(July 1983)

Marvel, 1982 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing:
Al Milgrom; Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
coated stock cover and interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
J. J. Birch [as Brozowski] (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
B. L. Zeebub; Man-Thing; Nicholas Eblis
Keywords:
monsters

["Boy, am I bushed!"] (Table of Contents: 1)

Editori-Al / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Al Milgrom

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Introductory story and indicia.

Rock 'n' Soul! (Table of Contents: 2)

Man-Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils:
J. J. Birch [as J. J. Brozowski]
Inks:
Gray Morrow (finishes)
Colors:
J.J. Birch [as Brozowski]
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
the Blatt twins; B. L. Zeebub (demon); the Bronx Bombers (also as Brimstone, rock 'n' roll band) [Dickie; Jason; 'Stix'; Wally Marcus]; Howard the Duck (in a vision); Man-Thing; Nicholas Eblis (demon)
Keywords:
monsters

Mowgli's Brothers (Table of Contents: 3)

The Jungle Book / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudyard Kipling (original story); Gil Kane (adaptation)
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Akela (wolf); Bagheera (panther); Mowgli; Shere Khan (tiger)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.

The Butch Guice Portfolio (Table of Contents: 4)

Wolverine / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Inks:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine

["Did someone say "cheesecake?!?""] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shadowcat / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jackson Guice ?
Pencils:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Inks:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jackson Guice

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Garfield (stuffed toy); Kitty Pryde [a.k.a. Shadowcat]

Indexer Notes

A book at Kitty's feet reads: "Hey Chris [Claremont], Does this get me the job after Paul l[eaves] the X-Men[?] Geeze, I h[ope] so! Well [...]".

["--holy mutha, spittin' sweet Christmas..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Power Man and Iron Fist / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Inks:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jackson Guice

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Fist; Power Man

[Crouching Gorgon] (Table of Contents: 7)

Gorgon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Inks:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gorgon
Reprints:

[Howard the Spaceduck] (Table of Contents: 8)

Howard the Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Inks:
Jackson Guice [as Butch Guice] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Howard the Duck (in a spacesuit)

["So who is this Captain America guy, anyway?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Shooter's Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (panels); Alan Weiss (panel)
Inks:
? (panels); Dan Green (panel)
Colors:
? (panels)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain America; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Molecule Man; the Sub-Mariner; Thor; Tigra [all in reprinted panels]

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Next: Black Widow (Table of Contents: 10)

Black Widow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom [as AM] (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom [as AM] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Widow
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. ["Boy, am I bushed!"]
    Editori-Al
  3. 2. Rock 'n' Soul!
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Mowgli's Brothers
    The Jungle Book
  5. 4. The Butch Guice Portfolio
    Wolverine
  6. 5. ["Did someone say "cheesecake?!?""]
    Shadowcat
  7. 6. ["--holy mutha, spittin' sweet Christmas..."]
    Power Man and Iron Fist
  8. 7. [Crouching Gorgon]
    Gorgon
  9. 8. [Howard the Spaceduck]
    Howard the Duck
  10. 9. ["So who is this Captain America guy, anyway?"]
    Shooter's Page
  11. 10. Next: Black Widow
    Black Widow
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