(August 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Glob Strikes Again! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Ploog (signed)
Inks:
Mike Ploog (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

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

How Will We Keep Warm When the Last Flame Dies? (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Mike Ploog
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; The Glob; Paul Benton; Professor Marshall; Akar; Yagzan; Kamar; The Entropists; Richard Rory
Reprints:

Meditations on a Mound of Muck (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
? (illo)
Inks:
? (illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

LOC from reader Guy C. Lawley and a half-page essay by Gerber.

Ice-Monster Cometh! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
V-568

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Hugo Bogg; Ice-Monster
Synopsis:
A criminal pretends to be the ice-monster when the real thing comes to call...
Reprints:

I Was the Invisible Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)
Job Number:
T-97

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Clayton (only appearance)
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a device that allows him to run faster than light, becoming invisible. He uses this ability to anonymously show off, planning to soon reveal his discovery and become rich. However, traveling so fast ages him rapidly, so that after only a few weeks he is elderly and near death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story mistakenly credited on item as being reprinted from Strange Tales Annual (Marvel, 1962 series) #1, where it did not appear. It was reprinted in Strange Tales Annual (Marvel, 1962 series) #2, but was first printed in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #67.

Goom! The Thing from Planet X! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
V-87

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Goom (introduction, origin); Mark Langley (introduction); Helen Langley (introduction)
Synopsis:
An astronomer sends radar waves to communicate with aliens, unfortunately attracting the attention of the hideous Goom who tries to conquer earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Goom's next published appearance is in Warlock and the Infinity Watch (Marvel, 1992 series) #7 (August 1992); while his next chronological appearance is in Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (December 2005); he also appeared in Nick Fury's Howling Commandos (Marvel, 2005 series).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Glob Strikes Again!
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. How Will We Keep Warm When the Last Flame Dies?
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. Meditations on a Mound of Muck
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Ice-Monster Cometh!
  5. 4. I Was the Invisible Man!
  6. 5. Goom! The Thing from Planet X!
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