(March 1970)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I Created Sporr, the Thing That Could Not Die! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sporr
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

I Created...Sporr! The Thing That Could Not Die! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee?; Larry Lieber?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-778

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sporr
Synopsis:
A scientist moves into Dr. Frankenstein's castle to set up his experimental growth ray. He is arrested by the villagers, leaving his experiment to grow out of control.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
T-739

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Victor Cartwright (only appearance); Dragoom (introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
Dragoom, a flaming monster from the planet Vulcan, arrives on Earth and terrorizes the planet. The military are helpless before him, but a monster movie director fools him into fleeing by using special effects to fake the arrival of police from Vulcan in pursuit of Dragoom.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Dragoom next appears in Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series) #6 (May 2006). Unconfirmed creator information removed due to lack of known evidence (17-02-2010).

Taboo! The Thing From the Murky Swamp! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-673

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lewis Conrad (only appearance); Taboo (alien, introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
A popular adventure writer finds a giant mud creature from another planet stranded in a Brazilian swamp. The alien tricks him into bringing all Earth's scientific records for nefarious purposes, but is destroyed by an H-bomb hidden with the records.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Taboo next appears in issue #5 (September 1970).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Created Sporr, the Thing That Could Not Die!
  2. 1. I Created...Sporr! The Thing That Could Not Die!
  3. 2. I Am Dragoom! The Flaming Invader!
  4. 3. Taboo! The Thing From the Murky Swamp!
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