The Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection - Classic #18 - Marvel Origins: The 70s
(2016)

Hachette Partworks, 2014 Series
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Price
9.99 GBP
Pages
224
On-sale date
2016
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hachette Partworks Ltd.
Brand
Hachette Partworks Ltd
ISBN
978-1-909766-49-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9772049086024 10
Editing
Ed Hammond
Color
Colour
Dimensions
7" x 10.25"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the 110th volume in "The Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection" series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

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

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Hulk; Wolverine

Indexer Notes

Title page, indicia page, credits page.

Marvel Origins The 70s (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marco M. Lupoi
Letters
typeset

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

A Man-God Reborn! (Table of Contents: 5)

Warlock / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Adam Warlock; Hulk; Thor
Reprints

And Men Shall Call Him... Warlock! (Table of Contents: 6)

Warlock / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
799Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
High Evolutionary; Sir Raam; Counter-Earth; Man-Beast; Him [becomes Adam Warlock]; Jason Grey; David Carter; Ellie Roberts
Reprints

Sensational Origin Issue! (Table of Contents: 7)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage
Reprints

Out of Hell -- A Hero! (Table of Contents: 8)

Luke Cage / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; John Romita; Archie Goodwin
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Billy Graham
Colors
?
Letters
Skip Kohloff

Job Number
863 Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage [Mark Lucas]; Diamondback [Willis Stryker]; Lonny; Quirt; Billy Bob Rackham; Shades; Comanche; Reva; Tyler Stuart; Dr. Noah Burstein
Synopsis
While serving time for a crime for which he was framed, Lucas volunteers for a medical experiment in a bid to earn parole. The chemical bath treatment is sabotaged by his nemesis, a violent guard, and the result ends in giving Lucas steel hard skin. He escapes and is presumed dead because his shirt, riddled with bullet holes, is recovered. Lucas vows revenge on Stryker, his former friend, who framed him and also caused the death of Reva, his romantic interest.
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[Origin of the Ghost Rider] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ghost Rider / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]
Reprints

[Origin of the Ghost Rider] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ghost Rider / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gary Friedrich
Pencils
Mike Ploog
Inks
Mike Ploog
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Barton Blaze; Crash Simpson; Mrs. Simpson; Roxanne Simpson; Satan [Mephisto]
Synopsis
To save the life of his mentor and the man who has become like a father to him, Johnny Blaze makes a deal with the devil and is transformed into the spirit of vengeance, Ghost Rider.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Iron Fist / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Dick Giordano; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]
Reprints

The Fury of Iron Fist! (Table of Contents: 12)

Iron Fist / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as L. P. Gregory]

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Wendell Rand; Heather Rand; Yu-Ti; Dragon Kings; Shu-Hu; Harold Meachum
Synopsis
Iron Fist passes the final tests in his K'un-Lun training and is granted the privilege of immortality if he so chooses. During his final battle with the robot Shu-Hu, Danny remembers how his father was killed by Meachum and his mother gave her life to save his as the Rand family searched for the fabled city of K'un-Lun.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Jaws of the Dragon! (Table of Contents: 14)

Iron Fist / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Scythe
Reprints

Heart of the Dragon! (Table of Contents: 15)

Iron Fist / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (co-plotter); Len Wein
Pencils
Larry Hama
Inks
Dick Giordano; Klaus Janson
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as L. P. Gregory]

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Lei Kung the Thunderer; Yu-Ti; Scythe; Shou-Lao the Undying; Wendell Rand; Heather Rand; Harold Meachum
Synopsis
Danny completes his training in K'un-Lun and acquires the power of the Iron Fist but rather than partake of immortality, he decides to return to his own world and seek vengeance against his parents' killer, Harold Meachum. On arriving in New York, Danny faces assassins who are trying to collect a ten thousand dollar bounty against him.
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And Now..the Wolverine! (Table of Contents: 16)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Herb Trimpe; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk; Wolverine; Wendigo
Reprints

And Now...The Wolverine! (Table of Contents: 17)

Hulk / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk; Wolverine; Marie Cartier; Georges Baptiste [becomes Wendigo]; Wendigo [becomes Paul Cartier]
Synopsis
Canadian super-agent Wolverine teams up with the Hulk to battle Wendigo. Once the monster is felled, however, Wolvie turns on the Hulk and the two battle. Marie goes ahead with her plans of trying to transfer the power of the Wendigo into the Hulk but when the guilt becomes too much for best friend Georges who feels responsible for Paul's monstrous condition, he works the change on himself. Paul Cartier is returned to human form and Georges becomes the Wendigo.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Nova / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler [as B] (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nova [Richard Rider]; Zorr
Reprints

Nova (Table of Contents: 19)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen (pages 1-15, 17-22, 26-31); Gaspar Saladino (page 16, 23, uncredited)

Job Number
JV224
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nova [Richard Rider] (introduction, origin); Zorr; Centurion Nova-Prime; Charles Rider; Gloria Rider; Robert Rider; Bernie Dillon; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Ginger Jaye; Mike Burley; Donna-Lee Dover
Synopsis
In orbit around Earth, the wounded Centurion Nova-Prime chooses a successor to assume his abilities -- high school student Richard Rider. Rich assumes the costumed identity of Nova and has to battle Centurion Nova-Prime's greatest foe, the conqueror Zorr.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Recolored with more modern coloring techniques.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Britain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Captain Britain / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Irving Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, gentlemen-- if you want me so badly--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; Joshua Stragg [the Reaver]; Merlin; Roma
Synopsis
Brian arrives at the Darkmoor Research Centre to report for work just as the complex is being attacked by Stragg who plans on capturing the nuclear scientists to use in his own business ventures. Brian escapes on a motorcycle but falls off a cliff when he is blinded by Stragg's airship.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Captain Britain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

From the Holocaust -- A Hero! (Table of Contents: 23)

Captain Britain / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; The Reaver; Merlin; Roma
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Spider-Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Bob Layton ?; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi; ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've found you Fury -- and now I'm going to kill you!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Nick Fury; S.H.I.E.L.D.
Reprints

Dark Destiny! (Table of Contents: 25)

Spider-Woman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Jim Mooney (finished art)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Nick Fury; Otto Vermis; Jared; High Evolutionary; New Men; Hydra; S.H.I.E.L.D.
Synopsis
The mysterious Spider-Woman is tricked by Hydra into trying to kill Nick Fury.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The She-Hulk Lives! (Table of Contents: 27)

She-Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
Reprints

The She-Hulk Lives (Table of Contents: 28)

She-Hulk / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Chic Stone (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen (uncredited)

Job Number
LF26
Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Igor Starsky; Rick Jones; Nick Trask's gang
Synopsis
Bruce Banner visits his cousin Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who is defending a gangster against Nick Trask and his gang. When Jennifer is gunned down, Banner gives her a blood transfusion which accidentally turns her into She-Hulk.
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Heroes Gallery (Table of Contents: 29)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A four page cover gallery of other Marvel series that started in the 1970s.

Further Reading (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Marvel Origins The 70s (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Marvel Origins The 70s
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. A Man-God Reborn!
    Warlock
  7. 6. And Men Shall Call Him... Warlock!
    Warlock
  8. 7. Sensational Origin Issue!
    Luke Cage
  9. 8. Out of Hell -- A Hero!
    Luke Cage
  10. 9. [Origin of the Ghost Rider]
    Ghost Rider
  11. 10. [Origin of the Ghost Rider]
    Ghost Rider
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Iron Fist
  13. 12. The Fury of Iron Fist!
    Iron Fist
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Jaws of the Dragon!
    Iron Fist
  16. 15. Heart of the Dragon!
    Iron Fist
  17. 16. And Now..the Wolverine!
    Hulk
  18. 17. And Now...The Wolverine!
    Hulk
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Nova
  20. 19. Nova
    Nova
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Captain Britain
  22. 21. ["All right, gentlemen-- if you want me so badly--"]
    Captain Britain
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Captain Britain
  24. 23. From the Holocaust -- A Hero!
    Captain Britain
  25. 24. ["I've found you Fury -- and now I'm going to kill you!"]
    Spider-Woman
  26. 25. Dark Destiny!
    Spider-Woman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. The She-Hulk Lives!
    She-Hulk
  29. 28. The She-Hulk Lives
    She-Hulk
  30. 29. Heroes Gallery
  31. 30. Further Reading
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. Marvel Origins The 70s
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