(October 1973)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
7 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I Was Trapped By the Things on Easter Island! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
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I Was Trapped By the Things on Easter Island! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-327

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A pilot crash lands on Easter Island where he observes the statues rise out of the ground and discuss invasion plans of their home planet and the enslavement of Earthmen.
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The Ape Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
V-172

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Salty Gruner; Ape Man
Synopsis:
A criminal hopes that the story of an ape man in the jungle surrounding his prison will prevent pursuit. Instead he discovers that the ape man is real and his curse causes the convict to transform into an ape until he to finds someone to take his place.
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Indexer Notes

This story seems similar to "Gorilla Man" drawn by Robert Q. Sale in Men's Adventures (Marvel, 1950 series) #25 (March 1954).

The Spice of Life! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The fantastically wealthy Ed Bean finds everything he has done in his life frightfully boring (even murder). He offers a million dollars to anyone who can come up with something he hasn't done, and a grotesque old man answers the ad, bringing him to deserted house where Bean will get to try something he never has before -- dying!
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The Monster Escapes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
V-555

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien planning to invade Earth crash lands and tries to find a rocket to escape. Instead, he accidentally conceals himself in an airtight time capsule and suffocates.
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Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was Trapped By the Things on Easter Island!
  2. 1. I Was Trapped By the Things on Easter Island!
  3. 2. The Ape Man
  4. 3. The Spice of Life!
  5. 4. The Monster Escapes!
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