(January 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 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

The Thing That Crawls! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
monsters

I Dared to Battle the Crawling Creature! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-257

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Walter Carter; The Crawling Creature
Synopsis:
A teenager mans a drill-pod and finds a primitive tribe and a horrible creature beneath the surface. He lures the creature to the surface to save the tribe and traps it in a canyon, keeping all of this secret.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 7 pp).

When Darkness Falls!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-191

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man sees mannequins move during the business hours of the store, and stays until closing. When the mannequins step down from their positions he berates them for nearly being caught, since he was another living mannequin all along.
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The Frightening Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Job Number:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A mysterious fog envelops the entire world for days, terrifying everyone. It was actually created by benevolent alien peacekeepers to hide Earth from an invasion.
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Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell, ed.). This plot is simiilar to a plan used by the Watcher in Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #48 (March 1966), also written by Stan Lee.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing That Crawls!
  2. 1. I Dared to Battle the Crawling Creature!
  3. 2. When Darkness Falls!!
  4. 3. The Frightening Fog
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