(December 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

The Thing on the Moon! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson (signed)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

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

When Wakes the Sphinx! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
T-291

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ahmend; unnamed Westerner; Okzik; Zokae (only appearance for all)
Synopsis:
An Egyptian tells a disbelieving Westerner of the magic of the Sphinx. Alien invaders land nearby, and the Egyptians stories are confirmed when the Sphinx comes to life and chases them off. The Westerner's remaining doubts are dispelled by a section of the alien ship's tail fin bitten off by the Sphinx.
Reprints:

The Thing on the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-916]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Carter; Atlantean robot
Synopsis:
Earth of 1970 sends an expedition to the moon looking for a place to escape overpopulation. They find a fertile valley and a robotic monster left by the ancient empire of Atlantis to mark their claim to the moon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. The story is miscredited to Strange Tales #77.

It Came from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens from space wish to conquer Earth, but when they land, temperatures are too high for them and they melt into a blob-like creature.
Reprints:

If Looks Could Kill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-759]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
When a beautiful woman cheats a smitten scientist out of ten thousand dollars to gamble with, he gets revenge by transforming her ageless beauty into stone.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing on the Moon!
  2. 1. When Wakes the Sphinx!
  3. 2. The Thing on the Moon
  4. 3. It Came from Nowhere
  5. 4. If Looks Could Kill!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Lemaire