2001: A Space Odyssey #8 [35 cent cover price variant]
(July 1977)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jack Kirby; Archie Goodwin (consulting)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Capture of X-51! (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Monolith; Mister Machine [Machine Man]

The Capture of X-51 (Table of Contents)

2001: A Space Odyssey / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Mike Royer
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Miker Royer

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Monolith; Mister Machine [Machine Man] (first appearance); Doctor Broadhurst; Haines; X-35; Doctor Stack; Colonel Kragg
Synopsis:
Doctor Stack treated a robot man with respect and treated him as a son, but when the military decided to end the project, Doctor Stack gave his life to see that the robot survived.

Indexer Notes

First Mister Machine, later Machine Man

Monolith Mail (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Scott Loy, Jim Golds, Paul Sefano and Bob Lackey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

Spider-Man and Madam Web! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Madam Web; Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man captures the love-crazed fiend Madam Web.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from ITT Continental Baking Company.

Street Ball (Table of Contents)

Spalding Basketballs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
sports; children; humor
Characters:
Dr. J [Julius Erving]; Rick Barry

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover. Comic strip ad for Spalding autographed basketballs from Questor Corp.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Capture of X-51!
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  2. 1. The Capture of X-51
    2001: A Space Odyssey
  3. 2. Monolith Mail
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bullitins
  5. 4. Spider-Man and Madam Web!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. Street Ball
    Spalding Basketballs
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