(December 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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 Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Writer Steve Gerber used characters from three of these reprinted stories as the Headmen, villains first appearing in The Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #21 (March 1975).


The Apes That Walked Like Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Arthur Nagan
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo, via the GCD Error List, 7 January 2005.

It Walks Erect! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[E-699]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Arthur Nagan
Synopsis:
A doctor who transplants ape organs into men to make them healthy is captured by apes who remove his head and place it on a gorilla's body.
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Indexer Notes

Dr. Arthur Nagan next in Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #21.

When Marty Moves (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee
Inks:
Richard Doxsee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[M-329]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An old woman adopts a doll brought to life by a freak electrical accident. Her neighbor tries to take advantage of the doll, and tries to kill the woman when his plan fails. The doll sacrifices itself to save her.
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Nightmare at Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[L-243]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A dream searches for the correct dreamer before midnight, but after trying a couple of sleepers, realizes it has made a mistake and dissolves. The man who was supposed to have a dream about falling from a great height was a convict attempting a prison break. Since he had no warning, he attempted to scale the high wall and fell to his death.
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The Wrath of Chondu! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-624]

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Chondu [Harvey Schlemerman] (introduction); Joe Parker
Synopsis:
A mystic is accosted by an escaped convict on the road, but mentally sends him to Limbo.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Chondu next appears in Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #21 (March 1975).

Prisoner of the Fantastic Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[M-644]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Jerold Morgan; Sam Morgan
Synopsis:
A man asks his gangster brother for money to perfect his shrink gas but when he can't get any he vents the gas outside and his brother walks into it and shrinks. He turns himself in to a police man but the effect is only temporary since the gas is not perfected.
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Indexer Notes

Jerold Morgan next in Defenders (Marvel, 1972 series) #21.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Apes That Walked Like Men!
  2. 1. It Walks Erect!
  3. 2. When Marty Moves
  4. 3. Nightmare at Midnight
  5. 4. The Wrath of Chondu!
  6. 5. Prisoner of the Fantastic Fog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Terry Watkins
  • Roger Reus
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore