(July 1971)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Gigantus (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Gigantus
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Gigantus originally called Goliath. Slight alterations by Marie Severin, per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

Gigantus! The Monster That...Walked Like a Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-930

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mr. Baxter; Charlie; Gigantus
Synopsis:
An advertising man tricks an advance agent of a proposed invasion from Atlantis into returning to Atlantis by building a mannequin even larger than Goliath and threatening to wage war with his people for the surface of Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Relettered to change the monster's name from Goliath to Gigantus.

The Frog-Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-979

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An evil king is turned into a frog by a sorcerer. He hibernates for centuries hoping that the future will hold a cure, but Halloween costumes make him think that humans are now giant frogs and he goes to sleep forever.
Reprints:

Barker's Body Shop! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
X-30

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carl Barker
Synopsis:
A crooked mechanic hires a drifter to customize a car, promising enough money for him to get home. When he refuses to pay the man the drifter takes the car instead, which he converted to be able to fly him home to the stars.
Reprints:

Dinner Time on Deimos! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script)
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Larry Lieber
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Laird Benedict
Synopsis:
In the future, Earth is overpopulated, and even the very rich must work an hour on a farm each week to produce enough food. A rich man leaves Earth and finds a sparsely-populated and fertile planet to live on. He discovers that the plants are actually predatory, and that the few peaceful inhabitants are so short of food that he must work eight hours a day to feed himself.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gigantus
  2. 1. Gigantus! The Monster That...Walked Like a Man!
  3. 2. The Frog-Man!
  4. 3. Barker's Body Shop!
  5. 4. Dinner Time on Deimos!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk