(October 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year
On-sale Date
1974-07-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor, series originator)

Issue Notes

Office of publication: 575 Madison Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10022. Copyright 1974 Marvel Comics Group. A division of Cadence Industries Corporation. On-sale date from Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #108, July 1974.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Martial arts mayhem...with the man called Triple-Iron! (Table of Contents)

Iron Fist / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist; Triple-Iron
Reprints

Lair of Shattered Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Fist / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench (credited)
Pencils
Larry Hama (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You stand poised in shock,
Feature Logo
Iron Fist, the Living Weapon!
Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Da Tempa (flashback); The Ninja [Lee Wing] (introduction); Harold Meachum (villain, death); Joy Meachum (introduction); Triple-Iron; Wendell Rand (cameo flashback); Heather Rand (cameo flashback); Yu-Ti (flashback); Lei Kung, the Thunderer (flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Iron Fist fights his way through Triple-Iron to get to Harold Meachum, only to find that the man who killed his parents has lost both of his legs and lived in terror for the last decade waiting for the inevitable confrontation with Daniel Rand. Unable to kill Meachum in vengeance, Iron Fist is leaving him to his fate when a mysterious ninja shows up and skewers Meachum with a sword. Meachum's daughter, Joy, walks in and believes that Iron Fist has killed her father.
Reprints

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

Iron Fistfuls / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench ?
Pencils
Larry Hama; Gil Kane; Val Mayerik (illustrations)
Inks
Dick Giordano; Gil Kane; Val Mayerik (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Kim Thompson, Gail Teague, and Joe Rufe.

Includes a promotional house advertisement for Monsters of the Movies (Marvel, 1974 series) and Marvel Value Stamp #74 (The Stranger).

Wondrously Witty Words From a Woomful of Wombats! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Martial arts mayhem...with the man called Triple-Iron!
    Iron Fist
  2. 1. Lair of Shattered Vengeance!
    Iron Fist
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Iron Fistfuls
  4. 3. Wondrously Witty Words From a Woomful of Wombats!
    Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Pirrou Claude
  • Steve Coates
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Steven Tice
  • Jim Van Dore