Marvel Two-in-One Epic Collection #2 - Two against Hydra
(2023)

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Volume
2
Price
44.99 USD; 56.25 CAD
Pages
380
On-sale Date
2024-01-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide Inc.
Brand
Marvel Epic Collection; Marvel [in horizontal box]; Epic
ISBN
978-1-302-93176-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302931766 54499
Printer
Solisco Printers, Scott, QC, Canada
Editing
Cory Sedlmeier (credited) (collection editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Marvel Two-In-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #20, #22-36, Marvel Two-In-One Annual (Marvel, 1976 series) #1 and Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #11.

Nick Fury Dies! (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya hounded me! Ya tried to kill me!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Epic Collection (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Marvel Two-In-One Presents The Thing: Two Against Hydra (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Two Against Hydra (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Fantastic Four vs. The Fighting-Mad Invaders! (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?; Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Invaders [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]]
Reprints

And Then-- The Invaders! (Table of Contents: 5)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
Phil Rachelson (credited as Phil Rache)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Joe Rosen (credited) (pages 6-36); Irv Watanabe (Pages 2-5)

Job Number
JV293
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever have one of those days when nothing goes right?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]]; Invaders [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Bucky Barnes; Toro]; The Watcher; General Fitz-Hugh; Baron Zemo (villain); Siegfried (villain); Nazis (villains); Power Man [Luke Cage] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Reed discovers that a canister of Vibranium has accidentally fallen into his time platform and made its way back to World War II where the Nazis have used it to win the war. The Fantastic Four travel back to 1942 where they fight alongside the Invaders to defeat Baron Zemo and recover the Vibranium. Upon returning to their own time, however, the Thing discovers that only half of the Vibranium has been accounted for and prepares to leap back in time again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in Marvel Two-In-One Annual (Marvel, 1976 series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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


[Marvel Two-In-One Annual #1] (Table of Contents: 7)

Liberty Legion; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guest-starring: The Liberty Legion!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Liberty Legion [The Patriot; Red Raven; Whizzer; Miss America]
Reprints

Their Name Is Legion! (Table of Contents: 8)

Liberty Legion; The Thing / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited as Grainger) (pages 1-35); John Tartaglione (credited as Tartag) (pages 36-45); George Roussos (credited as Roussos) (pages 46-47)
Colors
Phil Rachelson (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
JV333
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Instant update dept. (What's-three-months-between-friends? division):
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing (also in flashback); Liberty Legion [The Patriot; Red Raven; Jack Frost; Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Thin Man [Bruce Dickson]; Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Whizzer]; The Watcher (also in flashback); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (also in flashback); John Romita (as a child); Major Hayden; Charlie; Eddie; Skyshark (also in flashback, villain); Slicer (villain); Master Man (villain); U-Man [Meranno] (villain); Baron Zemo (cameo flashback); Adolf Hitler (cameo flashback); General Fitz-Hugh (cameo flashback); Invaders [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Bucky Barnes] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
With the FF returning from the past with only half of the missing vibranium, the Thing discovers that the Nazis may still be able to use the missing metal to win World War II. The Thing takes a solo time trip back to 1942 where he meets up with the Liberty Legion and they tackle Skyshark, Master Man and U-Man as Ben tries to find the stolen vibranium.
Reprints
Keywords
vibranium

Indexer Notes

Continued from Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #11; continued in Marvel Two-in-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #20.

Master Man! U-Man! And the Masked Killer Called Skyshark! (Table of Contents: 9)

Liberty Legion; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Liberty Legion [The Patriot; Blue Diamond; Miss America; Whizzer]; Skyshark; Master Man; U-Man [Meranno]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita touch-ups on the Thing. Info per Nick Caputo. U-Man's face is mis-colored as Caucasian.

Showdown at Sea! (Table of Contents: 10)

Liberty Legion; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited) (breakdowns); Sam Grainger (finished art)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
JV346
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It all began in Fantastic Four Annual #11...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing (also in flashback); Liberty Legion [The Patriot; Red Raven; Jack Frost; Blue Diamond; Thin Man; Miss America; Whizzer] (also in flashback); The Watcher (also in flashback); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Skyshark (villain, also in flashback); Slicer (villain, also in flashback); Master Man (villain, also in flashback); U-Man [Meranno] (villain, also in flashback); Brain Drain (villain)
Synopsis
Back in 1942, the Thing and the Liberty Legion battle a horde of super-powered Nazis to recover a canister of vibranium that made its way back in time from 1976. The Thing recovers the missing metal and returns to his own time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from Marvel Two-In-One Annual (Marvel, 1976 series) #1.

Thunder on the Threshold of Death! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Thing; Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Battle as never before, Ben Grimm--
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Thing; Thor [Don Blake]; Seth
Reprints

Touch Not the Hand of Seth! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Thing; Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Don Warfield (credited)
Letters
Karen Mantlo (credited); Gaspar Saladino (splash)

Job Number
C-21
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the shadow of Ben Grimm's imposing form...
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Thing; Thor [Don Blake]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Black Sun; Janice Lightner; Dr. McLory; Seth (villain)
Synopsis
After their recent battle, Black Sun is on the verge of death and the Human Torch tries desperately to keep him alive long enough to get him medical help. Torch and the Thing bring him to Dr. Donald Blake but Thing gets caught up in a godly conflict between the mighty Thor and the Egyptian god of death, Seth.
Reprints

Duel in the Domain of Death! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Thing; Thor / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed as Wilson)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Devourer is free--
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Thing; Thor [Don Blake]; The Devourer
Reprints

Death on the Bridge to Heaven! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Thing; Thor / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited) (pages 1-6); Jim Shooter (credited) (pages 7-17)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited); Marie Severin (credited) (assist)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Hugh Paley (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited) (pages 1-6); Irv Watanabe (pages 7-17, uncredited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Thing; Thor [Don Blake]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Black Sun; Janice Lightner; Horus; Osiris; Isis; Seth (villain); The Devourer (villain)
Synopsis
The Thing assists Thor in an interdimensional battle with Seth, the Egyptian god of death. Things spin out of control when the villain unleashes the rampaging Devourer that even he finds impossible to control.
Reprints

Enter--The Hijacker and His Deadly Murder Machine! (Table of Contents: 15)

Black Goliath; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blasted gas kayoed Goliath
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Black Goliath [Bill Foster]; Hijacker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Sinnott's record books erroneously list this as him inking the cover. Giacoia credit per Nick Caputo.

Does Anyone Remember...The Hijacker!? (Table of Contents: 16)

Black Goliath; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter (credited as J. Shooter); Bill Mantlo (credited as B. Mantlo)
Pencils
Pablo Marcos (credited as P. Marcus) (finished art); Sal Buscema (credited as S. Buscema) (breakdowns)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited as P. Marcus)
Colors
George Roussos (credited as G. Roussos)
Letters
Irv Watanabe (credited as I. Watanabe) (pages 2-7, 9, 13-17); Joe Rosen (page 8,10-12); Gaspar Saladino (splash)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Foster! This ain't no blasted sauna!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Black Goliath [Bill Foster]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Dr. Bell; Talia; Hijacker (villain); Ant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
The Thing is at Stark West helping Bill Foster test an experimental space suit when the Hijacker arrives to steal stuff. Thing and Black Goliath fight off the villain.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credits via Steven Tice (2004).

Between Fire and Death! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
John Romita (see notes); Jack Kirby (signed as K)
Inks
John Romita (see notes); Joe Sinnott (signed as S)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero; martial arts
Characters
The Thing; Iron Fist; S'Kari; Mongo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Iron Fist's face by John Romita. Info per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

A Tale of Two Countries! (Table of Contents: 18)

Iron Fist; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irv Watanabe (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a cold December afternoon at Shea Stadium,
Genre
superhero; martial arts
Characters
The Thing; Iron Fist; Alicia Masters; Dragon Prince; Konga; S'Kari; Mongo; Queen Sen; General Chonga (villain); Gracious One
Synopsis
The Thing and Iron Fist get drawn into the politics of a small Asian island as they find they have to rescue a beautiful queen from the general who kidnapped her.
Reprints

Nick Fury Dies! (Table of Contents: 19)

Nick Fury; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya hounded me! Ya tried to kill me!
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Nick Fury; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover inks erroneously credited to Joe Sinnott in Sinnott's record books.

The Fixer and Mentallo Are Back and the World Will Never Be the Same! (Table of Contents: 20)

Nick Fury; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Janice Cohen (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's open out little story by visiting a seemingly insignificant pizza parlor...
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Colonel Nick Fury
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Valentina Allegra de Fontaine; Dum Dum Dugan
Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484) (cameo); Fixer [Norbert Ebersol] (villain); Willie Lumpkin; Mentallo [Marvin Flumm] (villain); The Thing [Ben Grimm]; S.H.I.E.L.D.
Synopsis
The Fixer and Mentallo capture the Thing from the SHIELD helicarrier and use him to invade the Baxter Building where they use Doom's time platform to pull Deathlok from the future.
Reprints

[Marvel Two-In-One #27] (Table of Contents: 21)

Deathlok; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as K)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as S)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben! We'll fight these two, but you've got to stop Deathlok--
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484); Fixer [Norbert Ebersol]; Mentallo [Marvin Flumm]
Reprints

Day of the Demolisher! (Table of Contents: 22)

Deathlok; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Len Wein (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited); Beth Bleckley (credited) (computer type)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alert. Unit is out of time sector.
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
President Jimmy Carter (cameo); Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484); Fixer [Norbert Ebersol] (villain); Nick Fury; Impossible Man; Mentallo [Marvin Flumm] (villain); Major Simon Ryker (cameo flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The Fixer and Mentallo mind control Deathlok and send him to kill Jimmy Carter at his presidential inauguration while the F.F. and Fury try to stop him.
Reprints

He's Back! Piranha the Man-Killer! (Table of Contents: 23)

Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as Kane)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (signed as Marcos)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To save Alicia--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters; Piranha; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

In the Power of the Piranha! (Table of Contents: 24)

Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
John Tartaglione (credited as John Tartag)
Colors
Irene Vartanoff (credited as Irene V.)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irv Watanabe (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The machinery in the Baxter Building hums a bit louder today...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484); Nick Fury; Alicia Masters; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Piranha People
Synopsis
The Thing and Alicia are flying to England to deliver Deathlok to Dr. Kort when they have to make a pit-stop and help Namor take on a school of Piranha.
Reprints

Against the Hordes of Hydra! (Table of Contents: 25)

Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep attacking!
Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Shang-Chi; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hydra
Reprints

Two Against Hydra (Table of Contents: 26)

Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
London, England, where two not-so-typical tourists stroll...
Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Dr. Louis Kort (first appearance); Alicia Masters; Shang-Chi; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (cameo); The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hydra; Chauncy; Angelica Kort
Synopsis
The Thing is in England to deliver Deathlok to Dr. Kort but first he and Shang-Chi have to rescue the good doctor from Hydra.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; England; Kensington Park; London; Trafalgar Square

Indexer Notes

In the last panel of the story, there’s a cameo (and second appearance) of Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]. Previous appearance in Marvel Spotlight (Marvel, 1971 series) #32.

Battle over London for the Life of Alicia Masters! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed as BUCKLER)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as Milgrom)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe; Danny Crespi ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But who will survive when Big Ben goes boom?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Watanabe and Crespi credits per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Costanza.

Battle Atop Big Ben! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Janice Cohen (credited as Jan Cohen)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irv Watanabe (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Picadilly Circus: to most tourists, this is the center of London,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Chauncy (first appearance); Nick Fury (video screen); High Evolutionary [Herbert Edgar Wyndham] (flashback); Alicia Masters; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (also in flashback); The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Trevor (first appearance); Hydra; Smothers; Martha
Synopsis
Spider-Woman is back under Hydra control and her mission is to kill the Thing with Alicia caught in the middle.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; Crown Jewels; England; London; Picadilly Circus; Tower of London; Westminster Abbey

Indexer Notes

Second appearance (in full) of Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]. Previous appearance (in cameo) in Marvel Two-in-One (Marvel, 1974 series) #29.

My Sweetheart -- My Killer! (Table of Contents: 29)

The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cripes! It can't be!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters (as a spider creature, just her shadow); The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sinnott's record book erroneously lists him as inker.

My Sweetheart -- My Killer! (Table of Contents: 30)

The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Sam Grainger (credited)
Colors
Janice Cohen (credited)
Letters
Irv Watanabe (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One moment ago: While battling atop Big Ben...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Chauncy (also origin in flashback); Alicia Masters (as a spider creature); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (also in flashback); The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Trevor; Hydra
Synopsis
Hydra transforms Alicia into a spider monster and sends her to kill Thing and Spider-Woman.
Reprints
Keywords
England; London; River Thames

Prowler over London! (Table of Contents: 31)

Invisible Girl; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (signed as PEREZ)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (signed as Marcos)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alicia's become a rampaging monster!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Alicia Masters (as a spider creature); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints
Keywords
England; London

And Only the Invisible Girl Can Save Us Now! (Table of Contents: 32)

Invisible Girl; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Janice Cohen (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); John Costanza (credited as J. Costanza)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What you are watching is one Benjamin J. Grimm, caught in a rather nasty-looking spider's web.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Chauncy; Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484) (cameo); Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards] (featured); Dr. Louis Kort; Alicia Masters (as a spider creature); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; The Thing [Ben Grimm] (featured); Trevor; Hydra; Sean
Synopsis
The Thing and friends try to stop a Hydra-controlled Alicia, who has been turned into a spider-monster.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; England; London; Scotland Yard

Sorcery over Stonehenge! (Table of Contents: 33)

Modred the Mystic; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have no fear, Grimm! This creature will be destroyed!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Alicia Masters; Modred the Mystic; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Brothers Four [Fire; Hydro]
Reprints

From Stonehenge... With Death! (Table of Contents: 34)

Modred the Mystic; The Thing / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
Françoise Mouly (credited as Francoise M)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irv Watanabe (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is more precious than two lovers in love--
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chauncy (cameo); Alicia Masters; Modred the Mystic (featured); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; The Thing [Ben Grimm] (featured); Trevor (cameo); Brothers Four [Aero (destroyed); Hydro (destroyed; Fire (destroyed); Mud (destroyed)]
Synopsis
Ben and Alicia are visiting Stonehenge when they become involved in a battle between Modred and Merlin's elementals.
Reprints
Keywords
England; Kensington Park; London; Palace of Westminster; Stonehenge; Sun; Westminster; Wiltshire

Indexer Notes

Next appearance of Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] is in Spider-Woman (Marvel, 1978 series) #1. A panel blurb at the end of this issue's story plugs the upcoming series by Marv Wolfman/Carmine Infantino.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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


Shocker of the Year! (Table of Contents: 36)

Nighthawk; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; An Alien; Margaret Soames; Mark Soames
Reprints

A Monster Walks Among Us! (Table of Contents: 37)

Nighthawk; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited as Sam Kato)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Bruce Patterson (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I knew it was too good to last.
Genre
superhero
Characters
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Nick Fury
S.H.I.E.L.D.: Dum Dum Dugan
Deathlok [Luther Manning] (Earth-7484); Dr. Louis Kort; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; An Alien (death); Marcus Welby; Dr. Reginald Johnson St. Martin Casey; Margaret Soames; Mark Soames; Hal
Synopsis
Dr. Kort succeeds in freeing Deathlok from Mentallo's control and Fury shows up to take the cyborg to SHIELD. Nighthawk's company uncovers a mysterious rock and contacts Kort as it appears there is something trapped inside of it. An alien is freed from the rock and, even though he looks like a monster and is hounded, he winds up helping Thing and Nighhawk save children from a burning building.
Reprints

[Marvel Two-in-One #35] (Table of Contents: 38)

Skull the Slayer; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Chan (signed as Ernie over Chan)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed as Ernie over Chan)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grimm! Watch out--
Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery; science fiction
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Skull the Slayer [Jim Scully]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1977.

Enter: Skull the Slayer and Exit: The Thing! (Table of Contents: 39)

Skull the Slayer; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited)
Colors
Michele Wolfman (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben, thanks for stopping here on your way back from London.
Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery; science fiction
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Skull the Slayer [John Scully] (also in flashback); Dr. Raymond Cory (also in flashback); Ann Reynolds (also in flashback); Jeff Turner (also in flashback); Jaguar Priest; Wally
Synopsis
While Ben is test flying an experimental plane over the Bermuda Triangle, he is drawn into the world of Skull the Slayer.
Reprints

From the Past-- Into the Present! (Table of Contents: 40)

Mister Fantastic [Mr. Fantastic]; The Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan (signed as Ernie over Chan)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed as Ernie over Chan)
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe ?; Joe Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Ann Reynolds
Reprints

A Stretch in Time... (Table of Contents: 41)

Mister Fantastic [Mr. Fantastic]; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited)
Colors
Michele Wolfman (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It began innocently enough...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Skull the Slayer [John Scully]; Dr. Raymond Cory; Ann Reynolds; Jeff Turner; Jaguar Priest
Synopsis
Ben and Skull make it back to the present time but are followed by the Jaguar Priest intent on their destruction.
Reprints

[Marvel Two-in-One #20 Cover Original Art] (Table of Contents: 42)

Liberty Legion; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (signed as Jack over Kirby-cursive)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Letters
Danny Crespi ?
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Liberty Legion [The Patriot; Blue Diamond; Miss America; Whizzer]; Skyshark; Master Man; U-Man [Meranno]

[Marvel Two-In-One #27 Cover Original Art] (Table of Contents: 43)

Deathlok; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction

[Marvel Two-In-One #27 Page 2 Original Art] (Table of Contents: 44)

Deathlok; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction

[Marvel Two-In-One #28 Page 1 Original Art] (Table of Contents: 45)

The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
John Tartaglione (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

[Marvel Two-In-One #32 Page 5 Original Art] (Table of Contents: 46)

The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

[Marvel Two-In-One #33 Cover Original Art] (Table of Contents: 47)

Modred the Mystic; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural

[Marvel Two-In-One #34 Pencil Sketch] (Table of Contents: 48)

Nighthawk; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (credited)

Genre
superhero

[Marvel Two-In-One #34 Pencil Breakdown] (Table of Contents: 49)

Nighthawk; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (credited)

Genre
superhero

[Marvel Two-In-One #34 Cover Original Art] (Table of Contents: 50)

Nighthawk; The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Epic Collection (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

The Thing Trades a Knuckle Sandwich or Two with the Whole Marvel U! (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nick Fury Dies!
    The Thing
  2. 1. Epic Collection
  3. 2. Marvel Two-In-One Presents The Thing: Two Against Hydra
  4. 3. Two Against Hydra
  5. 4. Fantastic Four vs. The Fighting-Mad Invaders!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. And Then-- The Invaders!
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [Marvel Two-In-One Annual #1]
    Liberty Legion; The Thing
  9. 8. Their Name Is Legion!
    Liberty Legion; The Thing
  10. 9. Master Man! U-Man! And the Masked Killer Called Skyshark!
    Liberty Legion; The Thing
  11. 10. Showdown at Sea!
    Liberty Legion; The Thing
  12. 11. Thunder on the Threshold of Death!
    The Thing; Thor
  13. 12. Touch Not the Hand of Seth!
    The Thing; Thor
  14. 13. Duel in the Domain of Death!
    The Thing; Thor
  15. 14. Death on the Bridge to Heaven!
    The Thing; Thor
  16. 15. Enter--The Hijacker and His Deadly Murder Machine!
    Black Goliath; The Thing
  17. 16. Does Anyone Remember...The Hijacker!?
    Black Goliath; The Thing
  18. 17. Between Fire and Death!
    Iron Fist; The Thing
  19. 18. A Tale of Two Countries!
    Iron Fist; The Thing
  20. 19. Nick Fury Dies!
    Nick Fury; The Thing
  21. 20. The Fixer and Mentallo Are Back and the World Will Never Be the Same!
    Nick Fury; The Thing
  22. 21. [Marvel Two-In-One #27]
    Deathlok; The Thing
  23. 22. Day of the Demolisher!
    Deathlok; The Thing
  24. 23. He's Back! Piranha the Man-Killer!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Thing
  25. 24. In the Power of the Piranha!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Thing
  26. 25. Against the Hordes of Hydra!
    Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; The Thing
  27. 26. Two Against Hydra
    Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; The Thing
  28. 27. Battle over London for the Life of Alicia Masters!
    Spider-Woman; The Thing
  29. 28. Battle Atop Big Ben!
    Spider-Woman; The Thing
  30. 29. My Sweetheart -- My Killer!
    The Thing
  31. 30. My Sweetheart -- My Killer!
    The Thing
  32. 31. Prowler over London!
    Invisible Girl; The Thing
  33. 32. And Only the Invisible Girl Can Save Us Now!
    Invisible Girl; The Thing
  34. 33. Sorcery over Stonehenge!
    Modred the Mystic; The Thing
  35. 34. From Stonehenge... With Death!
    Modred the Mystic; The Thing
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. Shocker of the Year!
    Nighthawk; The Thing
  38. 37. A Monster Walks Among Us!
    Nighthawk; The Thing
  39. 38. [Marvel Two-in-One #35]
    Skull the Slayer; The Thing
  40. 39. Enter: Skull the Slayer and Exit: The Thing!
    Skull the Slayer; The Thing
  41. 40. From the Past-- Into the Present!
    Mister Fantastic [Mr. Fantastic]; The Thing
  42. 41. A Stretch in Time...
    Mister Fantastic [Mr. Fantastic]; The Thing
  43. 42. [Marvel Two-in-One #20 Cover Original Art]
    Liberty Legion; The Thing
  44. 43. [Marvel Two-In-One #27 Cover Original Art]
    Deathlok; The Thing
  45. 44. [Marvel Two-In-One #27 Page 2 Original Art]
    Deathlok; The Thing
  46. 45. [Marvel Two-In-One #28 Page 1 Original Art]
    The Thing
  47. 46. [Marvel Two-In-One #32 Page 5 Original Art]
    The Thing
  48. 47. [Marvel Two-In-One #33 Cover Original Art]
    Modred the Mystic; The Thing
  49. 48. [Marvel Two-In-One #34 Pencil Sketch]
    Nighthawk; The Thing
  50. 49. [Marvel Two-In-One #34 Pencil Breakdown]
    Nighthawk; The Thing
  51. 50. [Marvel Two-In-One #34 Cover Original Art]
    Nighthawk; The Thing
  52. 51. Epic Collection
  53. 52. The Thing Trades a Knuckle Sandwich or Two with the Whole Marvel U!
    The Thing
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