adventures #19]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  8. 7. The Sirens of 7th Ave[nue]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  9. 8. [Amazing Adventures #20]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  10. 9. The Warlord Strikes!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  11. 10. [Amazing Adventures #21]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  12. 11. The Mutant Slayers!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [Amazing Adventures #22]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  15. 14. Washington Nightmare!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  16. 15. [Amazing Adventures #23]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  17. 16. The Legend Assassins!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  18. 17. [Amazing Adventures #24]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  19. 18. For He's a Jolly Dead Rebel!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [Amazing Adventures #25]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  22. 21. The Devil's Marauder
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  23. 22. [Amazing Adventures #26]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  24. 23. Something Worth Dying For!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  25. 24. [Amazing Adventures #27]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  26. 25. The Death Breeders
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  27. 26. [Amazing Adventures #28]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  28. 27. The Death Merchant!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  29. 28. [Amazing Adventures #29]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  30. 29. The Hell Destroyers
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  31. 30. [Amazing Adventures #30]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  32. 31. The Rebels of January and Beyond!
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. [Amazing Adventures #31]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  35. 34. The Day the Monuments Shattered
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  36. 35. [Amazing Adventures #32]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  37. 36. Only the Computer Shows Me Any Respect!
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  38. 37. [Amazing Adventures #33]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  39. 38. Sing Out Loudly...Death!
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  40. 39. [Amazing Adventures #34]
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  41. 40. A Death In the Family
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  42. 41. [Marvel Team-Up #45]
    Spider-Man and Killraven
  43. 42. Future-Shock!
    Spider-Man and Killraven
  44. 43. [Amazing Adventures #35]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  45. 44. The 24-Hour Man
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  46. 45. [Amazing Adventures #36]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  47. 46. Red Dust Legacy
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
  49. 48. [Amazing Adventures #37]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  50. 49. Arena Kill!
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  51. 50. [Amazing Adventures #38]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  52. 51. Death's Dark Dreamer!
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  53. 52. [Amazing Adventures #39]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  54. 53. Mourning Prey
    Killraven; War of the Worlds
  55. 54. [Marvel Graphic Novel #7]
    Killraven
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
  57. 56. Prologue:
    Killraven
  58. 57. Martian Chronology Record
    Killraven
  59. 58. Martian Elite Profile: The High Overlord
    Killraven
  60. 59. "Last Dreams Broken"
    Killraven
  61. 60. Chapter Two: Cocoa Beach Blues
    Killraven
  62. 61. Chapter Three: Blood and Passion
    Killraven
  63. 62. Chapter Four: Let It Die Like Fourth of July
    Killraven
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Killraven
  65. 64. [Killraven #1]
    Killraven
  66. 65. Killraven: 2020
    Killraven
  67. 66. Amazing Mails
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
  69. 68. [The Marvel Essential Library]
  70. 69. [no title indexed]
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