(1977)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1977-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode
0714860207706
Editing
Sean Delaney (creative consultant)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kiss / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Alan Weiss (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors
Gray Morrow (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Gene Simmons [The Demon]; Paul Stanley [Starchild]; Ace Frehley [Space Ace]; Peter Criss [Catman]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Kiss and Tell (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial on the genesis of the Kiss comic includes a photo of the band with Steve Gerber, Stan Lee and Alan Weiss.

A Brief Biography of Dr. Doom (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Kiss (Table of Contents: 4)

Kiss / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber; Alan Weiss (co-plot)
Pencils
Alan Weiss (pages 1-17; 26-30); Sal Buscema (pages 18-20); John Buscema (pages 21-25; 36-40); Rich Buckler (pages 31-35)
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
John Costanza (pages 1-20); Irv Watanabe (pages 21-40)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Kiss [Gene Simmons; Paul Stanley; Peter Criss; Ace Frehley] (origin); Avengers; Defenders; Spider-Man; Fantastic Four; VILLAINS: Mephisto; Dr. Doom; Fringe (introduction; death); Big Leo; Dizzy the Hun (introduction)
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Next appearance of Kiss in Howard the Duck (Marvel, 1976 series) #12 (May 1977). Specific art credits per Nick Caputo, June 2020. We formerly credited colors in error to Al Milgrom. Credit corrected by Milgrom via the GCD Error Tracker.

Blood on the Plates (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber ? (credited as Stark Raven)
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Let Air Latveria Spirit You Away (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber ?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Parody ad.

Where No Band has Tread Before (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Gross
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

History and discography of Kiss.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Backstage / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A look at how the Kiss comic was produced.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kiss
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Kiss and Tell
  4. 3. A Brief Biography of Dr. Doom
  5. 4. Kiss
    Kiss
  6. 5. Blood on the Plates
  7. 6. Let Air Latveria Spirit You Away
  8. 7. Where No Band has Tread Before
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Backstage
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