(April 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1974-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Monster Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Modern U.S. Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Larkin (painting)
Inks:
Bob Larkin (painting)
Colors:
Bob Larkin (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing
Reprints:

The Man-Thing! (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Letters:
John Costanza ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers monster-sized pin-up.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents page includes an image of Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster.

All the Faces of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; Ellen Brandt; Leonard; Farley; Alby
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ellen Brandt (from SAVAGE TALES #1)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Readers Unleashed! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils:
Neal Adams ?; Gil Kane
Inks:
Neal Adams
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Kim Thompson.

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad or What to Do Till the Genie Comes (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article includes stills from the movie.

Peter Snubb: Werewolf (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Ron Wilson
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
Anette Kawecki ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Peter Snubb

Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo, June 2016. Previous indexer credited Ron Wilson.

The Dark Passage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Letters:
Artie Simek ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Glenn Strange, Frankenstein: Monster of Dodge City (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Glut
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on actor Glenn Strange.

Demon of Slaughter Mansion! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor
Pencils:
Juan Boix
Inks:
Juan Boix
Letters:
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits include a "special thanks to Pablo Marcos"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Monsters in the Media / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carla Joseph
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on upcoming movie, TV and book releases.

Werewolf Tale To End All Werewolf Tales! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Hodge (signed)
Inks:
Paul Hodge (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Once a Monster..! (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein 1974 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gary Friedrich
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Charlotte Jetter

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frankenstein Monster; Dr. Wallach; Derek McDowell; Ruth (Nurse); Gretchen; James
Synopsis:
Dr. Wallach kidnaps James in a plan to have his brain transferred from the Frankenstein Monster into James' body.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. The Man-Thing!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. All the Faces of Fear!
    Man-Thing
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Readers Unleashed!
  6. 5. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad or What to Do Till the Genie Comes
  7. 6. Peter Snubb: Werewolf
  8. 7. The Dark Passage
  9. 8. Glenn Strange, Frankenstein: Monster of Dodge City
  10. 9. Demon of Slaughter Mansion!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Monsters in the Media
  12. 11. Werewolf Tale To End All Werewolf Tales!
  13. 12. Once a Monster..!
    Frankenstein 1974
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Glenn MacKay
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose