(March 1974)

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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Herb Trimpe; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Herb Trimpe; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strike, my pets! Strike--and kill--in the name of Rattack!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Killraven; Rattack; Mint Julep
Reprints
Keywords
rats; Washington Monument; White House

Indexer Notes

John Romita's signature is on the original art for this cover. Nick Caputo notes that Romita altered Killraven's face and may have provided the cover layout for Trimpe.

The Legend Assassins! (Table of Contents: 1)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Killraven; M'Shulla; Old Skull; Hawk; Carmilla Frost; Grok; Mint Julep; Rattack (introduction, origin, villain); High Overlord (introduction, villain); Sabre (villain); Abraxas (villain); Martian Masters (villain)
Synopsis
The Martians capture Killraven and plan to broadcast his death to every human slave, destroying his legend.
Reprints
Keywords
Lincoln Memorial; Pentagon; Washington DC; White House

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the High Overlord, first appearance and origin of Rattack. Pages 9-15 of this story are reprinted as pages 6-12 of Amazing Adventures #30.

Face of Fear! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooke (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooke (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
E-492
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Michael Wolf; Hiram Wolf
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Walking Horror."

Job Number from the Atlas Tales website.

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

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

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of Comments from readers Joel Uman, Don Jacobson, Scott Taylor and Marvel Value Stamp # 13 (Doctor Strange).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Strike, my pets! Strike--and kill--in the name of Rattack!"]
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  2. 1. The Legend Assassins!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  3. 2. Face of Fear!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Amazing Mails
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  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
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