(1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Len Wein
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

Captain America (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes] (in photograph); Edwin Jarvis; "Boss"; Bull; unnamed thugs
Synopsis
While Cap lounges around Avengers Mansion, thinking about Bucky and his place in the world, a gang of costumed thugs break in intent on stealing any secrets or weapons Stark may have lying about the place, to sell for profit. They figure Cap's "just an acrobat." They figured wrong! He mops up the place with them single-handed, then comments how lucky they were his partners weren't around..."They're really tough!"
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A Hearty Helping of High-Falutin', Habit-Formin' Happenings From Your Humble House of Ideas! (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee's Soapbox; Items; A Bullpen Extra. Stan Lee announces that the origin stories in Son of Origins will feature the X-Men, Iron Man, the Avengers, Daredevil, SHIELD, the Watcher and the Silver Surfer and says that there will probably be a book like this put out annually. The book will cost $5.95 in paperback and $9.95 for the cloth-bound hardback version. Items about the second series of Marvel Value Stamps that will make up ten jigsaw puzzles featuring the finest artwork that money and discarded back-date issues of Not Brand Ecch can buy, the 10th issue of FOOM features an all X-Men issue with a cover by Dave Cockrum, if you rush to your newsstand you may still be able to find a copy of the Marvelous Wizard of OZ featuring scripting by Roy Thomas, penciling by John Buscema and inking by the talented Tribe, the latest issue of Tomb of Dracula by Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan and Tom Palmer doesn't have Dracula appear anywhere in the issue, a scorecard is given for people to pencil in the current writers/artists (and some of the characters/comics listed may not have been announced yet) and five minutes of the Fantastic Four will be featured on radio during the weekdays so if it isn't listed in your city contact your local station manager or program director and have him contact the producer Robert Michelson immediately so you won't miss out. Appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.

The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil! (Table of Contents: 3)

Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wendigo; Abomination

Indexer Notes

Two young boys revive the Hulk with Hostess Fruit Pies after he has been beaten by the Abomination and the Wendigo.

The Army of Assassins Strikes! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Baron Zemo [Heinrich Zemo]; Army of Assassins: Rick Jones
Synopsis
Baron Zemo sends the Army of Assassins after Cap, who is assisted by Rick Jones in defeating them.
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The Strength of the Sumo! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Jim Baker; Sumo
Synopsis
Cap goes into Viet Nam to rescue prisoner of war Baker, and must face the Sumo.
Reprints

Marvel Treasury Editions (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for back issues of Marvel Treasury Editions, includes a reprint of the cover of the following (Marvel Treasury Edition #1-6, Marvel Special Edition #1, MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz and Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Super-Hero Grab-Bag).

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-up (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]

Indexer Notes

Captain America pin-up with six stars around him.

Break-Out In Cell Block 10! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Deacon
Synopsis
Cap breaks up a prison riot.
Reprints

The Origin of Captain America! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; General Phillips; Dr. Anderson (introduction); Agent R [Cynthia Glass] (security, "Project Rebirth"); Dr. Erskine (inventor, super-soldier formula, dies); Heinz Kruger (Nazi spy, dies); Sarge [Sgt. Duffy] (unnamed, Camp Lehigh instructor)
Synopsis
President Roosevelt institutes the top-secret program, "Project Rebirth." In a secret lab, scientist Dr. Erskine gives army 4F reject and volunteer Steve Rogers the "Super-soldier serum," which turns him into a virtual superman. But a Nazi spy who got past security murders Erskine before he can create an army of men like Rogers, and is killed when he runs headlong into some electrical machinery. Rogers becomes the costumed Captain America, as a symbol of freedom, and begins a career of smashing spy rings and the like. When Bucky discovers Steve's double-identity, he becomes Cap's partner.
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Hulk It For Halloween! (Table of Contents: 10)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (advertisement copy)
Pencils
John Romita; ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for halloween costumes (Spider-Man, Hulk or Captain America) that come in three different sizes and cost $2.79 plus $.75 shipping each.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Captain America
    Captain America
  3. 2. A Hearty Helping of High-Falutin', Habit-Formin' Happenings From Your Humble House of Ideas!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!
    Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. The Army of Assassins Strikes!
    Captain America
  6. 5. The Strength of the Sumo!
    Captain America
  7. 6. Marvel Treasury Editions
  8. 7. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-up
    Captain America
  9. 8. Break-Out In Cell Block 10!
    Captain America
  10. 9. The Origin of Captain America!
    Captain America
  11. 10. Hulk It For Halloween!
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