(May 1973)

Marvel, 1970 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
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas

Issue Notes

They Call Him -- Killraven! (Table of Contents)

Killraven / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro (signed) (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Killraven
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo review of the art, the ink credits should be John Romita not Mike Esposito, who Marvel has credited in reprints. Letters credit from Marvel Comics Index No. 8B by George Olshevsky.

The War of the Worlds! (Table of Contents: 1)

Killraven / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited) (concieved); Gerry Conway (credited); Neal Adams (plot)
Pencils
Neal Adams (credited) (pages 1-11); Howard Chaykin (credited) (pages 12-20)
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
John Costanza (credited as J. Costanza)

Job Number
1396Z
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Killraven [Jonathan Raven] (introduction, origin); Maureen Raven (Killraven's mother, introduction, flashback, Death); Joshua Raven (Killraven's brother, later known as Deathraven, flashback); Dr. Ann Carver (flashback, Death); Dagger; Mayor of New York; The Keeper [Dr. Raker] (Death); Saunders (flashback); The Martians (villain, introduction); The Martian Masters (villain, introduction); Scrapper (villain, introduction); The Sirens (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Killraven gets his revenge on the Keeper but discovers that it is a hollow victory.
Reprints
Keywords
Grand Central Station; Mars

Indexer Notes

Series concept by Roy Thomas, original plot and lead character by Neal Adams. Some concepts taken from H.G. Wells's novel. Story includes flashbacks to the 1901 and 2001 invasion. Credits from text article.

War of the Words (Table of Contents: 2)

Amazing Mails / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Describes the creative process that led to the Killraven story.
Reprints

A First for Marvel! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. They Call Him -- Killraven!
    Killraven
  2. 1. The War of the Worlds!
    Killraven
  3. 2. War of the Words
    Amazing Mails
  4. 3. A First for Marvel!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann