(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
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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Aldo Moomjay [The Champ]; The Foe
Synopsis:
Spider-Man spots a crooked referee at a boxing match and stops him with Hostess Cup Cakes.
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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