([August] 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1973-05-03
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Esteban Maroto
Colors:
?

Reprints:

La Salle Extension University (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

La Salle Extension University / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; ? (logo)

Indexer Notes

Shows credits, table of contents and indicia. Small black & white cover reproduction.

"Greetings, O walker in darkness." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Count Orlock

Indexer Notes

Uses photo of Count Orlock from 1922 film "Nosferatu" to introduce "Morbius".

Morbius (Table of Contents)

Morbius / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Morbius (origin retold); Nilrac (first appearance; villain; death); Madame Laera (first appearance; death)
Reprints:

"When I planned to retire before fifty:" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Duraclean International / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Blood Is Thicker…" (Table of Contents)

Editorial / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lon Chaney, Jr. (photo)

Indexer Notes

Discusses vampires in literature, comic books and films which will be or have been used in the new Vampire Tales magazine.

Because You Demanded It -- Savage Tales Is Coming Back! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Savage Tales; Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

"Ah, Lucretia my sweet…how invitingly you await your Living-Dead paramour." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
David Peel (photo); Yvonne Monlaur (photo)

Indexer Notes

Introduction to "To Kill a Werewolf!", fumetti-style, using a photo from the movie "The Brides of Dracula" (1960).

To Kill a Werewolf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Vampire: His Kith and Kin: An Analysis in Five Parts of the Book by Montague Summers (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
?; ? (photos)
Inks:
?; ? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lon Chaney, Sr. (photo); Bela Lugosi (photo); John Carradine (photo)

Indexer Notes

An illustrated discussion of vampires.

Reading More But Enjoying It Less? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crazy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Beware! -- The Zombie Has Risen From The Grave! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zombie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Wear The Badge Of The Future In…Conservation (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

North American School of Conservation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"I am Dracula" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Christopher Lee (photo)

Indexer Notes

An introduction to "The Vampyre!", fumetti-style using a photo of Christopher Lee as Dracula.

The Vampyre! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by John Polidori.

These 3 Big Drafting Kits Given To You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Ultimate Fiend Club! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

FOOM! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Now At Last You Can Be The Host (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnson-Mashburn Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"…All right, Silas. Danny's dead and done with." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Michael Ripper (photo)

Indexer Notes

Introduction, fumetti-style, to "Satan Can Wait!" using photo from a Hammer horror film.

Satan Can Wait (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
?

Reprints:

He's Coming Your Way! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monsters Unleashed! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Coming Your Way In The Next Great Issue Of…Monster Madness (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Monster Madness / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.12 page (report information)

Scary, Life Size Monster Ghost Obeys Your Commands! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Melton Co. / advertisement / 0.16 page (report information)

This Little Old Man Is A Murderer And Cannibal! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Broadway Bookfinders / advertisement / 0.16 page (report information)

Win Every Fight (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Max Padell Inc. / advertisement / 0.16 page (report information)

Movie Posters (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Cinema Attic / advertisement / 0.05 page (report information)

Are You a Chained Smoker? (Table of Contents)

American Cancer Society / public service announcement / 0.05 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

On page between 2nd and 3rd pages of "Satan Can Wait!"

Play Guitar in 7 Days (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ed Sale Studio / advertisement / 0.1 page (report information)

The Insult That Made A Man Out Of "Mac" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Worst (No Kiddin'!) Vampire Films Ever Made! (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Evanier
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
Vampire

Indexer Notes

Photo-laden article on the worst vampire films ever.

And, Just In Case You Ever Doubted It -- Dracula Lives! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dracula Lives / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Fear Lives! -- In The Haunt Of Horror! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Haunt of Horror / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Back Issues Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

"Step into my parlor, O wanderer of the night." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Intro, fumetti-style, for "Revenge of the Unliving!"

Revenge of the Unliving (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bernet
Inks:
Bernet
Letters:
?

Next Issue: Once More -- The Man Called Morbius! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Vampire Tales; Morbius / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.64 page (report information)

The Heaviest Human On Record Weighed 1,069 Lbs… (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Book of World Records / advertisement / 0.18 page (report information)

Monster (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House / advertisement / 0.18 page (report information)

Flying Helicopter Goes Over 100' High! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Never finished high school? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. La Salle Extension University
    La Salle Extension University
  3. 2. Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales
  4. 3. "Greetings, O walker in darkness."
    Count Orlock
  5. 4. Morbius
    Morbius
  6. 5. "When I planned to retire before fifty:"
    Duraclean International
  7. 6. "Blood Is Thicker…"
    Editorial
  8. 7. Because You Demanded It -- Savage Tales Is Coming Back!
    Savage Tales; Conan
  9. 8. "Ah, Lucretia my sweet…how invitingly you await your Living-Dead paramour."
  10. 9. To Kill a Werewolf
  11. 10. The Vampire: His Kith and Kin: An Analysis in Five Parts of the Book by Montague Summers
  12. 11. Reading More But Enjoying It Less?
    Crazy
  13. 12. Beware! -- The Zombie Has Risen From The Grave!
    Zombie
  14. 13. Wear The Badge Of The Future In…Conservation
    North American School of Conservation
  15. 14. "I am Dracula"
  16. 15. The Vampyre!
  17. 16. These 3 Big Drafting Kits Given To You!
    North American School of Drafting
  18. 17. The Ultimate Fiend Club!
    FOOM!
  19. 18. Now At Last You Can Be The Host
    Johnson-Mashburn Studios
  20. 19. "…All right, Silas. Danny's dead and done with."
  21. 20. Satan Can Wait
  22. 21. He's Coming Your Way!
    Monsters Unleashed!
  23. 22. Coming Your Way In The Next Great Issue Of…Monster Madness
    Monster Madness
  24. 23. Scary, Life Size Monster Ghost Obeys Your Commands!
    Melton Co.
  25. 24. This Little Old Man Is A Murderer And Cannibal!
    Broadway Bookfinders
  26. 25. Win Every Fight
    Max Padell Inc.
  27. 26. Movie Posters
    The Cinema Attic
  28. 27. Are You a Chained Smoker?
    American Cancer Society
  29. 28. Play Guitar in 7 Days
    Ed Sale Studio
  30. 29. The Insult That Made A Man Out Of "Mac"
    Charles Atlas
  31. 30. The Worst (No Kiddin'!) Vampire Films Ever Made!
  32. 31. And, Just In Case You Ever Doubted It -- Dracula Lives!
    Dracula Lives
  33. 32. Fear Lives! -- In The Haunt Of Horror!
    The Haunt of Horror
  34. 33. Back Issues Offer!
    Marvel Comics
  35. 34. "Step into my parlor, O wanderer of the night."
  36. 35. Revenge of the Unliving
  37. 36. Next Issue: Once More -- The Man Called Morbius!
    Vampire Tales; Morbius
  38. 37. The Heaviest Human On Record Weighed 1,069 Lbs…
    Book of World Records
  39. 38. Monster
    Honor House
  40. 39. Flying Helicopter Goes Over 100' High!
    Johnson Smith Co.
  41. 40. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
  42. 41. Never finished high school?
    Wayne School
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mark Boyer
  • Jim Stangas
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