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Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 1
    • 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1231111001
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2043315016
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #0901609002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #45E338-008
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    • 1" spine split from base of comic.

    Giant-size issue; 1st appearance and origin of the Defenders (featuring Sub-Mariner, Hulk, and Doctor Strange). Cover by Neal Adams. "The Day of the Defenders!," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Bill Everett; The Defenders must stop Yandroth from destroying the Earth with the Omegatron. "The Sub-Mariner and the Icebergs" featuring Namora, Tha-Korr, and Byrrah, script and art by Bill Everett. "The Return!," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Giacoia; Stephen Strange becomes Doctor Strange again to stop Baron Mordo. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 2
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1621594004
    • 1" spine split from the bottom. Cover detached at one staple. Residue.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1029322008
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #0098459011
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0239882005
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    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    Giant-size issue. 2nd appearance of the Defenders. Cover pencils by John Buscema and John Romita (alterations), inks by Frank Giacoia and John Romita (alterations). "Nightmare On Bald Mountain!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Sal Buscema; Dr. Strange, Hulk and Namor travel to Rutland, VT to stop a cult from releasing Dormammu into our dimension. "The Hidden World" featuring Betty Dean, Namora, and Princess Fen, script and art by Bill Everett. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 3
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1621594005
    • Oxidation.
    • Water damage.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497308005
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ralph Reese. "A Titan Walks Among Us!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Bill Everett; Alien conqueror Xemnu uses his mental powers, broadcast through a kids' television show, to try and enslave mankind; The combined forces of the Defenders must rise to stop him. Xemnu the Titan previously appeared in Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 1971 series) #11 and #14, reprints of Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #62 and #66. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 4
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1621594006
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    Re-introduction of Ant-Man (1st appearance since 1960s) in "The Incredible Shrinking Doom!" Guest-starring Ant-Man and Peter Parker. Script by Mike Friedrich. Art by Herb Trimpe. Cover by Herb Trimpe. The Ant-Man is back! And working on a new experimental drug with a university research assistant…Peter Parker! But the duo's science project is put on hold when low-life thugs kidnap Billy Connors! The son of fellow researcher, Dr. Curt Connors (aka the Lizard)! Hank and Peter are outraged and vow to save Billy! So Ant-Man, Aunt May's nephew, and Hank's dog, Orkie, embark on a rescue mission to Eagleneck Point! However, these kidnappers are tough and push Hank Pym to the brink! Ant-Man needs help! And fortunately, there's a web-slinger close by! Retelling of Hank Pym's origin. Cameo appearances by Spider-Man and Martha Connors. Flashback cameos by Hawkeye and the Wasp. (Notes: This issue begins a seven-issue run in the Marvel Feature title featuring the Astonishing Ant-Man. These stories took place during Hank Pym's time away from the Avengers in the early 1970's. Ant-Man previously appeared in Incredible Hulk 154.) 32 page Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 5
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1621594007
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1620461024

    "Fear's the Way He Dies!" Guest-starring Ant-Man. Script by Mike Friedrich. Art by Herb Trimpe. Cover by Herb Trimpe. During the rescue mission last issue, Hank Pym was injected with a virus by the kidnappers! And now his body is stuck at three inches tall! After escaping a hungry hawk, the diminutive Ant-Man stumbles into a junkyard and into his long-time foe, Egghead! Why is Egghead chasing his niece, Trish Starr? Because the deranged genius has a devious plan to steal her mind! Once Egghead captures Trish and begins to siphon her intelligence, the situation looks grim. But the ant-like avenger fights on! Can the Astonishing Ant-Man snatch victory from the jaws of defeat? Or will Trish Starr meet a horrible fate? An excellent issue! First appearance of Trish Starr. Cameo appearance by the Wasp. (Notes: Egghead previously appeared in Avengers (1st series) 65. Hank Pym, Trish Starr, and Egghead cross paths again in Giant-Size Defenders 4 and then years later in the classic Avengers 217. This issue includes a full-page ad for Marvel Super-Heroes 32 and Where Monsters Dwell 17.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 6
    • Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1257693012

    "Hellstorm!" Guest-starring Ant-Man and the Wasp. Script by Mike Friedrich. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Mike Trimpe. Cover by Herb Trimpe. Hank Pym finally makes it back home! And just in time to discover his wife passed out on the floor! What happened to Janet? Unfortunately, there's not much time for answers once the Whirlwind attacks! Ant-Man and the Wasp successfully repel the mutant speedster twice, but during the second encounter their house catches on fire! With both tiny avengers still stuck at miniature size, the battle to escape their burning home becomes more dangerous than fighting the Whirlwind! Will Hank and Janet reach safety before everything goes up in flames? (Notes: The Whirlwind previously appeared in Avengers 83. The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Mike Barr.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 7
    • Staple rust.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #1257693013

    "Paranoia is the Para-Man!" Starring Ant-Man and the Wasp. Script by Mike Friedrich. Pencils by Craig Russell. Inks by Dan Adkins and Mark Kersey. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott. It's an off-beat tale as Ant-Man and the Wasp (both still stuck at insect-size) are captured by an eccentric man and his robotic creation, Para-Man! But oddly enough, it's the robot who is calling the shots, and thus the parameters are set! It's the Pyms versus Para-Man! Also features a letter to the editor from comics writer David Michelinie. 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 8
    • .5" spine split.

    "Prelude to Disaster!" Guest-starring Ant-Man and the Wasp. Script by Mike Friedrich. Pencils by Craig Russell and Jim Starlin. Inks by Jimmy Janes. Cover by Jim Starlin and Mike Esposito. At the end of last issue, Janet Pym was transformed from her normal self into a grotesque-looking wasp! And now she's in hot pursuit of Ant-Man! As Henry Pym scampers away from his mutated wife, his mind wonders back to how it all began in Tales to Astonish 44. (Notes: This issue features 3 pages of new art. The remainder of the issue reprints Tales to Astonish 44 the origin of the Wasp. Script by Ernie Hart. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Don Heck.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 9
    • 1/4" Spine split from top of comic.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached.
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    • Label #978-AB-007

    "The Killer Is My Wife!"  Starring the Ant-Man and the Wasp.  Script by Mike Friedrich.  Pencils by Craig Russell.  Inks by Frank Bolle.  Cover by Craig Russell and Jack Abel.  Ant-Man is trapped at ant-size, and to make matters worse, he has two baddies to battle: his own wife, who has mutated into a killer wasp, and one mean tabby cat! Also features the first appearance of Doctor Nemesis. Cameo appearances by Iron Man, David Cannon (aka Whirlwind), and Bill Foster. 32 pages.  Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 10
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "Ant-Man No More!"  Guest-starring Ant-Man and the Wasp.  Script by Mike Friedrich.  Pencils by Craig Russell.  Inks by Frank Chiaramonte.  Cover by Craig Russell and Frank Giacoia.  Hank Pym has a brand new nemesis! Doctor Nemesis! After the good doctor saved Ant-Man and the Wasp from the ferocious feline last issue, it appeared that he might be a friend! But unfortunately he is definitely a foe! And now Dr. Nemesis wants Ant-Man to join him in a raid on Avengers Mansion! Or he will kill Janet! Left with no other options, Hank Pym infiltrates his old stomping ground with his devious blackmailer in tow! Is Doctor Nemesis setting a trap for the Avengers? Or is Ant-Man actually setting a trap for Doctor Nemesis? Cameo appearances by the Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, and the Vision. Flashback cameos by Egghead and Whirlwind. First reprinted story: "The Itch" Art by Al Hartley. Originally published in Mystic 35 in 1955. Second reprinted story: "Hiding Place" Art by Tony DiPreta. Originally published in Mystic 14 in 1952. (Notes:  This issue completes the seven-issue run in the Marvel Feature title featuring Hank Pym as the Astonishing Ant-Man. The Wasp and Ant-Man appear next in Captain Marvel 35 & 37. They return to Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers 137.)  32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 11
    • Paper: White
    • Pedigree: Western Penn
    • Western Penn.
    • Label #0288388014
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1571256014

    Cover inks by John Romita. "Cry: Monster!", script by Len Wein, pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Hulk and the Thing are transported to a ghost town in the New Mexico desert to be pitted against one another in combat by the Leader and Kurrgo. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Marvel Feature (1971 1st Series) 12
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    • Label #0004125015
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #0952744006
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    "The Bite of the Blood Brothers!" Guest-starring the Thing and Iron Man. Script by Mike Friedrich. Pencils by Jim Starlin. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jim Starlin and John Romita. Ben Grimm is stranded in the Arizona desert after his battle against the Leader last issue! And looking for anyone or anything that can help him return home! In a stroke of luck, the golden avenger streaks overhead! But Shell-Head doesn't stop for Ben, he flies on to an abandoned military base! In a matter of minutes though, Iron Man will regret not stopping to pick up the strongest member of the Fantastic Four! Because far across the universe on Titan, Thanos commands the Blood Brothers to ambush the golden avenger! And just like that…the twin galactic vampires pounce on the unsuspecting Shell-Head! Fortunately for Tony Stark's alter-ego, the Thing eventually reaches Thanos' old base…and the rock'em sock'em battle erupts! The Invincible Iron Man and the blue-eyed idol of millions vs. the savage Blood Brothers! It's clobberin' time! Cameo appearances by Eros, Mentor, and Death. Flashback cameos by Drax the Destroyer and the Controller. (Notes: This issue is part of the classic Thanos storyline that ran though Captain Marvel 25-33. From a continuity standpoint, this story fits in and around Captain Marvel 30. The Blood Brothers previously appeared in the landmark Iron Man 55. The bloodthirsty brothers return in Iron Man 88. The Avengers visit Thanos' Arizona installation years later in Avengers 252. This is the final issue of the Marvel Feature 1st series. The letters page indicates that there was going to be a 13th issue featuring the Thing and the Man-Thing, but that story actually became the 1st issue of the Marvel Two-in-One series. This issue was reprinted in the Life of Captain Marvel limited series published in 1985.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.