(June 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Len Wein ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Mister Morgan's Monster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
monsters

Mister Morgan's Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Philip Morgan; Mrs. Morgan; humanoid robot
Synopsis:
Humanoid robots are banned, but their inventor keeps one in secret, and aliens try to turn it against humanity. It resists and they are forced to flee, but the robot’s inventor thinks that it disobeyed him by leaving hiding, not knowing that it saved humanity.
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Indexer Notes

The story is miscredited to Journey into Mystery #99.

When the Totem Walks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-604]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bull Drago; Hunk; Indian chieftain (introduction for all); Totem (introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
Two convicts escape from prison and terrorise a nearby Indian tribe. The chieftain defends his tribe by using their traditional magic to bring their totem pole to life to chase the two all the way back to prison.
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Indexer Notes

sequel appears in Weird Wonder Tales #13 (December 1975)

I Am the Beast-Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber ?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-807]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Amos; Anne
Synopsis:
A criminal uses a potion to turn himself into a dog temporarily, in order to escape from burglaries unnoticed. He must return home quickly in order to avoid being stuck as a dog for a month, but is picked up by a local dog catcher and trapped in the pound.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Trap (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Boss Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man escapes the Boss Man's gang by bribing them with Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Hostess is a registered trademark of ITT Continental Baking Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mister Morgan's Monster!
  2. 1. Mister Morgan's Monster
  3. 2. When the Totem Walks!
  4. 3. I Am the Beast-Man!
  5. 4. The Trap
    Spider-Man; Hostess
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