Marvel Presents #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 U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Power of Starhawk! (Table of Contents)

Guardians of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (sketch); John Romita (finished pencils)
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now in their own brand-new series at last!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Guardians of the Galaxy [Starhawk; Vance Astro; Charlie-27; Yondu; Martinex]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil credits and inker confirmation provided 2011 by Al Milgrom.

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

Cox Manufacturing, Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Another Planet Story! (Table of Contents: 2)

Guardians of the Galaxy / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Phil Rachelson [as Phil Rache]
Letters
Dan Crespi ? (page 1); Denise Wohl

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something you have to keep in mind:
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Guardians of the Galaxy [Starhawk; Vance Astro; Charlie-27; Yondu; Martinex]; Badoon Sisterhood; Queen Tolaria; Koord (villain, introduction, death); Badoon (villain)
Synopsis
After the defeat of the Badoon, the Guardians of the Galaxy just want to return to civilian life. But they soon find that normal life is boring so they return to their space-faring ways.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in DEFENDERS #29.

[Classified Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Big Jim's P.A.C.K.; Mattel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

U. S. School of Music / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Readers' Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters page Guardians history article by Steve Gerber. Also includes Marvel Value Stamp series b #35.

Law and Order... Frontier Style! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Jovial Jamboree of Jaunty Jingles and Jesting Jabs Jury-Rigged to Jettison your Jim-Jams! (Table of Contents: 12)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Power of Starhawk!
    Guardians of the Galaxy
  2. 1. ["Now you can fly a plane the first time you try."]
    Cox Manufacturing, Co.
  3. 2. Just Another Planet Story!
    Guardians of the Galaxy
  4. 3. [Classified Advertisements]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Big Jim's P.A.C.K.; Mattel
  7. 6. ["The secret of teaching yourself music"]
    U. S. School of Music
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Readers' Space
  9. 8. Law and Order... Frontier Style!
  10. 9. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Grit
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  13. 12. A Jovial Jamboree of Jaunty Jingles and Jesting Jabs Jury-Rigged to Jettison your Jim-Jams!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  14. 13. Spider-Man and the Kidnap Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  15. 14. The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade
  16. 15. ["Try Spider-Man vitamins from Hudson and I'll send you a free Spider-Man poster!"]
  17. 16. ["The further adventures of Evel Knievel"]
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