(24 March 1973)

Marvel UK, 1973 Series
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Price
0.05 GBP
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management London Ltd.
Brand
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin; Steve Ditko (Hulk inset)
Inks
Al Milgrom ?; Frank Giacoia ?; Mike Esposito ?; Steve Ditko (Hulk inset)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Characters
Spider-Man; Green Goblin; Hulk; Thor

Indexer Notes

Possible Giacoia/Esposito inks on top portion. Info per Nick Caputo. Al Milgrom may have inked the bottom portion featuring Thor. Hulk inset taken from cover of Amazing Spider-Man #14.

The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
? (red and black)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-689
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only the merry Marvel madmen could have dreamed him up!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (introduction); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Enforcers [Montana [Jackson Brice]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]]; B. J. Cosmos (Movie Producer); Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Synopsis
The Green Goblin hires the Enforcers to help him defeat Spider-Man. To further his plan he convinces B.J. Cosmos to film a movie of Spider-Man fighting Goblin and the Enforcers in the desert. While filming, Goblin and the Enforcers attack Spider-Man and accidentally awaken the Hulk.
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Keywords
Cosmos Productions; flying broomstick; Midtown High; movie studio; New Mexico; Ritz Plaza Hotel

Indexer Notes

Some pages in black and white.

The Vengeance of Loki! (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; Larry Lieber
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko
Inks
Dick Ayers; Steve Ditko
Colors
? (red and black)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
[V-998]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again, Loki, most dangerous of the Norse gods, returns to give the mighty Thor his greatest challenge!!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Loki; Jane Foster; Odin (cameo); Heimdall (cameo)
Synopsis
Loki discovers Thor’s secret identity and separates him from his hammer, forcing him to remain a human. Loki torments humanity, but Dr. Blake tricks him into allowing him to regain the hammer and become Thor, defeating Loki and returning him to Asgard.
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Indexer Notes

Page 13 of this story, seen at Heritage Auctions, revealed a stat under panel 5 with Jack Kirby's original drawing. Stan Lee likely requested a correction which was drawn by Steve Ditko. Information per Nick Caputo's blog: https://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2012/01/journey-into-minutiae-undocumente…
Job number revealed on original art.

Some pages are black and white, back cover is full colour.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Vengeance of Loki!
    Thor
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