(October 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD; 0.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

This Is the Day the World Dies! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Titan
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Wilson and Giacoia credits addded by Nick Caputo (January 2011).

Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek ?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-559]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
John Cartwright; Titan
Synopsis:
John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

cover story

Buried Alive! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita ?
Inks:
John Romita ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An unscrupulous mine owner alienates his son by his immoral business practices, and the son is later killed in one of his family's unsafe mines.

Indexer Notes

Credited as a reprint from Tales to Astound You #1, which does not exist. Nick Caputo suspects the reprint info was in error and this is likely from Men's Adventures # 24, November 1953. Info culled from Atlas Tales.

Marvel Treasury Editions (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Marvel Comic Con 1975! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

offering items from the 1975 convention including the program book, t-shirts, bumper stickers and posters

A Switch in Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Karl Kargon
Synopsis:
In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. However, as he attempts to assault the man, he realizes that he has been rendered intangible like a ghost so as to be unable to effect any change in the course of events.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The King is Back! 'Nuff Said! (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Stan Lee announces Jack Kirby's return to Marvel and some of the titles he will be writing and drawing.

It's Never too Late to Join..FOOM! (Table of Contents)

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Is the Day the World Dies!
  2. 1. Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!
  3. 2. Buried Alive!
  4. 3. Marvel Treasury Editions
  5. 4. Marvel Comic Con 1975!
  6. 5. A Switch in Time!
  7. 6. The King is Back! 'Nuff Said!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. It's Never too Late to Join..FOOM!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk