(October 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1974-09-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
?
Editing
Tony Isabella (editor); Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); John Romita (art director); Marcia Gloster (design); Len Grow (production); Barbara Altman (design assistant); Nora Maclin (design assistant); Roy Thomas (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1974 by Magazine Management Co., Inc., a Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.
Expanded indexed information compiled 2002 by Steven Tice. The cover includes the distributor's mark: Curtis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shang-Chi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Larkin (painting)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painting)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
martial arts; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Shang-Chi
Reprints

Ancient Oriental Weaponry (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank McLaughlin
Pencils
Frank McLaughlin
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Letters
typeset

Genre
martial arts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frontispiece illustrated article

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard; Paul Gulacy
Inks
Bob McLeod; Duffy Vohland
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Way of the Tiger (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (illustration)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editorial includes the Bullpen Bulletins and an illustration of Lilith.

Two Goals To Seek, One Path To Glory (Table of Contents: 4)

Shang-Chi / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
martial arts; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Celestial Order of the Si-Fan [Si-Fan Assassin (antagonist)]; Fu Manchu [Zheng Zu] (villain); Shang-Chi (flashback, origin) (featured) (origin details in flashback)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Enter the Letters / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella ?
Pencils
Paul Gulacy (illustrations)
Inks
Paul Gulacy ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Kung Fu vs Karate: Which is Better? (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank McLaughlin
Pencils
Frank McLaughlin (illustrations)
Inks
Frank McLaughlin (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Majesty and Mayhem of the Martial Arts Can Now Be Yours! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

And Men Shall Call Him...Samurai (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Casket of Hsien Hang! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Skrenes
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Duffy Vohland
Letters
Denise Wohl

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wohl lettering per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Annette Kawecki.

King Kung-Fu (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith; Dick Giordano
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith; Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Nostalgia Dept. (Table of Contents: 11)

Batroc / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson ?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Blitzkrieg of Batroc! (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Agent 13 [Sharon Carter] (supporting); Batroc the Leaper [Georges Batroc]; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (featured)
Reprints

The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #6 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shang-Chi
  2. 1. Ancient Oriental Weaponry
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Way of the Tiger
  5. 4. Two Goals To Seek, One Path To Glory
    Shang-Chi
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Enter the Letters
  7. 6. Kung Fu vs Karate: Which is Better?
  8. 7. The Majesty and Mayhem of the Martial Arts Can Now Be Yours!
  9. 8. And Men Shall Call Him...Samurai
  10. 9. The Casket of Hsien Hang!
  11. 10. King Kung-Fu
  12. 11. Nostalgia Dept.
    Batroc
  13. 12. The Blitzkrieg of Batroc!
    Captain America
  14. 13. The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #6
    Sons of the Tiger
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