(December 1973)

Marvel, 1973 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 US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Thing That Devoured a Planet! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Giacoia credit per Nick Caputo, August 2012.Original indexer credited Gil Kane.

The Thing That Devoured a Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[9473]

Genre:
fantasy
Synopsis:
A professor postulates a giant being roaming through space that could eat the planets of the solar system, but that could also be eaten by an even larger being.
Reprints:

Enter: the Machine Age! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Check
Inks:
Sid Check
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[E-557]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Following an atomic war, the human survivors live underground, building machines to do their work for them. Years later, they return to the surface, leaving the machines behind, but the machines begin to think for themselves, and rise up to conquer the surface world.
Reprints:

It Came From Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[B-238]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A creature from an underground civilization is sent as a scout to determine the weaknesses of the surface world, but none of the surface dwellers are afraid of his monstrous form, as he expected.
Reprints:

The Eye of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton ?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Basil Wolverton ?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[8558]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Floating eyes from Venus invade Earth.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing That Devoured a Planet!
  2. 1. The Thing That Devoured a Planet
  3. 2. Enter: the Machine Age!
  4. 3. It Came From Beneath the Earth!
  5. 4. The Eye of Doom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Terry Watkins
  • Roger Reus
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore