(1978)

Simon and Schuster, 1978 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
6.95 USD
Pages
260
On-sale date
1978
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Brand
A Fireside Book
ISBN
0-671-24391-8 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Linda Sunshine (uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
7" x 10"
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

First printing. Copyright 1978 by Marvel Comics Group. A Division of Cadence Industries Corporation.
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data numbers: PN6726.L4 741.5'973 78-12877.
Manufactured in the United States of America.

Hardcover edition exits? ISBN for hardcover listed as 0-671-24544-9.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (painting)
Inks
John Romita (painting)
Colors
John Romita (painting)
Letters
?

Characters
Hulk; the Thing; Dr. Strange; Spider-Man; Silver Surfer

Preface (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

The Hulk vs. the Thing (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
the Thing; Hulk; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Invisible Girl
Reprints

The Hulk vs. the Thing (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Alicia Masters; the Hulk; Capt. America; Iron Man; Thor; Rick Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

The Avengers Take Over (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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The Avengers Take Over! (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Thing; the Hulk; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Rick Jones; Giant Man; Capt. America; Thor; Iron Man
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Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

In Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Warlord Krang; Lady Dorma; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson
Synopsis
Namor hires Franklin and Murdock to sue the human race on his behalf. When this doesn't work, he gets himself arrested so he can have his day in court. Realizing humanity won't listen, the Sub-Mariner goes on a rampage which brings Daredevil into the (hopeless) fray. Namor returns to the sea out of respect for DD and to stop Krang from taking over Atlantis.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Daredevil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil; Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents: 9)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner; Krang; Dorma; karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Daredevil;
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Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

Beware of the Blob (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Characters
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]]; Blob [Fred Dukes]
Synopsis
Professor X detects a new mutant and sends the X-Men to investigate. They arrive at a carnival and encounter the Blob, a very fat sideshow attraction who can bounce bullets off of his malleable hide as well as anchor himself to the earth and become immovable. The X-Men bring him back to the mansion as a potential member but the Blob spurns their invitation and returns to the carnival. Realizing that the Blob knows their secret, the X-Men lure him back to the mansion where Xavier wipes his memory.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blob; X-Men [Angel; Cyclops; Beast; Iceman; Marvel Girl]
Reprints

Beware of the Blob! (Table of Contents: 12)

X-Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angel; Cyclops; Prof. X; Beast; Iceman; Marvel Girl; Blob
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Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

The Silver Surfer (Table of Contents: 13)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Silver Surfer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Thor
Reprints

The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny! (Table of Contents: 15)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Silver Surfer; GUESTS: Thor; Odin; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Warriors Three--Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg; VILLAIN: Loki; CAMEOS: Hulk; The Thing; Tomazooma The Living Totem; Hercules; Zeus; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Shalla Bal; Mephisto; Galactus
Synopsis
Loki tries to deceive the Surfer into helping him take down his brother, Thor, god of thunder. After a short battle with Thor, the Silver Surfer suspects that everything is not quite what it seems, but before he has a chance to talk to Thor, Loki teleports the Surfer back to Earth.
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Keywords
Asgard; Bifrost

Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

Battling the Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents: 16)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Iron Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Disaster! (Table of Contents: 18)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Dorma; Krang; Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

When Fall the Mighty (Table of Contents: 19)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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When Fall the Mighty! (Table of Contents: 20)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Jack Abel [as Gary Michaels]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Sub-Mariner; Pepper Potts
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Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

The Power of Iron Man (Table of Contents: 21)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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The Power of Iron Man! (Table of Contents: 22)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Roy Thomas (script)
Pencils
Gene Colan (pp 1,2); Jack Kirby (pp 3-12)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Synopsis
Namor and Iron Man beat up on each other. Namor abandons the battle when he spots the battle cruiser of Krang floating the water nearby.
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Indexer Notes

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Dormammu Is Watching (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Doctor Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Dormammu; Baron Mordo
Reprints

Beware..! Dormammu Is Watching! (Table of Contents: 25)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Ancient One; Baron Mordo; Dormammu; Clea
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The Pincers of Power (Table of Contents: 26)

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Script
Stan Lee
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The Pincers of Power (Table of Contents: 27)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Dormammu; Clea; Ancient One; Mindless Ones; Baron Mordo
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Indexer Notes

Original presentation edited by Stan Lee

Let There Be Victory (Table of Contents: 28)

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Stan Lee
Letters
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Let There Be Victory! (Table of Contents: 29)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dormamm; Dr. Strange; Baron Mordo; Ancient One; Clea
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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Mission: Crush the Kingpin (Table of Contents: 30)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Kingpin
Reprints

Mission: Crush the Kingpin! (Table of Contents: 32)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (layouts); Jim Mooney (pencils)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Kingpin; J. Jonah Jameson; Capt. Stacy; Joe Robertson; Randy Robertson; Gwen Stacy
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Epilogue (Table of Contents: 33)

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Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Stan Lee

Indexer Notes

Back cover includes a photograph of Stan Lee.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Preface
  3. 2. The Hulk vs. the Thing
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Hulk vs. the Thing
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. The Avengers Take Over
  7. 6. The Avengers Take Over!
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. In Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  10. 9. Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner!
    Daredevil
  11. 10. Beware of the Blob
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  13. 12. Beware of the Blob!
    X-Men
  14. 13. The Silver Surfer
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Silver Surfer
  16. 15. The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny!
    Silver Surfer
  17. 16. Battling the Sub-Mariner
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Iron Man
  19. 18. Disaster!
    Iron Man
  20. 19. When Fall the Mighty
  21. 20. When Fall the Mighty!
    Iron Man
  22. 21. The Power of Iron Man
  23. 22. The Power of Iron Man!
    Sub-Mariner
  24. 23. Dormammu Is Watching
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Strange
  26. 25. Beware..! Dormammu Is Watching!
    Dr. Strange
  27. 26. The Pincers of Power
  28. 27. The Pincers of Power
    Dr. Strange
  29. 28. Let There Be Victory
  30. 29. Let There Be Victory!
    Dr. Strange
  31. 30. Mission: Crush the Kingpin
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  33. 32. Mission: Crush the Kingpin!
    Spider-Man
  34. 33. Epilogue
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
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