(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
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Zombie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Inks:
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Colors:
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Zombie [Simon Garth]
Reprints:

Table Of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

["Hello There And Welcome To The Fear-Fraught Premiere Issue Of Tale Of The Zombie"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Introduction to first story. Features a photo from a zombie movie.

Altar of the Damned (Ch. 1) (Table of Contents)

Zombie / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (plot); Steve Gerber (plot; script)
Pencils:
John Buscema; Tom Palmer
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Zombie [Simon Garth] (introduction; origin); Gyps (introduction; death); Donna Garth (introduction; Simon's daughter); Layla (introduction); Stockwood
Synopsis:
Businessman Simon Garth is kidnapped by one of his employees and taken into the swamp to be turned into a zombie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
human sacrifice; voodoo; zombie

Beware! Here Come The Vampires! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House Ad for Vampire Tales magazine.

Zombie! (Ch. 2) (Table of Contents)

Zombie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Simon Garth; Gyps
Synopsis:
Gyps sends his zombie to bring back more money, and a girl. The zombie revolts and kills Gyps.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mardi Gras; swamp; zombie

Indexer Notes

minor x-over with DRACULA LIVES #1

["All Right You Guys - Grab 'Im!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Humorous introduction to the next story, utilising a still photo from a horror movie.

Iron-Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bronson; Mr. Nash
Synopsis:
Bronson blows up his boss's ship to keep a treasure for himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cannibal; deep-sea diving; desert island; sunken treasure

The Sensuous Zombie (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article about Zombie movies.

Back To Back And Belly To Belly At The Zombie Jamboree Ball! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An editorial about how the magazine came to be.

["This Is Your Finish, My Dear..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Humorous introduction to the next story, utilising a still from a horror movie.

The Thing From the Bog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Kit Pearson (plot); Marv Wolfman (script)
Pencils:
Pablo Marcos
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Thomas; Frederick Corter; Tallie
Synopsis:
A child found in the peat bog holds the secret to the return of the bog men.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Denmark; magic; peat bog

By The Way, Just In Case You Ever Doubted It -- Dracula Lives (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dracula

Indexer Notes

House Ad for the second issue of Dracula Lives!

Mastermind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Sutton
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Manaak
Synopsis:
Manaak is brought to life but his master ends up with more than he bargained for.
Reprints:

Back Issues, Anyone? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for back issues of Dracula Lives! #1 and Monster Madness #1 & 2

Hey! If You're Grooving On Tales Of The Zombie - And What Dead-Blooded American Monster Isn't - - (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Ploog; Jack Kirby; John Romita; Gil Kane; Herb Trimpe; John Severin
Inks:
Mike Ploog; Dick Ayers; John Romita; Ernie Chan; Tom Palmer; Frank Giacoia; John Severin
Letters:
?

Characters:
Werewolf By Night; Thongar; Magnetor; Conan; Blade; Dracula; Hulk; Kull; Ghost Rider

Indexer Notes

House ad for Werewolf By Night #7, Monsters On The Prowl #24, Conan The Barbarian #28, Creatures On The Loose #24, Tomb Of Dracula #10; Incredible Hulk #166, Marvel Spotlight #10 and Kull The Conqueror #8.

["Listen - - You've Got To Help Me!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Humorous introduction to the next story, utilising a still photo from a horror movie.

Night of the Walking Dead (Ch. 3) (Table of Contents)

Zombie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
John Buscema; Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Det. Sam Jagger (first appearance); Gyps; Donna Garth; Gene Griggs; Zombie [Simon Garth]
Synopsis:
Donna loses the controlling amulet to a junkie who ends up being killed by the Zombie.
Reprints:
Keywords:
heroin junkie; morgue; zombie

Next Issue (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

House ad for the second issue of Tales Of The Zombie.