Giant Size Marvel Triple Action (1975) comic books
- Staple rust.
- 1" spine split from the bottom.
- Staple rust.
Cover art by John Romita. All reprints: "Never Bug a Giant! (from Avengers #31), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia; Captain America, The Wasp and Hawkeye leave for South America to help Goliath; Meanwhile, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch realize how badly they like being Avengers and hope their powers return soon; Goliath and Prince Rey escape to Prince Rey's rebel hideout; He explains how the Keeper controls a powerful cobalt flame, capable of destroying the world; Goliath realizes Prince Rey only wants the flame for his own desires and leaves him; Goliath attacks the Keeper and gets captured. "The Verdict is: Death!" (from Daredevil #20), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; The Owl kidnaps Matt Murdock to be the defense attorney in a mock trial the fowlish fiend has set up for the judge who sent him to prison. "The World Beyond" (from Strange Tales #122), script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Weary from his struggles against the forces of the supernatural, Strange falls asleep, carelessly forgetting to cast a protective spell over himself, and becomes a prisoner of the Nightmare World!; Nightmare imprisons Strange, the only one who has ever defeated him, then says he looks forward to other victims; But Strange summons The Gulgol, a creature that never sleeps, and Nightmare begs Strange to stop it. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Trap." 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.
Final issue of the series. All reprints: "The Sign of the Serpent!" (from Avengers #32), script by Stan Lee, art by Don Heck; Captain America encourages Goliath to keep looking for a solution to his height-switching ability and finds a new assistant, Bill Foster; The Sons of the Serpent attack foreign people, including General Chen, the dictator of a communist country while he visits the UN; The Black Widow provides information to Hawkeye to prove herself to him. Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch discover they will regain their full powers; Bill Foster, being African-American, gets attacked by the Sons of the Serpent. "The Trap Is Sprung" (from Daredevil #21), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia, Dick Ayers, and Bill Everett; DD has to rescue himself and Judge Lewis from the Owl's giant mechanical owl. "The Challenge of Loki!" (from Strange Tales #123), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Steve Ditko, inks by George Roussos; Strange practices the art of levitation. Meanwhile, in faraway Asgard, home of the Norse Gods, Loki, God of Mischief, plots as always; He contacts Strange and tries to convince him that he is a prisoner of Thor, who is evil and deceiving his father; Strange uses a spell to take Thor's hammer, but on examining it, can sense no trace of evil; Realizing he's been had, Strange battles Loki, who later swears vengeance against the mage Captain Marvel stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Big Bang!!" 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.