(December 1993)

Marvel, 1993 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960604062900111
Editing:
Mort Todd
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Publishing Format:
limited series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kyle Baker (signed)
Inks:
Kyle Baker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

I Spent Midnight With the Monster on Bald Mountain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
T-460

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Anton Gorge; Evil [never actually called "the Thing/Monster on Bald Mountain" in this story]; Good
Synopsis:
A sculptor builds two statues, one representing good and the other, evil, but the evil statue comes to life and attacks him. The good statue saves him, and both of them fall into the swamp.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Original title: I Spent Midnight with the Thing on Bald Mountain
Narrated in the first person.

[We're #1] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

What Lurks on Channel X? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 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:
V-345

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bill Jones; Ruth Jones; Mr. Cragley; Jordan
Synopsis:
A couple with a nasty landlord get a free TV set from a stranger. It is a device sent by aliens to enslave Earth by hypnotizing people through the sets in preparation for their landing force. The couple snap out of the hypnosis and the aliens from Pluto realize that their plan has failed and leave Earth. It turns out the landlord took down the antenna that the couple had set up to improve reception of the set, and the couple express their overwhelming gratitude to the puzzled landlord.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Monster Menace... Some Titanic Thoughts (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Mort Todd
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text page includes half page article on Marvel monsters by Stan Lee and half-page editorial by Mort Todd on the reprinted stories and creators. Includes background image of cover to Monster Menace #2.

The Terror of Tim Boo Ba (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-474]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Boo Ba
Synopsis:
Alien warlord Tim Boo Ba is master of all he surveys but is wiped out in a torrential flood when an Earth boy drips water on the small scale model that is Tim Boo Ba's home planet.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a retelling of "Earth Will Be Destroyed!" drawn by Steve Ditko in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #9 (May 1960).

I Fought the Molten Man-Thing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[T-484]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Harper; lava creature
Synopsis:
An airline pilot goes on vacation after a traumatic crash, but witness a volcanic eruption and strange creature. He uses a wind tunnel to drive the lava-covered creature back beneath the surface.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Spent Midnight With the Monster on Bald Mountain!
  3. 2. [We're #1]
  4. 3. What Lurks on Channel X?
  5. 4. Monster Menace... Some Titanic Thoughts
  6. 5. The Terror of Tim Boo Ba
  7. 6. I Fought the Molten Man-Thing!
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