(January 1972)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 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

Spragg! The Living Mountain! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Spragg
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Sinnott inks per Nicik Caputo. Original indexer credited Bill Everett.

Spragg, the Conqueror of the Human Race! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-160

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Spragg (introduction, origin); Prof. Bob Robertson (introduction, last name not given)
Synopsis:
Spragg, an outcast of his race, is forced to the surface of the Earth in Transylvania, where he enslaves the local villagers and forces them to build him a device to boost his powers. A visiting scientist figures out how to rid the planet of Spragg, and flings him into space.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two chapters: an untitled chapter one (6 pp) and chapter two—"Spragg" (7 pp).
Spragg and Prof. Robertson next appear in Sensational She-Hulk (Marvel, 1989 series) #31 (September 1991).

Where Lurks the Ghost (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-354

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe; Mike
Synopsis:
A man spends the night in a haunted house with the house’s caretaker. He thinks that he didn’t see a ghost, but the caretaker was killed years ago.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Help!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot)?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-258

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A writer buys a used typewriter that will only type a plea for help and an address, no matter what keys are struck. The writer goes to the address, and finds the typewriter's former owner trapped in a dangerous car accident.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Source of story corrected by Gary Willison via the GCD Error List (November 2009).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Spragg! The Living Mountain!
  2. 1. Spragg, the Conqueror of the Human Race!
  3. 2. Where Lurks the Ghost
  4. 3. Help!!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose