(January 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:
Roy Thomas ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Thing in the Mirror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Wilson ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of the cover of Mystery Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #25.
Art credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).

The Deadly Plague! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[F-373]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Alien army recruiters for opposing sides are transforming Earth people into their respective races.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original title: The Polka-Dot Man

Hex! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A native foreman poisons his cruel boss for his beatings of the laborers but the boss promises to turn over a new leaf if he is given the antidote.
Reprints:

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[F-277]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief demands to know of the most valuable item in a pawn keeper's shop, and the frightened owner tells him that it is a mirror painted over with black since it has the power to restore life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from atlastales.com

The Little People (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[B-555]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A dwarf surgeon's family is held at the mercy of a cruel carnival barker when the surgeon is arrested for practicing without a license and the barker offers the judge to provide them with work at the circus, sparing them jail. When the barker loses his temper and kills one of the children, the surgeon cuts off his head and exchanges it with that of a dog, exhibiting him as a freak.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from atlastales.com

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing in the Mirror
  2. 1. The Deadly Plague!
  3. 2. Hex!
  4. 3. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall!
  5. 4. The Little People
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Roger Reus
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Roger Reus
  • Ramon Schenk