(January 1977)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860290801
Editing:
Roger Stern
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Madness! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Druid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed) [as K]
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed) [as S]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid

The Madness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dan Cooper; asylum keeper
Synopsis:
A man is transported by a mist to the 16th century, where he is locked up as a madman. He escapes and is transported with the asylum keeper back to the present, where the keeper is taken for mad!
Reprints:

Behold the Power of Zamu! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Druid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed); John Tartaglione ? (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed); John Tartaglione ? (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-234]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid [Anthony Druid]
Synopsis:
Zemu appears to be a stage magician of incredible prowess. His name is on everyone's lips. Zemu announces he is running for governor. Dr. Druid not only discovers that Zemo is a fraud, but also is an alien from Saturn, bent on paving the way for an alien invasion. Dr. Druid overpowers him, hypnotizes him so that he'll reveal the truth, and turns him over to the authorities.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: Doctor Droom Meetz Zemu! Edited for this reprint in accordance with Doctor Droom's retroactive renaming. Possible Tartaglione alterations on Dr. Droom per Nick Caputo, who notes a credit for him in the letters page of issue # 22.

What Happened in the Wax Museum? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Herr Wagner's statue
Synopsis:
A thief attempts to rob a wax museum and is prevented from doing so by the wax figure of the museum's founder.
Reprints:

One Man's Leprechaun (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[J-181]

Genre:
fantasy
Synopsis:
A simple man who wants to be mayor helps a Leprechaun in the forest by letting him out of a cave. The Leprechaun gives him magic seeds and magic paint to revitalize the town, but when he asks the ungrateful townsfolk to be made mayor they scoff at him just as much as before when the town was rundown, so he goes back into the forest and takes the Leprechaun with him back into the cave.
Reprints:

The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Cousin Betsy; Mari Gold; Artie Choke; Rhoda Dendron
Synopsis:
The Hulk defeats a mad florist and her plant creatures.

Indexer Notes

advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies; featured in January and February 1977 Marvel comics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Madness!
    Doctor Druid
  2. 1. The Madness!
  3. 2. Behold the Power of Zamu!
    Doctor Druid
  4. 3. What Happened in the Wax Museum?
  5. 4. One Man's Leprechaun
  6. 5. The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb!
    Hulk; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Terry Watkins
  • Roger Reus
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore