(December 1975)

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:
Marv Wolfman ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

When Midnight Tolls...the Totem Strikes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan ?
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo, via the GCD Error List, 8 January 2005. Ed Hannigan can neither confirm nor deny that he was the penciller (personal e-mail to Steve Tice, 8 Dec 2005).

The Return of the Totem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-672]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bull Drago; Hunk; Indian chieftain; Totem (last appearance for all)
Synopsis:
The totem frightens the two convicts into a state of shock, but then goes on a rampage through the reservation and a nearby town. The chieftain concocts a potion to destroy the totem, and succeeds in stopping the monster, though at the cost of his own life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

sequel to story reprinted in #10 (June 1975)

Taboo! The Thing from the Murky Swamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-673]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lewis Conrad (only appearance); Taboo [alien] (introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
A popular adventure writer finds a giant mud creature from another planet stranded in a Brazilian swamp. The alien tricks him into bringing all Earth's scientific records for nefarious purposes, but is destroyed by an H-bomb hidden with the records.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Great Disappointment (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-68]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A Soviet expedition lands on the moon, but the cosmonauts are absorbed into the surface. American scientists observing this admit that they knew that the moon was a dangerous living organism, which is why they allowed the Soviet Union to reach it first.
Reprints:

The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Abomination; Wendigo
Synopsis:
Two young boys revive the Hulk with Hostess Fruit Pies after he has been beaten by the Abomination and the Wendigo.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When Midnight Tolls...the Totem Strikes!
  2. 1. The Return of the Totem
  3. 2. Taboo! The Thing from the Murky Swamp
  4. 3. The Great Disappointment
  5. 4. The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!
    The Incredible Hulk; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
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