(March 1973)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#1, 2); Saddle-stitched (#3 - 12)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Astonishing Origin of the Wonderful Wasp! (Table of Contents)

Ant-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Pym]; Creature from Kosmos [Pilai]
Reprints

Prelude To Disaster! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ant-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich; Stan Lee (plot); Ernie Hart (script) (see notes)
Pencils
Craig Russell; Jim Starlin; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks
Jimmy Janes; Don Heck (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Annette Kawecki ?; Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jan-- Honey!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ant-Man [Henry Pym] (also in flashback); The Wasp [Janet Van Pym] (in monster form, also in flashback); Maria Trovaya Pym (flashback); Vernon Van Dyne (flashback, death); Creature from Kosmos [Pilai] (flashback); Lee Kearns (voice only, flashback); Joe (flashback); Para-Man (flashback); Egghead [Elihas Starr] (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing sequence on pages 1-2; page 3 (panels 1-6) and page 20 by Mike Freidrich, Craig Russell, Jim Starlin (pages 3 and 4) and Jimmy Janes. Reprint takes up the remainder of the story.

Four or Five Phenomenal Flashes, Fitfully Fashioned to Fight Lethargy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Astonishing Ant-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Shirley A. Gorman, Mike Francis and Cathy Czene.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Astonishing Origin of the Wonderful Wasp!
    Ant-Man
  2. 1. Prelude To Disaster!
    Ant-Man
  3. 2. Four or Five Phenomenal Flashes, Fitfully Fashioned to Fight Lethargy!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Astonishing Ant-Mail
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