The Champions #3 [Regular Edition]
(February 1976)

Marvel, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Marv Wolfman
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Assault on Olympus! (Table of Contents)

The Champions / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even if thy son and his comrades survive this combat, Zeus--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Pluto; Zeus; The Champions [Hercules; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marvel Comics Index #9A lists Jim Novak as letterer.

Assault on Olympus (Table of Contents: 1)

The Champions / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella (plot); Bill Mantlo (script)
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Karen Mantlo

Job Number
JV 148
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It would seem that friend Iceman takes his defeats in stride, Angel!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Hercules; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman]; Venus; Zeus; Dionysius; Pluto (villain); Ares (villain); Hippolyta (villain); Mutates (villain); Huntsman of Zeus (villain)
Synopsis
The heroes take the fight to Olympus.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cables of Champions / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck (illuustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're pretty much getting to let your...
Characters
Hercules

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Ruch Hango, Marnin Rosenberg, and Bob Rodi.

Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Assault on Olympus!
    The Champions
  2. 1. Assault on Olympus
    The Champions
  3. 2. ["We're pretty much getting to let your..."]
    Cables of Champions
  4. 3. Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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