(January 1972)

Marvel, 1972 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

The word "Special" on cover only, not in indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

It's Only Magic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee

Characters:
Headstone P. Gravely (Host; Introduction); Tommy; Hiram the Hermit
Synopsis:
Tommy steals a spellbook and summons a Djinn who plans to destroy the world.
Reprints:

Mr. Craven Buys His Scream House! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dennis O'Neil
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Sutton
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Headstone P. Gravely (host); Creighton C. Craven
Synopsis:
Creighton Craven tries to destroy his grandfather's house.
Reprints:

Always Leave 'Em Laughing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Friedrich
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Digger (host); Boswell Boliver
Synopsis:
Boswell Boliver builds a time machine to escape into the past where he believes that people won't laugh at him.
Reprints:

The Face of Fear! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (story); Archie Goodwin (script)
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Digger (host); Freddy Garricks
Synopsis:
Freddy Garricks sees a ghastly face in the mirror while trying to shave.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

The Day of the Red Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Stan Lee (host); Rupert Griswold; Lenore; Prince Marco; George Harris; Carlotta Moore; Dr. Farnum
Synopsis:
When a bio-engineered weapon is let loose, the only survivors are a small band of evil men in a concrete bunker.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Takeoff on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. It's Only Magic!
  3. 2. Mr. Craven Buys His Scream House!
  4. 3. Always Leave 'Em Laughing!
  5. 4. The Face of Fear!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. The Day of the Red Death!
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