(September 1975)

Marvel, 1975 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
Published twice a year.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Editing:
Tony Isabella
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The cover includes the distributor's mark: Curtis.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Invisible Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Adkins (signed)
Inks:
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Invisible Man

Indexer Notes

Cover based on the cover to Supernatural Thrillers #2 by Jim Steranko.

Inside This Issue: (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Adkins
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Letters:
?

Characters:
Invisible Man

Indexer Notes

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

What's a Nice Editor Like You Doing In Magazine Like This? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Ralph Reese
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Tony Isabella with a partial panel reprint from the story The Roaches in this issue.

The Invisible Man (Table of Contents)

Invisible Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart (Adaptation); H. G. Wells (Original Story)
Pencils:
Dan Adkins (layouts); Val Mayerik
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)
Job Number:
1242Z

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Griffin; Jenny Hall; George Hall; Vicar; Dr. Kemp; Thomas Marvel; The Colonel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from H. G. Wells's novel. This story is not reprinted in order. Page 13 should follow page 10, then pages 11 & 12, then pages 14 and on.

The Man Who Cried Werewolf! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway (Adaptation); Robert Bloch (Original Story)
Pencils:
Pablo Marcos
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charles; Violet; Lisa (death); Doctor Meroux
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert Bloch's "The Man Who Cried Wolf".

Master-Pieces (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Dan Adkins (layouts); Val Mayerik
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Invisible Man

Indexer Notes

Article on H. G. Wells and the various books he wrote, includes three panels from The Invisible Man story in this issue. Script credit taken from the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators website.

[Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction and The Legion of Monsters Promo] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Frank Brunner; Neal Adams
Inks:
Frank Brunner; Neal Adams
Letters:
?

Characters:
Frankenstein Monster; Manphibian; Dracula

Indexer Notes

Half page promos for Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction #6 and The Legion of Monsters #1, including cover art from each magazine.

Dig Me No Grave! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Adaptation); Robert E. Howard (Original Story)
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professor Conrad; Dan Kirowan; John Grimlan (flashback)(death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story.

Terror Toons (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Four terror cartoons. First line is "Boy, I bet you guys charge an arm and a leg!"

The Music of Erich Zann (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Adaptation); H. P. Lovecraft (Original Story)
Pencils:
Johnny Craig
Inks:
Johnny Craig
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Erich Zann (death); Blandot
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from H. P. Lovecraft's story. Letters credit from Chamber of Darkness #5 GCD index.

Original title: "The Music From Beyond!"; original length = 7 pages.

Pickman's Model (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (Adaptation); H. P. Lovecraft (Original Story)
Pencils:
Tom Palmer
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Thurber; Eliot; Pickman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from H. P. Lovecraft's story. Letters credit from Tower of Shadows #9 GCD index.

Time Out For Terror (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Thompson; Maggie Thompson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article about various kinds of horror in movies and books.

The Roaches (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway (Adaptation); Thomas M. Disch (Original Story)
Pencils:
Ralph Reese
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Marcia Kenwell; Mrs. Schapalov; Osip Schapalov; Mr. Grant
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Thomas M. Disch's story.

Readers' Poll (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Esteban Maroto
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, readers' poll to help determine the future contents of this magazine (which never came to pass). Script credit taken from the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators website.

Inside This Issue: (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Original Editor)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Invisible Man
  2. 1. Inside This Issue:
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
  4. 3. What's a Nice Editor Like You Doing In Magazine Like This?
  5. 4. The Invisible Man
    Invisible Man
  6. 5. The Man Who Cried Werewolf!
  7. 6. Master-Pieces
  8. 7. [Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction and The Legion of Monsters Promo]
  9. 8. Dig Me No Grave!
  10. 9. Terror Toons
  11. 10. The Music of Erich Zann
  12. 11. Pickman's Model
  13. 12. Time Out For Terror
  14. 13. The Roaches
  15. 14. Readers' Poll
  16. 15. Inside This Issue:
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