(March 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1971-12-14
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co. Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.; World Color Press, Inc., Sparta Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1972 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress with a correction factor of plus 28 days.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Lo! A Beast Is Born! (Table of Contents)

Beast / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as G K)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed as BE)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; Gaspar Saladino (sourced) (The Beast logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beast [Hank McCoy]; Professor Carl Maddicks
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Beast! (Table of Contents: 1)

Beast / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
Tom Sutton (credited)
Inks
Syd Shores (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Job Number
816-Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Night: and from the shadows you watch...
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Angel [Warren Worthington III] (flashback); Beast [Hank McCoy] (introduction in furry form, also in flashback); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (flashback); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (flashback); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (flashback); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (flashback)
Linda Donaldson (also introduction in flashback, Agent 9); Mr. Grant (introduction in flashback); Professor Carl Maddicks (also introduction in flashback, apparent death); Brand Corporation (also introduction in flashback); Bennie (introduction, death)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Beast leaves the X-Men to take a job at the Brand Corporation. While experimenting with his mutation, he is permanently changed into a furry monster.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #66.

Mighty Marvel Is Back on the Track! (Or: Play It Again, Stan!) (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Amazing Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Rich Spiller, Richard R. Heim, and Mark Smith.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lo! A Beast Is Born!
    Beast
  2. 1. The Beast!
    Beast
  3. 2. Mighty Marvel Is Back on the Track! (Or: Play It Again, Stan!)
    Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist; Stan's Soapbox
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Amazing Mails
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregg Whitmore