(March 1973)

Marvel, 1972 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:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Thing on the Roof! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Alan Weiss cover credit 2006 by Nick Caputo.

The Thing on the Roof! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (original story)
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Colors:
Frank Brunner ?
Letters:
Dave Hunt (uncredited)
Job Number:
2146Z

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A search for a treasure in Central America unleashes a terrible creature that pursues the treasure-hunter to his doom.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cthulhu Mythos

Indexer Notes

Adapting the story by Robert E. Howard.

All the Shapes of Fear! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Alec Effinger
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)
Job Number:
1145Z?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A motorcyclist accidentally runs over a child, in spite of an attempt by his future self to warn of the danger.
Reprints:

The Girl Who Cast No Shadow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo (uncredited)
Job Number:
1239Z

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Marcia Trent; Ningal; Reginald Atkins
Synopsis:
A journalist is lured to his death by a woman who seems to need his help, but who is actually enslaved to an ancient demon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marcia Trent next appears in Doctor Strange (Marvel, 1974 series) #36-37.

Chaff from the Chamber! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by John Schuch, Brian Earl Brown and Dave Stevens.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing on the Roof!
  2. 1. The Thing on the Roof!
  3. 2. All the Shapes of Fear!
  4. 3. The Girl Who Cast No Shadow
  5. 4. Chaff from the Chamber!
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