(February 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Shambler from the Stars! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
Cthulhu Mythos; monsters

Indexer Notes

Redesigned logo by Gaspar Saladino, per info in letters page.

The Shambler from the Stars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart (adaptation); Robert Bloch (priginal story)
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Tom Palmer ?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Robert; Bronson; Ludvig Prinn (flashback); Shambler from the Stars
Synopsis:
A writer becomes obsessed with an ancient forbidden book of magic, and murders its owner to steal it. However, translation of the book releases a loathsome evil from beyond space and time.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cthulhu Mythos; De Vermis Mysteriis; monsters; Necronomicon; New Hampshire; Portsmouth

Indexer Notes

original story Copyright © 1945 by Robert Bloch

Revenge From the Rhine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Kweskin
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis:
A German pilot breaks the armistice to kill one more French flier and attain a high military honor, but the testimony of his own men prevents the honor. He murders those who testified against him, and years later all his victims return to kill him in return.
Keywords:
Blue Max; World War I

On Sale Now! (Table of Contents)

The Invisible Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
Jim Steranko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Supernatural Thrillers (Marvel, 1972 series) #2

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Journey into the Mail-Box! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Gary Kimber; Jesse Prosise; Brian Earl Brown; George Arnold

Genius (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
C-807

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An intelligent man grows tired among life on Earth as mere humans are like children to him when he receives a telepathic message from what appears to be a beautiful woman on Saturn imploring him to build a rocket to journey to her. He does so, but when he arrives she removes her mask to kiss him, revealing herself to be a hideous hag.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Saturn; telepathy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shambler from the Stars!
  2. 1. The Shambler from the Stars!
  3. 2. Revenge From the Rhine
  4. 3. On Sale Now!
    The Invisible Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Journey into the Mail-Box!
  6. 5. Genius
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