(January 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Death-Traps of the Deadly Duo! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and the Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]; Thinker
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Indexer Notes

The addition of Mike Esposito to the ink credits is suggested by Nick Caputo, via the GCD Error List (13 January 2005)

...As Those Who Will Not See! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and the Thing / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo
Job Number:
1121Z

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Alicia Masters [also as Alicia Reiss in flashback]; Jacob Reiss (flashback; death); Mrs. Reiss (flashback); Mad Thinker (villain); Puppet Master [Phillip Masters] (villain); android
Synopsis:
The Puppet Master admits to Spider-Man and the Thing that he caused the accident that blinded his stepdaughter Alicia Masters (Thing's girlfriend). This accident was also the source of the Puppet Master's ability to create and control puppets from radioactive clay. Hoping to cure Alicia, they all head for the old hidden lab, but the Puppet Master has already turned the lab over to the Mad Thinker, and the heroes are trapped. The lab is eventually destroyed in an explosion, the villains assumed dead.
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Keywords:
origin; Pennsylvania

Indexer Notes

This story retells the origins of both the Puppet Master and Alicia Masters.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [January 1973] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee spotlights MONSTER MADNESS. Miscellaneous Marvel news items. Marvel checklist for comics dated January 1973.

The Terrific Ten (Table of Contents)

NBC / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Ad for Saturday morning television on NBC.

Mail it to Team-Up (Table of Contents)

Mail it to Team-Up / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Al Soles, Brian Howard and Norm Houseman.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death-Traps of the Deadly Duo!
    Spider-Man and the Thing
  2. 1. ...As Those Who Will Not See!
    Spider-Man and the Thing
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [January 1973]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. The Terrific Ten
    NBC
  5. 4. Mail it to Team-Up
    Mail it to Team-Up
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
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