(January 1994)

Marvel, 1993 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960604062900211
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:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Steve Ditko ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

When the Totem Walks (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 editor)
Job Number:
[T-604]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Bull Drago; Hunk; Indian shaman (introduction for all); Totem (introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
Two escaped convicts stumble across a tribe of Indians, rob them of food, and plan to shoot them in the morning to eliminate witnesses to their flight. Their totem comes alive during the night in response to the chieftain's prayers and chases the convicts back to prison. They think they are safe, but the story ends with the totem tearing the iron bars off their cell window while they shrink back in fear from its approach.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued in Monster Menace #4 (March 1994).

Save Me from the Weed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber; Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
[V-524]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lucius Farnsworth; George
Synopsis:
A wealthy man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, his diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. His employer realizes that everyone has their own part to play.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Jack Kirby, Atlas Comics and Monsters (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Mort Todd
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby writes about the Marvel monsters; Mort Todd discusses the reprinted stories. Includes a key to the monsters Ditko illustrated on the cover.

I Can't Escape from the Creeping Things! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)
Job Number:
T-888

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Silas Bleede
Synopsis:
A greedy businessman tries to cut down an ancient tree and is attacked by its branches during the night.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Fought the Colossus! (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 editor)
Job Number:
T-463

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Reynolds; "Colossus" robot
Synopsis:
An advanced supercomputer turns Earth into a utopia, but suspicion remains, only to be inflamed when it is found to be building a giant robot. Humanity turns on the computer and destroys the robot, only to find that it was intended to replace the supercomputer, which breaks down, leaving humanity without its intelligence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. When the Totem Walks
  3. 2. Save Me from the Weed!
  4. 3. Jack Kirby, Atlas Comics and Monsters
  5. 4. I Can't Escape from the Creeping Things!
  6. 5. I Fought the Colossus!
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