(December 1984)

Marvel, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.50 USD; 3.00 CAD; 1.50 GBP
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode
0714860262012
Editing
Stan Lee; Archie Goodwin; Jo Duffy; Laurie Sutton; Margaret Clark
Color
Color cover; Black and White and Color interior
Dimensions
Magazine size
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Clyde Caldwell (signed, painted)
Inks
Clyde Caldwell (signed, painted)
Colors
Clyde Caldwell (signed, painted)
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents and indicia information page with 4 small illustrations from story sequences.

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

Overview / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Notes on stories & contributors to this issue.

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

Bookview / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jo Duffy
Letters
typeset

Duet (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jan Strnad
Pencils
Neal McPheeters (signed)
Inks
Neal McPheeters
Colors
Neal McPheeters
Letters
?

Reprints

Castles (Table of Contents: 5)

Review / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
David Day
Pencils
Alan Lee
Inks
Alan Lee
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text piece with Alan Lee art for the Bantam Books title "Castles".

Who Is Groo? (Table of Contents: 6)

Preview / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Evanier
Pencils
Sergio Aragones
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Letters
typeset

Characters
Groo the Wanderer

Indexer Notes

Illustrated introductory text piece with Sergio Aragones art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Groo the Wanderer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sergio Aragones (co-plot); Mark Evanier (co-plot & dialogue)
Pencils
Sergio Aragones (signed)
Inks
Sergio Aragones
Colors
Tom Luth
Letters
Stan Sakai

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The one victorious in battle is the smartest, strongest warrior.
Genre
sword and sorcery; humor
Characters
Groo the Wanderer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Division of writing credit from Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, September 2009.

Corporate Wars (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Saenz
Pencils
Mike Saenz
Inks
Mike Saenz
Colors
Mike Saenz
Letters
?

Reprints

Introduction to Cobalt 60 (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Bode
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Cobalt 60 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Vaughn Bode
Pencils
Vaughn Bode (signed)
Inks
Vaughn Bode
Letters
Vaughn Bode
Editing
?

Characters
Cobalt 60
Reprints
  • from Witzend ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cobalt-60 / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Todd
Pencils
Mark Bode (signed)
Inks
Mark Bode
Colors
Mark Bode
Letters
Mark Bode

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cobalt-60

Relic (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dedicated to the Memory of Roy G. Krenkel.

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

Futureview / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Robert Tebbel; Martha Thomases
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Fire's Kin (Table of Contents: 14)

A Morrigan Tale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elaine Lee (signed)
Pencils
Charles Vess (signed)
Inks
Charles Vess
Colors
Charles Vess
Letters
Charles Vess

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first page was used for an Epic Illustrated subscription advertisement.

And All the King's Men... Chapter III (Table of Contents: 15)

Toadswart / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Tim Conrad
Pencils
Tim Conrad
Inks
Tim Conrad
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mediaview / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dennis O'Neil
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lousy summer for movies.

The Shadows in the Stone (Chapter Two) (Table of Contents: 17)

The Last Galactus Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Feedback / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Barry Dutter, Matt Lesniak, Gary Kimber and J. Brausch.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Overview
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bookview
  5. 4. Duet
  6. 5. Castles
    Review
  7. 6. Who Is Groo?
    Preview
  8. 7. ["The one victorious in battle is the smartest, strongest warrior."]
    Groo the Wanderer
  9. 8. Corporate Wars
  10. 9. Introduction to Cobalt 60
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Cobalt 60
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Cobalt-60
  13. 12. Relic
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Futureview
  15. 14. Fire's Kin
    A Morrigan Tale
  16. 15. And All the King's Men... Chapter III
    Toadswart
  17. 16. ["Lousy summer for movies."]
    Mediaview
  18. 17. The Shadows in the Stone (Chapter Two)
    The Last Galactus Story
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Feedback
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