(1975)

Marvel; DC, 1975 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1975-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group and National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel and DC Present
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
tabloid
Paper Stock
glossy cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This is the first joint publication between DC and Marvel.

Full indicia:

"MGM'S Marvelous Wizard of Oz is published jointly by Marvel Comics Group and National Periodical Publications, Inc. and with the permission of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Office of Publication: 575 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10022. Published quarterly. Copyright ©1975 by Marvel Comics Group, a division of Cadence Industries Corporation and National Periodical Publications, Inc. Stan Lee Publisher. Based on material Copyright ©1939 Loew's Inc. Renewed ©1966 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. All rights reserved. Vol. 1, Number 1, 1975. Price $1.50 per copy in the U.S. and Canada. Subscription rate $6.50 for 4 issues. Canada $7.50. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons, and/or institutions in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A. All business inquiries should be addressed to Tom Montemarano, Director of Circulation, 9th floor. Sol Brodsky, V.P. Administration. Roy Thomas, Editor; John Verpoorten, Production Manager; John Romita, Art Director."

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oz / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed)
Inks
John Romita (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ? (logo)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Tin Woodsman; Dorothy Gale; The Cowardly Lion; The Scarecrow; Toto
Reprints

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Wizard of Oz (Table of Contents: 1)

Oz / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dorothy Gale (as portrayed by Judy Garland); The Scarecrow (as portrayed by Ray Bolger); The Tin Woodsman (as portrayed by Jack Haley); The Cowardly Lion (as portrayed by Bert Lahr)

Indexer Notes

A photo from the movie ("Why, you're nothing but a great big coward!"), and the credits for the movie. Located on the inside front cover.

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

Oz / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dorothy Gale; The Wicked Witch of the West; Toto

Indexer Notes

Comic book credits and a dedication to Judy Garland.

Metro-Goldwyn Mayer's The Wizard of Oz (Table of Contents: 3)

Oz / comic story / 72 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Noll Langley (screenplay); Florence Ryerson (screenplay); Edgar Allan Wolfe (screenplay)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Tony DeZuniga; The Tribe
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Lisa Petergreg]

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Tin Woodsman; The Cowardly Lion; Dorothy Gale; The Scarecrow; Toto; Uncle Henry [Henry Gale]; Antie Em [Emily Gale]; Hunk; Hickory; Zeke; Miss Gulch [Elvira Gulch]; Professor Marvel; The Wicked Witch of the West (death); Glinda, the Witch of the North; The Munchkins; The Wicked Witch of the East (death); The Wizard; Flying Monkeys; The Winkies; Mrs. Appleby (cameo); Farmer Johnson (cameo); Mr. Lumkin (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Adapting the 1939 film based on the book by L. Frank Baum. Gaspar Saladino is credited on the credits page; Lisa Petergreg on the story itself. He frequently used an alias of "LP Gregory" at Marvel during this time.

The American Grimm (Table of Contents: 4)

Oz / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Romita [as J. R.] (signed)
Inks
John Romita [as J. R.] (signed)
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
L. Frank Baum

Indexer Notes

Biography of L. Frank Baum.

Who's Who in MGM's Oz (Table of Contents: 5)

Oz / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Judy Garland; Frank Morgan; Ray Bolger; Jack Haley; Margaret Hamilton; Bert Lahr

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the movie's stars.

Map of the Marvelous Land of Oz (Table of Contents: 6)

Oz / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Hannigan [as EJH] (signed)
Inks
Ed Hannigan [as EJH] (signed)
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Ed Hannigan

Coming OZtractions (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

2 Memorable Scenes from MGM's "Wizard of Oz" (Table of Contents: 8)

Oz / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Wicked Witch of the West (as portrayed by Margaret Hamilton); Dorothy Gale (as portrayed by Judy Garland); The Scarecrow (as portrayed by Ray Bolger); The Tin Woodsman (as portrayed by Jack Haley); The Cowardly Lion (as portrayed by Bert Lahr); The Wizard (as portrayed by Frank Morgan)

Indexer Notes

Two photo scenes from the movie: "I'll get you my pretty-- and your little dog, too!" with the Witch threatening Dorothy, and a "hazardous and technically unexplainable journey into the upper stratosphere" with the Wizard about to leave in the balloon. Located on the inside back cover.

"We're Off to See the Wizard..." (Table of Contents: 9)

Oz / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed)
Inks
John Romita (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dorothy Gale; The Scarecrow; The Tin Woodsman; The Cowardly Lion; Toto

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Oz
  2. 1. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's The Wizard of Oz
    Oz
  3. 2. Contents
    Oz
  4. 3. Metro-Goldwyn Mayer's The Wizard of Oz
    Oz
  5. 4. The American Grimm
    Oz
  6. 5. Who's Who in MGM's Oz
    Oz
  7. 6. Map of the Marvelous Land of Oz
    Oz
  8. 7. Coming OZtractions
    Oz
  9. 8. 2 Memorable Scenes from MGM's "Wizard of Oz"
    Oz
  10. 9. "We're Off to See the Wizard..."
    Oz
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