(October 1971)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Tragg! He Who Stalks the Subway!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tragg
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors List, 7 January 2005.

The Sandman Cometh! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-225]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
"Sandman"; Steve Bronson; Anne Bronson; Bobby Bronson
Synopsis:
A family stumbles across a hostile alien made of sand. The military are helpless, but it is defeated by the family’s bookish son, who uses water to dissolve it and traps it in a bucket.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 7 pp).

I Dared Enter the Haunted Forest! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
T-859

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Darius Zorn; man in black
Synopsis:
A bigoted rich man buys a cursed forest, unconcerned with the misfortunes that befall the village. The forest's keeper takes him to another dimension, explaining that he was looking for a man who no one would miss to display in the alien zoo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

It Fell From the Flying Saucer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
V-609

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An artist finds an alien pencil that will make whatever he draws real, but his selfish use of it makes the aliens take it back.
Reprints:

The Thing From the Hidden Swamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
V-587

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mary Brown; "The Thing from the Hidden Swamp" (only referred to as such in title)
Synopsis:
A plain girl helps a stranded alien, and is made beautiful as a reward.
Reprints:

In the Shadow of Tragg -- He Who Walks Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tragg; David Arnstead
Synopsis:
Reporter David Arnstead investigates the shut-down of a New York City subway line and finds Tragg, a subterranean monster that kills anything human it encounters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

New story in the style of the earlier Lee/Kirby/Ditko monster tales.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Tragg! He Who Stalks the Subway!"]
  2. 1. The Sandman Cometh!
  3. 2. I Dared Enter the Haunted Forest!
  4. 3. It Fell From the Flying Saucer!
  5. 4. The Thing From the Hidden Swamp
  6. 5. In the Shadow of Tragg -- He Who Walks Beneath the Earth!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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