The Champions #4 [Regular Edition]
(March 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 (editor)

Issue Notes

Murder at Malibu! (Table of Contents)

The Champions / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Hercules; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frank Giacoia credit per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Dan Adkins.

Murder at Malibu! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Champions / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (guest writer)
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Job Number
JV 217
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It begins with a walk on the beach...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Hercules; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman]; Ivan Petrovich; Dr. Edward Lansing (villain, introduction, death); Old Billy (introduction)
Synopsis
Hercules and Natasha encounter a person who is an escapee of Dr. Edward Lansing's experiments to re-create the Super-Soldier Serum.
Reprints
Keywords
Malibu; San Marino

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Marvel, The Champions is a good name...
Characters
Hercules; Black Widow; Iceman

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Russell Jessie, Danny Tyree, Stephen Ryan, and Donald Wilson.
Page also contains a Marvel Value Stamp Series B #57.
Placed between pages 11 and 12 of the main sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; Spider-Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Murder at Malibu!
    The Champions
  2. 1. Murder at Malibu!
    The Champions
  3. 2. ["Dear Marvel, The Champions is a good name..."]
    Cables of Champions
  4. 3. ["A kaleidoscope of kinetic kibitzing and kooky kommentary kenned to kindle your karma!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Spider-Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas