(February 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 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:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Frankenstein's Monster; Dracula; Wolfman
Synopsis:
Frankenstein's Monster reaches through the movie screen and grabs one of the movie's patrons.

Gerald's World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Sutton
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
Gerald Freebish; Frankensteiner; Dr. Jeckle; Mr. Hyde; Thing Kong; Wolfman Thingy; Gadzookla
Synopsis:
Gerald Freebish spends all of his time watching old horror movies on TV. He watches so much that finally the TV invites him in to be a part of the movie because he doesn't really spend any time in his world. Gerald goes into the movies and is chased by half a dozen monsters. He can still be seen today in the crowd scenes of monster movies.

Bugged! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Russ Jones [as Jack Younger]
Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense
Characters:
William Small
Synopsis:
William Small's apartment is overtaken by cockroaches and he is convinced that they are after him. He tries everything he can to kill them but nothing is successful. He finally tries an exterminator he finds in the paper. The exterminator turns out to be a giant cockroach that exterminates humans.

Indexer Notes

Bhob Stewart (on his website Potrzebie on 2010 June 6) states that while Russ Jones usually used "Jack Younger" as a pen name, this story was a solo by Bhob Stewart.
Roy Thomas via email (16 Oct 2010) says the script credit should be Russ Jones [as Jack Younger]

Frank N. Stein (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-562

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frank N. Stein; Quasamatter; Frank N. Stein Monster
Synopsis:
Frank N. Stein and his assistant Quasamatter dig up corpses so that Frank N. Stein can create a monster. It turns out that the corpse they dug up does not have a brain so Quasamatter is sent to get a criminal brain so that they monster will rob for them. He is startled and drops the criminal brain so he brings a regular brain again. Frank N. Stein's Monster is afraid of Quasamatter and runs away. He is too scared to dig up bodies for Frank N. Stein so he ends up being friends with a young girl. Frank N. Stein and Quasamatter end up in a sanitarium.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Gerald's World
  3. 2. Bugged!
  4. 3. Frank N. Stein
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  • Darrel McCann
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