(October 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some information for this index supplied by Laurence Cane-Honeysett through the GCD errors list, September 2008.


Attack of the Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover inker credits from Nick Caputo (February 8, 2005).

I Captured the Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
[T-81]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man lies, cheats and steals to find the abominable snowman, and eventually discovers a lama who knows the secret of the snowman and is forced to summon it. He discovers that the snowman was a greedy man like him, cursed to wear a bestial form until another took his place. He is horrified as the snowman becomes human and he is transformed into a monster.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Creative credits and job number from index of original printing.

Revolt of the Robots (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
Robots make Earth into a living paradise, but humans grow fearful and oppress them, causing them to leave for another planet, where they build and oppress their own robots while Fate laughs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original printing.

The Imitation Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
[V-812]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carlos Zarago; Pedro Lopez
Synopsis:
A dictator forces a scientist to use his duplicator machine on him so that he can have a substitute appear in public places to avoid assassination attempts. The duplicate is too much like the original, however, and refuses to expose himself to danger when he can seize power to rule the country. The dictator returns to the machine with the intent of destroying it only to find it has continually been producing duplicates. While the duplicates are arguing among themselves, a revolution occurs, and the new democratic regime deports all versions of the former dictator.
Reprints:

The Terrible Teeth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[C-178]

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Porter; Jimmy Willis
Synopsis:
A man gets the idea to rob a gambler by putting sleeping powder in his toothpaste. When he enters the room later that evening the intended victim shoots him. The would-be thief realizes in his final moments that the man had false teeth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from the Atlas Tales website.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Attack of the Abominable Snowman!
  2. 1. I Captured the Abominable Snowman!
  3. 2. Revolt of the Robots
  4. 3. The Imitation Man
  5. 4. The Terrible Teeth!
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