(July 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

Beware the Son of Goom! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Googam
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!! (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-155

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Googam (introduction, origin); Mark Langley; Helen Langley; Billy Langley (introduction); Goom (flashback)
Synopsis:
Goom leaves an offspring in a cave to complete his conquest, and the son comes across the family of the scientist who was responsible for his father's defeat.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Googam next appears in Marvel Monsters: Fin Fang 4 (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (December 2005). Billy Langley next appears as an adult in Marvel Monsters: From the Files of Ulysses Bloodstone and the Monster Hunters (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (November 2005).

He Who Laughs Last, Gets...The Horselaugh (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Abel ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-524

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man who plays the rear end in a dummy horse act is jealous of the man who plays the head, so he kills him and when he returns to the stage that night, is trampled by the front part of the costume.
Reprints:

I Am... Gorak! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-45

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Gorak
Synopsis:
A famous magician is enraged when his power is questioned, and he reveals that the whole world is an illusion, and only he is real. He even confronts the reader, but fades away as the story ends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Son of Goom!
  2. 1. Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!!
  3. 2. He Who Laughs Last, Gets...The Horselaugh
  4. 3. I Am... Gorak!
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