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(August 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1975-04-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Len Wein
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


Three Faces of Fear! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; Tally Emmett
Reprints:

Fear Times Three! (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino [as G. L. Peter]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Theodore Sallis (before becoming Man-Thing); Ellen Sallis
Synopsis:
Theodore Sallis and his wife visit a fortune teller at a fair and are told stories of the Man-Thing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Frame story encompassing the following three features. This story takes place before Man-Thing's first appearance. Final page of this sequence appears after the story Lifeline.

There's a Party in 6G! (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
Glynis Wein ?
Letters:
Tom Sutton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; Ehrthold; Mrs. Calley; Allen Calley; Margaret
Synopsis:
Man-Thing goes up against satanists.
Reprints:

The Sins of the Fathers... (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
Glynis Wein ?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; Kip Powers; Tally Emmett; Ted Emmett; Mrs. Emmett; Mr. Powers; Mrs. Powers
Synopsis:
Two kids secretly meet out in the swamp because their fathers hate each other.
Reprints:

Lifeline! (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
Glynis Wein ?
Letters:
Karen Mantlo

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing; Jackson Hunter
Synopsis:
A mad multimillionaire sends his well-trained commandos to take revenge on Man-Thing.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mail-Things! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Brunner; Ron Wilson (illustrations)
Inks:
Frank Brunner; Frank Springer (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Man-Thing; Howard the Duck; Garko, the Man-Frog

Indexer Notes

editorial explains this is the final issue to be replaced by Giant-Size Guardians of the Galaxy, a title that instead became a regular sized comic when the Giant-Size line was phased out.

Includes letters from Bob Rodi, Ed O'Reilly, Randy Lompe, David J. Roy, Fred G. Hembeck and Marvel Value Stamp #79 (Kang)

Hellcow! (Table of Contents)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Frank Brunner
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; horror-suspense
Characters:
Dracula (flashback); Howard the Duck; Commissioner Gordonski; Tompkins; Jubal Brown; Hellcow
Synopsis:
Howard battles a vampire cow.
Reprints:

A Sight for Sore Eyes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin
Inks:
Abe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Synopsis:
A nearsighted burglar tries to find a cure for his eyes.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Three Faces of Fear!
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. Fear Times Three!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. There's a Party in 6G!
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. The Sins of the Fathers...
    Man-Thing
  5. 4. Lifeline!
    Man-Thing
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mail-Things!
  7. 6. Hellcow!
    Howard the Duck
  8. 7. A Sight for Sore Eyes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Robert Stanley Martin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
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