(July 1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
twice a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Editing:
Tony Isabella
Format:
black and white magazine comic

Issue Notes

The cover includes the distributor's mark: Curtis.


It! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
It

Indexer Notes

Cover based on the cover to Supernatural Thrillers #1 by Jim Steranko.

Inside This Issue: (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Tom Palmer [as Tom's Place]
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Jack the Ripper
Reprints:

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
It

Indexer Notes

Listing of stories for this issue, overall credits for the issue, a small reprint of the cover and the issue's indicia.

"I Hate Horror Comics" (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Tony Isabella.

It (Table of Contents)

comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Adaptation); Theodore Sturgeon (Original Story)
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
It; Kimbo (death); Cory Drew; Alton Drew (death); Babe Drew; Clissa Drew; Roger Kirk's bones
Synopsis:
The muck-encrusted monster named It shambles thru the forest, where it encounters the Drew family.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Theodore Sturgeon's story.

The Horror From the Mound! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (Adaptation); Robert E. Howard (Original Story)
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Frank Brunner
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Juan Lopez (death); Steve Brill; Hernando De Estrada (flashback); Don Santiago De Valdez
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story.

The Terrible Old Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Adaptation); H. P. Lovecraft (Original Story)
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Dan Adkins; John Verpoorten
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Angelo Ricci; Joe Czanek; Manuel Silva; Amos
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from H. P. Lovecraft's story.

Master-Pieces (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article about the various writers represented in this issue. Script credit taken from the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators website.

The Drifting Snow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella (Adaptation); August Derleth (Original Story)
Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Esteban Maroto
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Aunt Mary; Ernest; Clodetta; Henry (death); Ernest's Grandfather (flashback); Henry's Father (flashback); Lisa; Sam
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from August Derleth's story.

The Shambler From the Stars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart (Adaptation); Robert Bloch (Original Story)
Pencils:
Jim Starlin
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Robert; Bronson; Ludvig Prinn (flashback); Shambler from the Stars
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert Bloch's story.

Time Out For Terror (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Thompson; Maggie Thompson
Pencils:
Wayne Howard
Inks:
Wayne Howard
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article about horror in its many forms, including movies and books. Pencils and inks credits taken from the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators website.

Terror Toons (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stu Schwartzberg
Pencils:
Stu Schwartzberg (signed)
Inks:
Stu Schwartzberg (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Three terror cartoons. First line is "So what did you used to do at night for kicks, pal?"

Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bloch (Original Story); Ron Goulart (Adaptation); Roy Thomas (Adaptation)
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Letters:
?
Job Number:
1075Z

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Carmody [Jack the Ripper]; Sir Guy Hollis; Lt. Colma; Dick Poole; Jack the Ripper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapting the story by Robert Bloch.

Next Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Steranko
Inks:
Jim Steranko
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Invisible Man

Indexer Notes

Promo for the next issue using the artwork from the cover to Supernatural Thrillers #2.

Inside This Issue: (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Marie Severin; Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Ralph Reese
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
It; Jack the Ripper

Indexer Notes

Promos for the stories It and Yours Truly... Jack the Ripper! in this issue using panels from the stories.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It!
  2. 1. Inside This Issue:
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. "I Hate Horror Comics"
  5. 4. It
  6. 5. The Horror From the Mound!
  7. 6. The Terrible Old Man!
  8. 7. Master-Pieces
  9. 8. The Drifting Snow
  10. 9. The Shambler From the Stars!
  11. 10. Time Out For Terror
  12. 11. Terror Toons
  13. 12. Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper!
  14. 13. Next Issue
  15. 14. Inside This Issue:
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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