(1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Monster Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; Black & White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine-size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Magazine is black & white but various pages and/or panels have the color red added. Indicia title is Dracula.


[Ghost of a Chance] (Table of Contents)

Dracula / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Boris Vallejo (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Boris Vallejo (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Boris Vallejo (painting) (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dracula
Reprints:

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various; ? (photos)
Inks:
various; ? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

["Good evening, culture-lovers"] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a Dracula movie

A Poison of the Blood (Table of Contents)

Dracula / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dracula; Jackson Kubbard; Madeline Rogers; Regina
Reprints:

["I hope you enjoyed my nephew Dracula's..."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a vampire movie

Suffer Not a Witch... (Table of Contents)

Dracula / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Alan Weiss
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dracula; Bettina; Charity Brown; Goodman Alden; Tituba (first appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

date: 1691; Salem witch trials tie-in

Dracula Is Alive and Well and Living on Madison Avenue! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial with one still from a horror movie

["Blimey, guv'nor, but you're looking the pink tonight."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a horror movie

Zombie! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Blackie Nolan; Larsen
Synopsis:
In a Haitian village, a criminal named Blackie becomes afraid for his life when a man named Larson he framed for a crime has learned how to raise the dead and control the reanimated corpses as zombies. Also learning how to raise the dead he tricks Larson into meeting him in the grave yard and tries to raise a zombie to kill Larson. But to Blackie's horror, he has risen the zombie that Larson previously raised himself. Instead of following Blackie's orders, the zombie turns on his would be master, with Larson watching in glee at his enemies fate.
Reprints:

["Before I die, dearest... there is something..."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a horror movie

Ghost of a Chance! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill LaCava
Inks:
Bill LaCava (?)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A criminal in a bar at night sees a stranger doing wondrous things and so he pulls a gun and demands to know how they are done. The stranger says that if he wants these powers all he needs to do is agree to exchange places with him. He does so and commits various crimes with his new powers, but once the morning begins to arrive, he feels drawn to a cemetery and realizes that he has exchanged places with a ghost.
Reprints:

What Can You Say About a Five-Hundred-Year-Old Vampire Who Refuses to Die? (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Includes 8 horror movie stills

["No, my friend... you are not the victim of acute astigmatism."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a horror movie

Fright! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Kurt; Drake; Emma
Synopsis:
A cruel asylum keeper is drugged by his assistant as he and the asylum keeper's wife wish to marry. The drug stupefies the man so the judge grants the divorce on grounds of madness and places him into the asylum where the inmates are glad to welcome him after being on the receiving end of so many beatings.
Reprints:

["Count Dracula here once more Dear Bettina..."] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Still from a horror movie

To Walk Again In Daylight! (Table of Contents)

Dracula / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dracula; Du Monte
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Ghost of a Chance]
    Dracula
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. ["Good evening, culture-lovers"]
  4. 3. A Poison of the Blood
    Dracula
  5. 4. ["I hope you enjoyed my nephew Dracula's..."]
  6. 5. Suffer Not a Witch...
    Dracula
  7. 6. Dracula Is Alive and Well and Living on Madison Avenue!
  8. 7. ["Blimey, guv'nor, but you're looking the pink tonight."]
  9. 8. Zombie!
  10. 9. ["Before I die, dearest... there is something..."]
  11. 10. Ghost of a Chance!
  12. 11. What Can You Say About a Five-Hundred-Year-Old Vampire Who Refuses to Die?
  13. 12. ["No, my friend... you are not the victim of acute astigmatism."]
  14. 13. Fright!
  15. 14. ["Count Dracula here once more Dear Bettina..."]
  16. 15. To Walk Again In Daylight!
    Dracula
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