(September 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 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

The Thing in the Black Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dan Harper; Pandora
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 February 2008)

The Thing in the Black Box! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-377]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dan Harper; Pandora
Synopsis:
A shipwrecked man meets the legendary Pandora, who tricks him into releasing the demons from her box. Humanity is helpless against the demons, but the man forces Pandora to recall them by dispelling her illusory beauty.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Greek mythology; monsters; Pandora's box

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

13 Years! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Savage
Inks:
Bill Savage
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[E-176]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man commits suicide after spending thirteen years of his life waiting for stolen jewels to cool off only to be told they are fake.
Reprints:

The Man Who Wasn't (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Walton
Inks:
Bill Walton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man invents a youth serum and wishes to give it to the oldest member of an old folks home, but the man doesn't want it. When they administer it to him anyway, he reverts to his true alien form, which is the signal to begin the invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art mistakenly credited to "Gill" Walton.

Just Suppose... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[F-202]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A writer finds an alien and makes a pet out of him, but when his fellows come for him, the tables are turned.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing in the Black Box!
  2. 1. The Thing in the Black Box!
  3. 2. 13 Years!
  4. 3. The Man Who Wasn't
  5. 4. Just Suppose...
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