(November 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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

Death of an Avenger! (Table of Contents)

The Avengers [superhero] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Swordsman; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch]; Rama-Tut; Kang the Conqueror
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original version of the cover to this issue is printed in FOOM #8. Crespi credit per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Gaspar Saladino.

A Blast from the Past! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers [superhero] / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
Bill Mantlo
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Feature Logo
The Mighty Avengers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Hawkeye; Vision; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Swordsman (death); Thor [Dr. Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch]; Rama-Tut; Kang the Conqueror; Edwin Jarvis; Mantis; Agatha Harkness
Synopsis
Swordsman dies. Hawkeye returns.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Celestial Madonna Saga; story continues from The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #129 and continues in The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #130.

This Is the One Everybody Wants (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Conan

Indexer Notes

An advertisement for Spider-Man, Hulk and Conan Medallion Coins, with a picture of the front of each coin.

Bullpen Bonus Page: Hey, Hero! Do We Have a Bonus Page to Pick With You! [November 1974] (Table of Contents: 3)

Bullpen Bonus Page / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Shang-Chi; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]

Indexer Notes

Promo page hyping Deadly Hands of Kung Fu Special #1 and Iron Fist #1, as well as Marvel Value Stamps and FOOM.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey - and Softball! [November 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 4)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; Roy Thomas; ? (promo copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Luke Cage

Indexer Notes

Stan talks about Spidey Super Stories, Marvel Superhero Calendar, Nostalgia Illustrated, Treasury of Spider-Man #1, Origin of Marvel Comics and the upcoming Hitler magazine and items about the summer activities of the bullpen.

Prisoners of the Pharoah! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Pharaoh Rama-Tut (introduction); Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four return to Ancient Egypt to try to find a cure for Alicia's blindness and are met by Rama-Tut, a time traveler from the year 3000.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rama-Tut will later be shown to be the same villain as Kang the Conqueror by dint of a time-paradox. "Pharaoh" is mis-spelled in the title.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death of an Avenger!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  2. 1. A Blast from the Past!
    The Avengers [superhero]
  3. 2. This Is the One Everybody Wants
    Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins
  4. 3. Bullpen Bonus Page: Hey, Hero! Do We Have a Bonus Page to Pick With You! [November 1974]
    Bullpen Bonus Page
  5. 4. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey - and Softball! [November 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  6. 5. Prisoners of the Pharoah!
    The Fantastic Four
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