(August 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
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

What Was the Sinister Secret of Mister Whimple? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Esposito credit per Nick Caputo after observing the original art. Previous indexer credited Frank Giacoia.

He Who Hesitates... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-396]

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A hesitant professor finally decides to kill the man who's moving in on his wife, but he waits a little too long and the other man pushes him off the cliff instead so that he can marry the professor's wife.
Reprints:

The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
C-408

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief attacks a man who always carries a box around on his shoulder and kills him. When he gets the box open, he is startled to see that he has killed one head but not the other and runs into the path of an oncoming train. His intended victim gets up and procures a box for the dead head.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original story is signed by Kida

Indoor Sport! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Inks:
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
C-503

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A female ghost acquires pictures of men from potential suitors and throws darts into them to inflict pain and death upon the men in revenge for a man who once jilted her.
Reprints:

The Tough Guy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
C-170

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A muscleman gets pistol-whipped and winds up in the hospital. He overhears a conversation between two doctors about a serum that toughens the body so he decides to take it and turn to crime with his powerful body. After he collapses the doctors inform him he has a throat infection that will kill him shortly now that his body is too powerful for medicine to affect.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What Was the Sinister Secret of Mister Whimple?
  2. 1. He Who Hesitates...
  3. 2. The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple!
  4. 3. Indoor Sport!
  5. 4. The Tough Guy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Lemaire