(August 1973)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Issue includes 4 page advertising insert for Mark Jewelers.


This Is...Magnetor! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Magnetor [Hunk Ranken]
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Magnetor and backgrounds by John Romita, per Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors List, 7 January 2005.

The Wonder of the Ages!!! Magnetor! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen (page 1-6); Artie Simek (page 7-13)
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
V-150

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
unnamed con man; Magnetor [Hunk Larken]
Synopsis:
A strong but dim man is exploited for profit by a con man and then abandoned, unable to find work except in a freak show. His unusual size is thought to make him the perfect passenger for an experimental space flight, but a strange cloud gives him magnetic powers. Angry at his previous humiliation, he attacks society and runs amok until a special rocket is created to allow him to leave Earth and find somewhere where he can fit in.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Magnetor was originally called Magneto.

Shangri-La (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
L-241

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man makes it back from Shangri-La only to be informed that the man he spoke with, whom he takes to be mad, actually left for the valley four hundred years ago.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

reprint credit from atlastales.com

They Met on Mars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
V-149

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two unrecognizable beings land on Mars and fight. One of them destroys the other's ship and escapes, with the two never knowing that they were both human space travelers: one from the United States, one from the Soviet Union.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story has been altered to add references to S.H.I.E.L.D. and Hydra

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. This Is...Magnetor!
  2. 1. The Wonder of the Ages!!! Magnetor!
  3. 2. Shangri-La
  4. 3. They Met on Mars!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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