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Special Marvel Edition (1971) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 1

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Joe Sinnott. Into the Blaze of Battle! starring Thor. To Kill a Thunder God! starring Thor and Loki; first appearance of the Destroyer and the Odinsleep. The Golden Apples!--Tales of Asgard; Asgardian version of Little Red Riding Hood. The Day of the Destroyer! starring Thor; first appearance of Ularic (Odin's royal warlock). Scripts by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Advertisement for Marvel Super-Hero 3-D statues from Marvelmania. Promo advertising Thor Special #3, Avengers Special #4 and The Incredible Hulk Special #3 using a reprint of their covers; pencils by Jack Kirby, Sal Buscema, and Herb Trimpe, inks by Chic Ston, Buscema, and Herb Trimpe. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.60) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Pedigree: Bowling Green
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Bowling Green.
    • Label #0721169005

    Cover art by Sal Buscema. With My Hammer In Hand...! starring Thor, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and Hawkeye. The Power! The Passion! The Pride! starring Thor and the Absorbing Man. The Secret of Sigurd!--Tales of Asgard. Where Mortals Fear To Tread! starring Thor and the Absorbing Man. Scripts by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Advertisement for a collection of six Marvel Artists Self-Portraits featuring Jim Steranko, Herb Trimpe, Gene Colan, John Romita, Jack Kirby and Buscema from Marvelmania. Stan's Soapbox by Stan Lee. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 3

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. While a Universe Trembles! starring Thor and Demon (first appearance). The Grandeur and the Glory! starring Thor and Demon. When Meet the Immortals! The Coming of Loki!--Tales of Asgard; part one of Loki's origin. Scripts by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Advertisement for Official Marvel Stationery from Marvelmania, includes a small reproduction of some of the pieces. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 4

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. Whom the Gods Would Destroy!; Thor and Hercules fight over Jane Foster; first appearance of Seidring the Merciless. A Viper In Our Midst!--Tales of Asgard; Loki aids a giant in escaping from the Asgardians. The Hammer and the Holocaust!; the weakened and defeated Thor returns to Asgard where he finds Seidring has taken over. Scripts by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Vince Colletta. 48 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 5

    Written by Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Cover by John Severin. Sgt. Fury and his Commandos are ordered to Italy where an army division is bottled up behind Massacre Mountain. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 6

    Written by Stan Lee, art by Dick Ayers and George Roussos. Cover by Herb Trimpe. Nick Fury and his commandos are ordered to capture a nazi scientist, Dr. Zemo, who has invented a "Death Ray. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 7

    Cover art by Dick Ayers. Mission: Capture Adolf Hitler!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; Sgt. Fury and the Howling Commandoes are sent deep into Germany to capture Adolph Hiter. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 8

    Cover art by John Severin. On To Okinawa!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; the Howling Commandoes are sent to Okinawa to rescue Colonel Parker from a Japanese prison. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 9

    Cover art by Dick Ayers. The Crackdown of Captain Flint, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by George Roussos; Sgt. Fury and the Howling Commandoes battle the Nazis. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 10

    Written by Stan Lee. Art by Dick Ayers and George Roussos. Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Fury and the Howlers are on a mission to locate a German missile launching base; During the mission, Dino deserts. Ad for the Marvel fan club FOOM (Friends of Ol' Marvel). Ad for the magazine Dracula Lives. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 11

    Written by Stan Lee. Art and cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. While on a mission in Germany, Captain America asks for the help of Sergeant Nick Fury and the Howling Commandos. 44 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 12

    Sgt. Fury reprint Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 13

    Written by Stan Lee. Art by Dick Ayers and Steve Ditko. Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Agent X calls for a strike against a Nazi gathering on the shores of Holland. The Howling Commandos get the mission but they must not trust Mayor Rooten. Ad for the first issue of Crazy Magazine featuring Nebbish blowing up Crazy Magazine #1, art by Marv Wolfman. Ad for the Marvel fan club FOOM (Friends of Ol' Marvel). 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #14
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 14

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. A Fortress in the Desert Stands!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Dick Ayers, inks by Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray]; A lone soldier warns the Allied commanders of a Nazi Super-Weapon hidden in the desert, but his message is cut short; the Howling Commandos are sent to North Africa to find out what the Nazis are building and to destroy it if possible. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 15
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1396880019
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Debris trapped inside slab.
    • Label #0016008012
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • 2" crack to bottom edge of slab and top edge label strip detached but present.
    • Label #0018114002
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.09) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0318530001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.55) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.30) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1401327016
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.51) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1212567017
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1212567018
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.07) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.42) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.68) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Written by Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin. Art and cover by Jim Starlin and Al Milgrom. Shang Chi, making his first appearance, is a master of martial arts and the son of Fu Manchu, a Chinese mandarin and scientist. Fu Manchu sends Shang Chi to England in order to assassinate the evil Dr. Petrie for the common good. Shang Chi reluctantly agrees, but after the deed is done he is confronted by Sir Denis Nayland Smith, a former British intelligence officer who tells him the truth about Fu Manchu; that he is a nearly immortal evil mastermind. Shang Chi travels back to his father's secret lair in New York and renounces him. Text articles by Roy Thomas and Englehart about the creation of Shang-Chi. Ad for Astonishing Tales #21. A brief obituary for Syd Shores. Ad for the Marvel fan club FOOM (Friends of Ol' Marvel). 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16
    Special Marvel Edition (1971) 16
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.36) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0066020024

    Final issue of the series. Story continues in Master of Kung Fu. Cover art by Jim Starlin. Midnight Brings Dark Death! starring Master of Kung Fu, script by Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin (co-plot), pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts, credited as "artist"), Al Milgrom (finished art, credited as "co-artist"), inks by Al Milgrom; Chi finds himself fighting against his father, and his father's thugs and dacoits. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.