(4th April 1984)

Marvel UK, 1984 Series
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Get Yer Free Big Ben Banger - Inside! (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson (The Thing); Paul Neary (Iron Man)
Inks
Paul Neary (Iron Man); ? (as A. Sorted) (The Thing)
Colors
? (recolored)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Iron Man

Indexer Notes

The figure of The Thing is taken from the splash page of Marvel Two-in-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #92.

(Thanks to eagle-eyed Jay Flash for spotting it.)

Fist & Foremost (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita (The Thing); Hunt Emerson (Donald Dogfly)
Inks
John Romita (The Thing); Hunt Emerson (Donald Dogfly)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now listen here, my trusty confederates.
Characters
The Thing; Donald Dogfly

Indexer Notes

The Thing figure is from the cover of Marvel ~Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #2.
The Donald Dogfly figure is from the masthead illustration of the one-page strip which appears in each issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Jocasta; The Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
? [as A. Sorted]
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cap filled me in on Ultron!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Alicia Masters; Jocasta; Mr. Fantastic; Machine Man [Aaron Stack]; Pamela Quinn; Ultron
Synopsis
Jocasta returns to Ultron's base and resurrects her creator. The Thing and Machine Man try to intervene but Ben is mind-controlled by Ultron.
Reprints

Artists Assemble (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Wallace; David Hughes; Tay Mutraporn; Jonathan Buter, Billy Wilson
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Iron Man; The Hulk; Captain America; Thor; The Thing; Irving Forbush

Indexer Notes

Readers' art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Iron Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Paul Neary [as Paul Neary '82] (signed)
Inks
Paul Neary [as Paul Neary '82] (signed)
Colors
Paul Neary [as Paul Neary '82] (signed)

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Iron Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils
Bob Layton (finished art); John Romita, Jr. (breakdowns)
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- Costa Diablo, several hours and half-a-continent later...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Capitán Garcia
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Recolored.

[Trouble with Woofers and Tweeters] (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Dogfly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hunt Emerson
Pencils
Hunt Emerson
Inks
Hunt Emerson
Letters
Hunt Emerson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bowowow!
Genre
humour
Characters
Donald Dogfly
Synopsis
Donald has an altercation with a noisy canine.

Indexer Notes

Unofficial title - from contents page.

A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste! (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty; Mike Zeck (uncredited); Joe Rubinstein (pages 22,23) (uncredited)
Colors
? (re-colored)
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Team America [R. U. Reddy; Honcho; Wolf; Marauder]; Mad Thinker's Android
Synopsis
Cap is taking part in a charity motorcycle event with Team America when a giant monster appears and captures a Nobel prize winner who is in the audience. Cap and Team America follow the monster through a transporter tube and find themselves in a quaint little town inhabited by the world's greatest thinkers from the past.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Team America next in Team America (Marvel, 1982 series) #1

Free in Spider-Man Ish.579 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Doctor Who Does it Again! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Get Yer Free Big Ben Banger - Inside!
    The Thing
  2. 1. Fist & Foremost
  3. 2. ["Cap filled me in on Ultron!"]
    Jocasta; The Thing
  4. 3. Artists Assemble
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Iron Man
  6. 5. ["-- Costa Diablo, several hours and half-a-continent later..."]
    Iron Man
  7. 6. [Trouble with Woofers and Tweeters]
    Donald Dogfly
  8. 7. A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste!
    Captain America
  9. 8. Free in Spider-Man Ish.579
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. Doctor Who Does it Again!
    Doctor Who
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