(April 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Thing in the Bog! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; John Romita; Marie Severin
Inks:
?; John Romita; Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover is a reworking of the cover for Spellbound (Marvel, 1952 series) #22. Severin and Romita credits per Nick Caputo, Jan 2011.

The Thing in the Mud! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks:
Arthur Peddy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[E-100]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A woman is sympathetic to a mud-creature she encounters and eventually realizes she has fallen in love with it.
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The Monster Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis ?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[E-166]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A time machine inventor's friends attempt to play a gag on him to get him to stop wasting his time trying to invent a time machine. But the machine does work, and when his friend looks out the door into the future world he sees robot slavers approaching him. The inventor just thinks he is trying to fool him again so he destroys the controls. Moments later a robot hand smashes through the door.
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The Man from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-853]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A woman on a farm who is always complaining that she doesn't have six hands to do all the work that she is asked to gets her wish when an alien with the power to grow new limbs crash lands in her barn.
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When You Believe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-818]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An escaped convict goes after his defense lawyer on Christmas day with the intent to murder him and his wife and child. The boy got a disintegrator gun as his present and he aims it at the convict which provokes fits of laughter. The boy pulls the trigger and disintegrates him.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing in the Bog!
  2. 1. The Thing in the Mud!
  3. 2. The Monster Men
  4. 3. The Man from Outer Space
  5. 4. When You Believe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Roger Reus
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Terry Watkins
  • Roger Reus
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore