(April 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I Brought the Roc to Life! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Roc
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Man and woman redrawn by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

I Brought the Roc to Life! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[V-267]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Roc; John Avery; Anne Avery
Synopsis:
Two newlyweds in Egypt uncover a huge egg in the sand that hatches into the Roc in the warm sunlight.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two parts: an untitled part one (6 pp) and part two—"The Roc Lives Again!" (7 pp).

One Last Wish! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Don Heck (host)
Synopsis:
Jay High is a petty crook who dies fleeing from the police. Before his death he gave his mother a strange talisman he brought back from Viet Nam, and she uses it to wish he could return, but his father wishes that he return to the grave before they can see him.

Indexer Notes

Plot taken from the 1902 short story "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs (uncredited).

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery

Indexer Notes

house ad for Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #4

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Brought the Roc to Life!
  2. 1. I Brought the Roc to Life!
  3. 2. One Last Wish!
  4. 3. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Conan the Barbarian
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  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
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