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(February 1975)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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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 [entire top banner]
Editing:
Len Wein; Irene Vartanoff (reprint editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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)


The Molten Monster Walks! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and ink credits per Nick Caputo (February 8, 2005).

I Fought the Molten Man-Thing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-484]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Harper; lava creature
Synopsis:
An airline pilot goes on vacation after a traumatic crash, but witness a volcanic eruption and strange creature. He uses a wind tunnel to drive the lava-covered creature back beneath the surface.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from index of original printing.

It Was Only a Simple Barber Shop...or Was It??! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mugsy Bogar
Synopsis:
Mugsy Bogar is a crook on the run. A mysterious figure instructs him to hide in a nearby barbershop. He goes in and the barber hides him forever.
Reprints:

Which Wish, Dish...? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
F-472

Synopsis:
An evil woman gets her wish to be a beautiful, wealthy queen. However, as they lead her up the stairs to her fate, she protests that she did not wish to be...Marie Antoinette.
Reprints:

The Hungry Jaws (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-712]

Synopsis:
A plantation owner attempts to buy time to ignite a moat defense against swarming ants by sacrificing his workers to them, but even though the ploy works, the ants cross over the burning moat by crossing over the dead ant corpses and kill him.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Molten Monster Walks!
  2. 1. I Fought the Molten Man-Thing!
  3. 2. It Was Only a Simple Barber Shop...or Was It??!
  4. 3. Which Wish, Dish...?
  5. 4. The Hungry Jaws
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
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