(February 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-6 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Brain Behind the Fangs! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

The Midnight Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[V-594]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Victor Avery; Bill Cooper
Synopsis:
When handsome scientist playboy Victor Avery is rejected by a girl he turns himself into a monster to wreak revenge on her fiancé only to become his own victim.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

There Is a Brain Behind the Fangs! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-909

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Miller; Dr. John Redfield; Laddie; Pharaoh
Synopsis:
A man is convinced that dogs are secretly planning to take over the world. His friend the psychiatrist convinces him otherwise by showing that his dog cannot understand complex questions, even under hypnosis. Neither suspects that the dog has been hypnotized by the cat.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Took a Journey Into Fear! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-944

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Otto Bruger
Synopsis:
A man thinks he has traveled through time with the "time machine" he built but the shock he receives from it when he throws the switch unhinges his mind and when the men with the white coats come to take him away he perceives them as barbarians of an earlier age.
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Wings of the Butterfly! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Eric Krane
Synopsis:
In the year 2050 Eric Krane is a spaceman who collects butterflies only to find himself trapped on planet where butterflies collect men.
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Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Last Laugh! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-300

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Happy Harper
Synopsis:
A practical joker suffers the ultimate practical joke - after his death.
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The Black Ray (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
V-104

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hiram Drudd
Synopsis:
An imprisoned criminal scientist pretends to make a medical device which is in fact a time machine. He sends his mind into the past to inhabit the body of 'the richest man' but is imprisoned once more, as the Count of Monte Cristo.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Voice of Fate! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Walter Krugg; one of the Fates
Synopsis:
The Fates make a wager over whether humans will ever understand that they cannot escape them. One of them tells a jewel thief that he will be punished, but he defies fate and flees the country, thinking that since the US is in World War II he will never be found and punished in Hiroshima.
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Indexer Notes

This story is a retelling of "Mister Black", drawn by Gene Colan in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #93 (February 1962) with an American protaganist instead of a Japanese one.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Brain Behind the Fangs!
  2. 1. The Midnight Monster
  3. 2. There Is a Brain Behind the Fangs!
  4. 3. I Took a Journey Into Fear!
  5. 4. Wings of the Butterfly!
  6. 5. The Last Laugh!
  7. 6. The Black Ray
  8. 7. The Voice of Fate!
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