(May 1971)

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

["You Have Defied the Curse of Bombu!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bombu; Mr. Mason; Luis
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Numerous alterations on men and monster by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2006; the previous indexer credited Marie Severin with pencils and Herb Trimpe with inks.

I Learned the Monstrous Secret of Bombu! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-801

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bombu; Mr. Mason; Luis
Synopsis:
Explorers meet a witch doctor named Bombu, who seems to possess real power. He is killed by lightning and when they find that his mask is really his face they realize that he was an alien.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Found the Things from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-805

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe Carter
Synopsis:
A man messes with his TV and it picks up battle between alien-looking creatures. The man assumes that he must have tuned into the events upon some other planet, but what the TV has actually shown him was a colony of black ants being attacked and destroyed by a colony of red ants right outside his window.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Magic of Mordoo! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-416

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Franz Kopnik; Katrina Steuben; Mordoo
Synopsis:
A man falls in love with a middle-aged woman on vacation, but wants a younger wife. He convinces her to let a gypsy magician make her young again, but once she's young and pretty she leaves him for the young attractive gypsy.
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Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.).

The Man Who Lost the World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
V-417

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bruno; Professor
Synopsis:
A scientist's assistant is determined to find whether his time machine sends objects into the past or future. When his journey ends, Earth is so primitive that he is cut off from all humanity, and he realizes that he still doesn't know whether the machine sends things into the past or future since it could be either the dawn or the end of time.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["You Have Defied the Curse of Bombu!"]
  2. 1. I Learned the Monstrous Secret of Bombu!
  3. 2. I Found the Things from Nowhere
  4. 3. The Magic of Mordoo!
  5. 4. The Man Who Lost the World!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk