Red Raven Comics #1

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  • Debut artwork by Jack Kirby at Timely (Marvel) Comics
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Red Raven and the Eternal Brain
  • 1st appearance of Mercury, later becomes Hurricane then retconned to be Makkari from Kirby’s ‘Eternals’
  • 1st appearance of Pluto who is later retconned to become Kro from Kirby's 'Eternals'
  • 1st appearance of Magar the Mystic
  • This issue is the first appearance of a number of classical mythology characters but later appearances do not connect with these versions therefore they are not considered the mainstream Marvel depictions of the Olympians
  • 1st appearance of Mercury (Hermes), Pluto (Hades), Jupiter (Zeus), Minerva (Athena), Vulcan (Hephaestus), Aeolus, Diana (Artemis), Apollo
  • Debut artwork by Jack Kirby at Timely (Marvel) Comics
  • 1st appearance and origin of the Red Raven and the Eternal Brain
  • 1st appearance of Mercury, later becomes Hurricane then retconned to be Makkari from Kirby’s ‘Eternals’
  • 1st appearance of Pluto who is later retconned to become Kro from Kirby's 'Eternals'
  • 1st appearance of Magar the Mystic
  • This issue is the first appearance of a number of classical mythology characters but later appearances do not connect with these versions therefore they are not considered the mainstream Marvel depictions of the Olympians
  • 1st appearance of Mercury (Hermes), Pluto (Hades), Jupiter (Zeus), Minerva (Athena), Vulcan (Hephaestus), Aeolus, Diana (Artemis), Apollo

Issue Details

Publisher Timely
Artist Jack Kirby
Writer Joe Simon
Published August 1940