(May 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
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Man-Monster Strikes! (Table of Contents)

Thongor! Warrior of Lost Lemuria! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Thongor; Demon of Zangabal

Where Broods the Demon! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thongor! Warrior of Lost Lemuria! / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
George Alec Effinger
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
1329-Z
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Hawk Tribe [Thongor; Thumitor (mentioned)]; Valkarthans; Ald Thurmis; Father Gorm (mentioned); Kaman Thuu; Gods of Zangabal (mentioned); Demon of Zangabal (dies); Athmar Phong (dies); Aqquoonkagua [Prince of Hell]
Synopsis
Thongor is defeated and imprisoned by the Demon of Zangabal. After meeting Ald Thurmis in the dungeons, the two break free. Thongor uses the Shield of Cathloda to destroy the Demon. Captured by the returned Athmar Phong, Thongor accidentally destroys the Black Mirror, freeing Aqquoonkagua. Aqquoonkagua kills Athmar and returns to the Ultracosmos.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Mirror [Mirror of Zaffar]; Shield of Cathloda; Ultracosmos; Valkarth; Zangabal

Indexer Notes

Based on "Thieves of Zangabal" by Lin Carter.

The Coming of the Giants! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Terry Szenics ?

Job Number
V-852
Characters
Giants
Synopsis
The humanity of the near future grow proud as they approach space travel, but when alien giants arrive they are only saved from conquest because they are too tiny to notice.
Reprints
Keywords
12th Galaxy; nuclear bomb; spaceship

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

Creature Features / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber ?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (illustration)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; John Costanza

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Chamberlain, Duffy Vohland, Reed Secord, Craig Guillery, and Randall W. Scott; iIncludes a house ad for Dracula Lives #1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man-Monster Strikes!
    Thongor! Warrior of Lost Lemuria!
  2. 1. Where Broods the Demon!
    Thongor! Warrior of Lost Lemuria!
  3. 2. The Coming of the Giants!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Creature Features
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  • Jim Van Dore
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