(April 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

I Brought the Roc to Life!! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Roc
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Man and woman redrawn by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

I Brought the Roc to Life! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
[V-267]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Roc; John Avery; Anne Avery
Synopsis
Two newlyweds in Egypt uncover a huge egg in the sand that hatches into the Roc in the warm sunlight.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two parts: an untitled part one (6 pp) and part two—"The Roc Lives Again!" (7 pp).

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

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

One Last Wish! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Don Heck (host)
Synopsis
Jay High is a petty crook who dies fleeing from the police. Before his death he gave his mother a strange talisman he brought back from Viet Nam, and she uses it to wish he could return, but his father wishes that he return to the grave before they can see him.

Indexer Notes

Plot taken from the 1902 short story "The Monkey's Paw" by W. W. Jacobs (uncredited).

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Wondrous Words of Wit and Wisdom with Which to Waste Some Time! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Brought the Roc to Life!!
  2. 1. I Brought the Roc to Life!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. One Last Wish!
  5. 4. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. Wondrous Words of Wit and Wisdom with Which to Waste Some Time!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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