(December 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
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

Return of the Titan! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Xemnu
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo.

The Return of the Titan! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
[V-97]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Titan [Xemnu]; Joe Harper
Synopsis:
The Titan returns from space and takes over a small town to get revenge on the human that defeated him. This human tracks him down and uses a mirror to turn the alien’s hypnotic powers back on him and destroy him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Return of the Hulk!" Title and name of main character changed to avoid confusion with the far more popular Hulk. This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 7 pp).

The Gypsy's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-353

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Monk Morgan
Synopsis:
An American criminal robs an old gypsy man, ignoring his pleas and curses. When he returns to the United States he sees a fortune teller at a circus, and finds the tent suspended in the void, with the fortune teller revealed as the old man.
Reprints:

The Speed Demon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Speedy Simms
Synopsis:
Speedy Sims raced his car so recklessly he is doomed to race around the rings of Saturn forever.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

I Was Trapped by the Mole Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-553

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dan; Casey (only appearance for both)
Synopsis:
A subway train full of people goes missing underground. A brash young cop finds that it has been taken by a subterranean race and violently rescues the train. He is shocked to discover that the mysterious people were benevolent, and that he has ruined a golden opportunity to gain knowledge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Voice from Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-283

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
A space pilot landing on an asteroid is perplexed by a voice from nowhere pleading for help, but he realizes that the asteroid itself is the source of the voice.
Reprints:

The Man Who Played Dead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-596

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A midget disguises himself as a dummy to gain access to homes to rob them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Return of the Titan!
  2. 1. The Return of the Titan!
  3. 2. The Gypsy's Revenge!
  4. 3. The Speed Demon
  5. 4. I Was Trapped by the Mole Men!
  6. 5. The Voice from Nowhere!
  7. 6. The Man Who Played Dead!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dwayne Best