Marvels #1 [Direct Edition]
(January 1994)

Marvel, 1994 Series
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Volume
1
Price
5.95 USD; 7.50 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606027866 00111
Editing
Marcus McLaurin; Spencer Lamm (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvels / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
Joe Kaufman (cover design, logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]
Reprints

Marvels Book One: "A Time of Marvels" (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross
Inks
Alex Ross
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page and credits of the comic-book. Includes a detail from the page 38, panel 3 of the main story.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia of the comic-book.

[Marvels Book One: "A Time of Marvels"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Marvels / comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
Richard Starkings; John Gaushell; Comicraft

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was fire in '39.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phil Sheldon (introduction); Doris Sheldon (introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Prof. Phineas T. Horton; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Angel [Tom Hallaway] (cameo); Betty Dean; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes (cameo); Popeye; Nick Fury; Willie Lumpkin; Toro (cameo); The Vision [Aarkus] (cameo); Black Marvel [Dan Lyons] (cameo); Black Widow [Claire Voyant] (cameo); Blazing Skull [Mark Todd] (cameo); Destroyer [Keen Marlow] (cameo); Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs] (cameo)
Synopsis
The origin of the Human Torch and the first apperances of Captain America and Namor, told primarily through the eyes of photographer Phil Sheldon.
Reprints
Keywords
Manhattan; World War II

Indexer Notes

Events occur during the late 1930's to early 1940's.

Next Issue: "Monsters" (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvels
  2. 1. Marvels Book One: "A Time of Marvels"
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [Marvels Book One: "A Time of Marvels"]
    Marvels
  5. 4. Next Issue: "Monsters"
  6. 5. ["The bystanders had seen the stories in the paper..."]
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