(Spring 1980)

Marvel, 1980 Series
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
four times a year
On-sale date
1980-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [plain text]
Barcode
0714860262001
Editing
Stan Lee; Archie Goodwin; Richard Marschall; Maggie Thompson; Don Thompson
Color
Color cover; Black and White and Color interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

Letterers: John Costanza, Jim Novak, Tom Orzechowski, Rick Parker, Irv Watanabe.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Colors
Frank Frazetta (signed / painted)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Frank Frazetta published this painting as a poster titled “Seven Romans.”

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents listing with panels for some stories and indicia information.

The Next Plateau (Table of Contents: 2)

Editorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
? (photograph of Stan Lee)
Inks
? (photograph of Stan Lee)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial text with photograph of Stan Lee and Company credits on left third of page.

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

Feedback / text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For our premiere issue, ...

Indexer Notes

Feedback comments on Epic Illustrated from Neal Adams, Ray Bradbury, George Pal, Joseph Stefano and Ian Summers.

The Answer (Table of Contents: 4)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Rudy Nebres
Colors
Rick Veitch
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Galactus
Synopsis
The Surfer tries to fly past the edge of the universe to find the ultimate answer.
Reprints

Homespun (Table of Contents: 5)

Elfquest / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Wendy Pini
Pencils
Wendy Pini
Inks
Wendy Pini
Colors
Wendy Pini
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Petalwing; Selah; Malak; Olbar
Synopsis
Selah defies her father, Olbar, to be with Malak.
Reprints

Aware (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Leopoldo Duranona
Pencils
Leopoldo Duranona
Inks
Leopoldo Duranona
Colors
Leopoldo Duranona
Letters
?

Reprints

For the Next 60 Seconds (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Larkin
Pencils
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Inks
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Colors
Bob Larkin (signed / painted)
Letters
?

Reprints

Aknaton (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter I) (Table of Contents: 8)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James P. Starlin
Pencils
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks
James P. Starlin
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Aknaton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Lullabye of Bedlam (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Rue
Pencils
Ray Rue
Inks
Ray Rue
Colors
Ray Rue
Letters
?

Reprints

Elfspire (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
John Poscik
Pencils
Thomas Blackshear
Inks
Thomas Blackshear
Colors
Thomas Blackshear
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Preview excerpt of an illustrated text story.

History of Human Absurdity Part 1 (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mirko Ilic
Pencils
Mirko Ilic (signed)
Inks
Mirko Ilic
Letters
?

The Victor (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mirko Ilic
Pencils
Mirko Ilic
Inks
Mirko Ilic
Letters
?

Shakti (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mirko Ilic
Pencils
Mirko Ilic (signed)
Inks
Mirko Ilic
Letters
typeset

Convert (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Colon
Pencils
Ernie Colon (signed)
Inks
Ernie Colon
Letters
?

Reprints

Heads (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Suydam
Pencils
Arthur Suydam
Inks
Arthur Suydam
Colors
Arthur Suydam
Letters
?

Reprints

Za! (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter II) (Table of Contents: 16)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
James P. Starlin
Pencils
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks
James P. Starlin
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Za; Aknaton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Juliet (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter III) (Table of Contents: 17)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
James P. Starlin
Pencils
James P. Starlin (signed)
Inks
James P. Starlin
Colors
James P. Starlin
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Juliet; Aknaton; Za
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

Detour (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Bush
Pencils
George Bush (signed / painted)
Inks
George Bush (signed / painted)
Colors
George Bush (signed / painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

Topaz (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Potts
Pencils
Carl Potts
Inks
Carl Potts
Colors
Carl Potts
Letters
?

Characters
Topaz
Reprints

Contributors (Table of Contents: 20)

Endgame / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Ray Rue; ? (photographs)
Inks
Ray Rue; ? (photographs)
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Faustine

Indexer Notes

Text piece on contributors to Epic Illustrated with photographs of Art Suydam and Ray Rue and small illustration of Faustine by Ray Rue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Next Plateau
    Editorial
  4. 3. ["For our premiere issue, ..."]
    Feedback
  5. 4. The Answer
    Silver Surfer
  6. 5. Homespun
    Elfquest
  7. 6. Aware
  8. 7. For the Next 60 Seconds
  9. 8. Aknaton (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter I)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  10. 9. Lullabye of Bedlam
  11. 10. Elfspire
  12. 11. History of Human Absurdity Part 1
  13. 12. The Victor
  14. 13. Shakti
  15. 14. Convert
  16. 15. Heads
  17. 16. Za! (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter II)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  18. 17. Juliet (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter III)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  19. 18. Detour
  20. 19. Topaz
  21. 20. Contributors
    Endgame
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • R. S. Martin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Tony R. Rose