(May 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
7 times a year
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 US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Madness Lurks...In the Shadow of Shandu! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Keywords:
djinn; genies; jinn

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).

The Menace of Shandu! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-108]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Tommy Jones; Shandu the genie
Synopsis:
A boy finds a magic book in a used bookstore and accidentally summons a genie, which vows to torture him after granting his one wish. He wishes for everything to be restored to before he went to the bookshop, and despite not remembering his experience, he does not buy the book a second time.
Reprints:

My Brother Harry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Di Preta (signed)
Inks:
Tony Di Preta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[9219]

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man's brother claims to be able to talk to their dead mother which annoys the man, so he beats his brother. His wife is tired of his cruelty and poisons him. He thinks that he has survived the attempt to murder him, but when he arrives home to kill her and blame it on his brother, she ignores him and only his brother speaks to him as "I see all dead people, don't I, Philip?"
Reprints:

Inside the Furnace! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man goes back in time and robs himself.
Reprints:

They Lurk in the Cave! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[K-774]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man thinks himself a failure until he helps a galactic policeman foil a criminal plot.
Reprints:

The Trap (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Boss Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man escapes the Boss Man's gang by bribing them with Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Hostess is a registered trademark of ITT Continental Baking Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Madness Lurks...In the Shadow of Shandu!
  2. 1. The Menace of Shandu!
  3. 2. My Brother Harry
  4. 3. Inside the Furnace!
  5. 4. They Lurk in the Cave!
  6. 5. The Trap
    Spider-Man; Hostess
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