(Winter 1980)

Marvel, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
four times a year
On-sale date
1980
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [plain text]
Barcode
0714860262004
Editing
Stan Lee; Archie Goodwin; Roy Thomas; 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

Letterers: Michael Higgins, Jim Novak, Rick Parker, and Irv Watanabe.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
Mike Kaluta (signed)

Indexer Notes

Kaluta's title for his cover is 'In the Twinkling of an Eye,' created in 1977.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents page with illustrations from stories and indicia information.

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

Overview / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Textpiece on contributors to Epic Illustrated with Company credits on left third of first page.

Metamorphosis Odyssey (Table of Contents: 3)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introductory text for the next sequence.

Delloran Revisited (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter VII) (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vanth Dreadstar; Aknaton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit from reprint.

The Art of Shotaro Ishimori (Table of Contents: 5)

Portfolio / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Pelc; Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Shotaro Ishimori
Inks
Shotaro Ishimori
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

A Tale of Elric of Melnibone (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text for the next sequence.

The Dreaming City (Part II) (Table of Contents: 7)

Elric Of Melnibone / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
P. Craig Russell
Inks
P. Craig Russell
Colors
P. Craig Russell
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Michael Moorcock adaptation.

Stalking the Great Graphic Dream (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Neal Adams; Michael Golden; Ed Davis
Inks
Neal Adams; Michael Golden; Ed Davis
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Textpiece with art by Neal Adams, Michael Golden and Ed Davis.

Introduction to Almuric (Table of Contents: 9)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introductory text to the next sequence.

Episode Three (Table of Contents: 10)

Almuric / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Tim Conrad (signed)
Inks
Tim Conrad
Colors
Tim Conrad
Letters
?

Characters
Almuric
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Robert E Howard adaptation.

Elephant Grass (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Hempel
Pencils
Marc Hempel (signed)
Inks
Marc Hempel
Colors
Marc Hempel
Letters
?

Reprints

Retrospect (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
B. K. Taylor
Pencils
James Fox
Inks
James Fox
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Feedback / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Paul Gulacy
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ed Schultheis, Michael R. Clary, Michael McCarthy, Glenn Dressler and Mark Pennington.
Includes small black and white image of the cover of issue #3.

Survivors (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kirchner
Pencils
Paul Kirchner
Inks
Paul Kirchner

Reprints

Solar Plexus (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Veitch
Pencils
Rick Veitch (signed)
Inks
Rick Veitch
Colors
Rick Veitch
Letters
?

Reprints

Sleeping Dogs (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Harlan Ellison
Pencils
Ken Steacy (signed)
Inks
Ken Steacy
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Harlan Ellison's prose short story of the same name, one of Ellison's "Earth-Kyba War" series of short stories.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Overview
  4. 3. Metamorphosis Odyssey
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  5. 4. Delloran Revisited (Metamorphosis Odyssey Chapter VII)
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  6. 5. The Art of Shotaro Ishimori
    Portfolio
  7. 6. A Tale of Elric of Melnibone
  8. 7. The Dreaming City (Part II)
    Elric Of Melnibone
  9. 8. Stalking the Great Graphic Dream
  10. 9. Introduction to Almuric
  11. 10. Episode Three
    Almuric
  12. 11. Elephant Grass
  13. 12. Retrospect
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Feedback
  15. 14. Survivors
  16. 15. Solar Plexus
  17. 16. Sleeping Dogs
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Shad Z. Daly
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Van der V. Kevin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Tony R. Rose