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(March 1977)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 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 [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860290803
Editing:
Roger Stern
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Gorgilla! The Monster of Midnight Mountain Lives! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Druid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid; Gorgilla
Reprints:

Behind the Dreadful Door! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Gene Colan; John Tartaglione (alterations)
Inks:
Gene Colan; John Tartaglione (alterations)
Colors:
Diane Buscema
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
horror

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dr. Druid (host); Joshua Carstairs; Derek Weems
Synopsis:
A painter breaks into a room which he thinks is the source of a famous artist's inspiration. It contains supernatural beings that model for the artist, who take the intruder as their own model.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The main character has been altered to resemble Dr. Druid on the splash page and page 2. panel 1.

I Discovered Gorgilla! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Druid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Tartaglione (alterations)
Inks:
Steve Ditko; John Tartaglione (alterations)
Colors:
Diane Buscema
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
T-873

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Dr. Druid (host); Gorgilla; Scotty; Anne; Frank
Synopsis:
An expedition finds the missing link between apes and humans in Borneo. It is initially hostile, but defends its fellow primates from a dinosaur
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Various panels have been altered to change the protagonist to Dr. Druid.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Weird Wonder Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jorge Corona and Edward A. Norton

Beware of the Giants! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mr. Jann
Synopsis:
An old man tells children stories of giants whom he insists actually exist. The adults of village think him mad, but the last panel reveals that old man is a resident of a Leprechaun village.
Reprints:

The Champ (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gorgilla! The Monster of Midnight Mountain Lives!
    Doctor Druid
  2. 1. Behind the Dreadful Door!
    Doctor Druid
  3. 2. I Discovered Gorgilla!
    Doctor Druid
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Weird Wonder Mails
  5. 4. Beware of the Giants!
  6. 5. The Champ
    Spider-Man; Hostess
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