(1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
Annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Editing
Marv Wolfman [as Marvin Wolfman] (credited)
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
tabloid
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Cover: "Special Collector's Edition / Savage Fists of Kung Fu"; Indicia: "Special Collector's Edition featuring Savage Fists of Kung Fu"; Spine: "Savage Fists of Kung Fu Special Collector's Edition."


Savage Fists of Kung Fu (Table of Contents)

Master of Kung Fu / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (Shang-Chi's face)
Inks
Dan Adkins; John Romita (Shang-Chi's face)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shang Chi; Iron Fist; Sons of the Tiger [Bob Diamond; Lin Sun; Abe Brown]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 2 pages (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
?

Synopsis
A gallery of covers reprinted from The Avengers (Marvel UK, 1973 series)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and inside back covers

The Master Plan of Fu Manchu (Table of Contents: 2)

Shang-Chi, Iron Fist, and Sons of Tiger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

prologue page

Chapter 1: Iron Fist (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Fist / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Frank McLaughlin
Inks
Crusty Bunkers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Iron Fist; Fu Manchu
Reprints

Chapter 2: The Sons of the Tiger (Table of Contents: 4)

The Sons of the Tiger / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; martial arts
Reprints

Chapter 3: The Hands of Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu (Table of Contents: 5)

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Mike Vosburg
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Shang Chi; Fu Manchu
Reprints

Epilogue (Table of Contents: 6)

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts
Reprints

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

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (credited); Alan Weiss (co-plot)
Pencils
Alan Weiss (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Al Wenzel (credited)
Letters
Dave Hunt

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hear nothing, miss. Perhaps the thieves have fled...
Genre
martial arts
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Weiss's co-plot credit from the Steve Englehart web site as reported by Darrel McCann (November 17, 2004).

Letters credit from the GCD index for the original publication.

The Sons of the Tiger (Table of Contents: 8)

The Sons of the Tiger / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Sons of the Tiger [Bob Diamond; Lin Sun; Abe Brown]; Master Kee; Silent Ones; Sui Ti Kama; ninjas
Synopsis
Ninjas attack and mortally wound Lin Sun's adoptive father and kung fu master, Kee. With his dying breath, Master Kee gives Lin some magic tiger jewelry made from jade, and asks him to recruit two former students, Abe Brown and Robert Diamond, in order to stop the assassins. The trail leads to a ninja school/opium den owned by Sui Ti Kama. The three friends, "the Sons of the Tiger", stop Sui Ti Kama, but he is just the pawn of a larger organization known as "the Silent Ones".
Reprints
Keywords
ninja; origin; San Fransisco

Indexer Notes

This is the origin story of the Sons of the Tiger.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart (plot and script)(credited); Jim Starlin (plot)
Pencils
Jim Starlin (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Tom Orzechowski (pages 2-19)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Enter, now, a world unlike any you have entered before --
Genre
martial arts
Characters
Fu Manchu; Cho Lin; Shang Chi
Synopsis
Master Cho Lin tests the 14-year old Shang Chi.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Starlin's co-plot credit from the Steve Englehart web site as reported by Darrel McCann (November 17, 2004).

Fu Manchu (Table of Contents: 10)

Shang-Chi / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Savage Fists of Kung Fu
    Master of Kung Fu
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Master Plan of Fu Manchu
    Shang-Chi, Iron Fist, and Sons of Tiger
  4. 3. Chapter 1: Iron Fist
    Iron Fist
  5. 4. Chapter 2: The Sons of the Tiger
    The Sons of the Tiger
  6. 5. Chapter 3: The Hands of Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu
    Master of Kung Fu
  7. 6. Epilogue
    Master of Kung Fu
  8. 7. ["I hear nothing, miss. Perhaps the thieves have fled..."]
    Master of Kung Fu
  9. 8. The Sons of the Tiger
    The Sons of the Tiger
  10. 9. ["Enter, now, a world unlike any you have entered before --"]
    Master of Kung Fu
  11. 10. Fu Manchu
    Shang-Chi
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Haglund
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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