(October 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD; 0.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1975-07-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Len Wein (credited) (editor); Irene Vartanoff (reprint editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the Comic Reader #120.

This Is the Day the World Dies! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Titan
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Wilson and Giacoia credits addded by Nick Caputo (January 2011).

Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[V-559]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
John Cartwright; Titan
Synopsis
John Cartwright, an auto executive, pretends to betray the human race to the invaders from Atlantis.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

cover story

Buried Alive! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An unscrupulous mine owner alienates his son by his immoral business practices, and the son is later killed in one of his family's unsafe mines.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credited as a reprint from Tales to Astound You #1, which does not exist. Story is from Men's Adventures # 24, November 1953. Info culled from Atlas Tales.

Marvel Treasury Editions (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Marvel Comic Con 1975! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

A Switch in Time! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Karl Kargon
Synopsis
In the year 2050 a prisoner reads about the invention of a time machine and so breaks jail to return to the past to rub out the one witness to his crime. However, as he attempts to assault the man, he realizes that he has been rendered intangible like a ghost so as to be unable to effect any change in the course of events.
Reprints

The King Is Back! 'Nuff Said! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

It's Never too Late to Join..FOOM! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Is the Day the World Dies!
  2. 1. Titan, the Amphibian from Atlantis!
  3. 2. Buried Alive!
  4. 3. Marvel Treasury Editions
  5. 4. Marvel Comic Con 1975!
  6. 5. A Switch in Time!
  7. 6. The King Is Back! 'Nuff Said!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. It's Never too Late to Join..FOOM!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Steve Jenner
  • Phil Owens
  • Jim Van Dore