(July 1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1975-04-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Magazine Group
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Gerry Conway (associate editor); Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); Len Wein (consulting editor); Archie Goodwin (consulting editor)

Lost City of Mars? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Brunner (signed as Brunner) (painting)
Inks
Frank Brunner (signed as Brunner) (painting)
Colors
Frank Brunner (signed as Brunner) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kline (signed as Kline)
Inks
Bob Kline (signed as Kline)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano (illustration); Bruce Jones (illustration)
Inks
Dick Giordano (illustration); Bruce Jones (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Prologue: An Official Inquiry (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella; Robert Shaw (slow glass concept)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters
Jim Novak ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Officer Demin's log: It appeared in the antique shop...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Officer Demin; Sandson O. Tyme; Judge Repwa; Tribunal of the Universe

The Enchanted Village (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
A. E. van Vogt (original story); Don Thompson (adaptation); Maggie Thompson (adaptation)
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Explorers of a new frontier...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bill Jenner
Reprints

The Dreaming Kind a Conversation With SF Master Author A.E. van Vogt (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Brennert (Interviewer); A. E. van Vogt (Interviewed)
Pencils
Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustrations); H. de Jongh (signed as H.) (illustration); ? (photograph)
Inks
Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustrations); H. de Jongh (signed as H.) (illustration); ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Characters
A. E. Van Vogt (photograph); Jommy Cross

Indexer Notes

Interview includes a photograph of van Vogt.

Otis Adelbert Kline: Visionary of Venus (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Anthony Kraft
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Otis Adelbert Kline (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Overview of the life and career of Kline; includes a photograph.

A Vision of Venus (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Conrad (adaptation); Otis Adelbert Kline (original story)
Pencils
Tim Conrad
Inks
Tim Conrad; Peter Iro
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Morgan, scientist and psychologist...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Morgan; Lotan; Mirim
Reprints

Know Ye All By These Presents: (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Fantastic Worlds (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don Thompson; Maggie Thompson
Pencils
Steve Harper (signed as Harper) (illustration); Maggie Thompson (photograph); Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustration); ? (illustration)
Inks
Steve Harper (signed as Harper) (illustration); Maggie Thompson (photograph); Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustration); ? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Forrest J. Ackerman (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Includes a photograph of Forrest J. Ackerman.

Good News From The Vatican (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Silverberg (original story); Gerry Conway (adaptation)
Pencils
Adrian Gonzales
Inks
Adrian Gonzales
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the morning everyone has waited for...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bishop Fitzpatrick; Kenneth; Beverly; Rabbi Mueller; Miss Harshaw; Pope Sixtus the Seventh
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Corben ?; ? (photograph)
Inks
Richard Corben ?; ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A year or two ago, comics-fan Jan S. Strnad and underground cartoonist Richard V. Corben...
Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits are disputed. To some, the image appears to be the work of Richard Corben; to others, it appears to be an astronomical photograph.

Encounter at War (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jan Strnad (credited as Jan S. Strnad)
Pencils
Richard Corben
Inks
Richard Corben
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is where the captain was last seen.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Phillips; Sayre

Kick the Can (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Bruce Jones (signed as Bruce Jones)
Inks
Bruce Jones (signed as Bruce Jones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's one of those wounds...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rhetic (also in flashback, death); Veronica (flashback, death); Grant
Reprints

Epilogue: (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella; Robert Shaw (slow glass concept)
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters
Jim Novak ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tribunal Record #276-298-56 B:
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Officer Demin [The Peddler]; Sandson O. Tyme; Judge Repwa; Tribunal of the Universe

Next Issue: (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Shape of Things That Came / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustration); George Pérez (illustration)
Inks
Rick Bryant (signed as R. Bryant) (illustration); Rico Rival (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Ken Meyer Jr., Steve L. Duff, and Steven Scheibner.

Contains an illustration from Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction (Marvel, 1975 series) #2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lost City of Mars?
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Prologue: An Official Inquiry
  5. 4. The Enchanted Village
  6. 5. The Dreaming Kind a Conversation With SF Master Author A.E. van Vogt
  7. 6. Otis Adelbert Kline: Visionary of Venus
  8. 7. A Vision of Venus
  9. 8. Know Ye All By These Presents:
  10. 9. Fantastic Worlds
  11. 10. Good News From The Vatican
  12. 11. ["A year or two ago, comics-fan Jan S. Strnad and underground cartoonist Richard V. Corben..."]
  13. 12. Encounter at War
  14. 13. Kick the Can
  15. 14. Epilogue:
  16. 15. Next Issue:
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Shape of Things That Came
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