(March 1975)

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
Len Wein (credited)

Fires of Rebirth! (Table of Contents)

Master of Kung Fu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shang-Chi
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Fires of Rebirth (Table of Contents: 1)

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Bill Mantlo
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (pages 1-37); Charlotte Jetter (pages 38-50)

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shang-Chi; Fu Manchu; Clive Reston; Sir Denis Nayland Smith; Black Jack Tarr; Shadow-Stalker; Dr. Petrie
Synopsis
vs Fu Manchu. Dr. Petrie appears, alive. (Remember Shang Chi's first foray into the world was to assassinate Petrie, which he thought he did until this story.)
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Indexer Notes

Story in four chapters: unnumbered chapter I (11 pp.), Chapter II London (8 pp.), Chapter III Crucible of Deceit (6 pp.), Chapter IV: Test of Loyalty (15 pp.)

Memos and Meanderings From Your Mighty Muddled Merry-Makers! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Concentrate on Chaos! (Table of Contents: 3)

Yellow Claw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Rosalind Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
martial arts; spy
Characters
Yellow Claw; Jimmy Woo; Suwan; Six telepathic mutants [Gene Bitner; Simon Lestron; Craig Farnsworth; Ernest Scope]
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Indexer Notes

Inks credit per Michael Vassallo via the Yahoo Groups timely-atlas list (22 October 2006); the original indexer credited Paul Reinman. Story relettered to make Jimmy Woo a SHIELD agent instead of an FBI operative.

According to X-Men: Hidden Years (Marvel, 1999 series) #18 these mutants appear next behind the scenes with more mutants in Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #14. The mutants in this story appear next in X-Men: Hidden Years (Marvel, 1999 series) #15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Yellow Claw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Rosalind Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That tip you got was on the level, Jimmy!
Genre
spy
Characters
Yellow Claw; Jimmy Woo; Suwan; Fritz Von Voltzmann [Karl Von Horstbaden]; Hamud
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Indexer Notes

story is relettered to turn Jimmy Woo from an FBI operative into a SHIELD agent.

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

Missives to the Master! / letters page / 1.34 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson; John Buscema (illustrations); ?
Inks
George Klein (illustrations); ?. Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unless something went very wrong, you're reading Giant-Size Master of Kung Fu (G-S MOKF for short) #3 ....
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Indexer Notes

includes letters from Dean Mullaney, Brian K. Morris, Chad B. Govette, house ads for Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction and Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up and Marvel Value Stamp #71 (Vision)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fires of Rebirth!
    Master of Kung Fu
  2. 1. Fires of Rebirth
    Master of Kung Fu
  3. 2. Memos and Meanderings From Your Mighty Muddled Merry-Makers!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Concentrate on Chaos!
    Yellow Claw
  5. 4. ["That tip you got was on the level, Jimmy!"]
    Yellow Claw
  6. 5. ["Unless something went very wrong, you're reading Giant-Size Master of Kung Fu (G-S MOKF for short) #3 ...."]
    Missives to the Master!
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