(December 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
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

Return of the Titan! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Xemnu
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo, June 2016. Romita signature is on the original art but Nick suspects that is either an error or Romita produced the cover preliminary.

The Return of the Titan! (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

Job Number
[V-97]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Titan [Xemnu]; Joe Harper
Synopsis
The Titan returns from space and takes over a small town to get revenge on the human that defeated him. This human tracks him down and uses a mirror to turn the alien’s hypnotic powers back on him and destroy him.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Return of the Hulk!" Title and name of main character changed to avoid confusion with the far more popular Hulk. This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 7 pp).

The Gypsy's Revenge! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-353
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Monk Morgan
Synopsis
An American criminal robs an old gypsy man, ignoring his pleas and curses. When he returns to the United States he sees a fortune teller at a circus, and finds the tent suspended in the void, with the fortune teller revealed as the old man.
Reprints

The Speed Demon (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Speedy Simms
Synopsis
Speedy Sims raced his car so recklessly he is doomed to race around the rings of Saturn forever.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

I Was Trapped by the Mole Men! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
T-927
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dan; Casey (only appearance for both)
Synopsis
A subway train full of people goes missing underground. A brash young cop finds that it has been taken by a subterranean race and violently rescues the train. He is shocked to discover that the mysterious people were benevolent, and that he has ruined a golden opportunity to gain knowledge.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Voice from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-283
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
A space pilot landing on an asteroid is perplexed by a voice from nowhere pleading for help, but he realizes that the asteroid itself is the source of the voice.
Reprints

The Man Who Played Dead! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-596
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A midget disguises himself as a dummy to gain access to homes to rob them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of the Titan!
  2. 1. The Return of the Titan!
  3. 2. The Gypsy's Revenge!
  4. 3. The Speed Demon
  5. 4. I Was Trapped by the Mole Men!
  6. 5. The Voice from Nowhere!
  7. 6. The Man Who Played Dead!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Jason Crosby
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dwayne Best