The Champions #14 [30¢]
(July 1977)

Marvel, 1975 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860211207
Editing
Archie Goodwin
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.


Invasion! (Table of Contents)

The Champions / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi ?; Annette Kawecki ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No use, Widow!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]]; Swarm
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credit confirmed 2005 by Al Milgrom. Marvel Comics Index #9A lists Frank Giacoia as inker and Annette Kawecki as letterer.

The Creature Called...Swarm! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne (plot); Bill Mantlo (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irving Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The L.A. headquarters of the Champions is quiet this night--too quiet for a brooding man-god named Hercules!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Champions [Hercules; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]]; Darkstar; Swarm [Fritz Von Meyer] (villain; introduction); Ivan Petrovich
Synopsis
Hercules and Iceman are attacked by the security system in the Champions headquarters. Ghost Rider, Black Widow, and Darkstar are attacked by Swarm.
Reprints
Keywords
Los Angeles; Santa Monica Bay

Indexer Notes

Iceman dons a newly designed costume.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Alan Doll, Jane Daley Witten, Rick Hutchins, (Unknown), Peter Eicher

Spider-Man and Madam Web! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Invasion!
    The Champions
  2. 1. The Creature Called...Swarm!
    The Champions
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Cables of Champions
  4. 3. Spider-Man and Madam Web!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
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