(April 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 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
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Deathride! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita ?
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

cover credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

The Empty Bus! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[B-247]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A mobster gets on a bus during a rainy night that has no other riders in order to track down one of his former boys who took it on the lam. Suddenly a strange old man appears beside him and offers to tell him a story. He foretells the mobster's death at the hand of the younger man as they struggle for the mobster's gun, but the criminal does not heed the prophecy and gets off the bus to meet with his appointed destiny.
Reprints:

Sazzik, the Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Boris Grumm; Sazzik
Synopsis:
A TV producer of violent sensationalist drama finds a book on a sorcerer that he thinks will bring in a big profit televised. He makes the mistake of reading the printed avocation spell out loud and the spirit of the long dead mage appears and casts him into limbo.
Reprints:

They Melt at Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[G-414]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist, who is bitter at having his ideas rejected, succeeds in developing a corrosive that melts automobiles. He plans to extort money for the counter agent, but has a change of heart when a dollar bill touches the corrosive and burns, thinking that it may be a sign of what could happen if a dictator gets control of his formula. He destroys the formula and resolves to work for the benefit of mankind.
Reprints:

The Sudden Storm (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[H-965]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A couple are encouraged to flee an approaching hurricane, but they decline. It turns out that they are Noah and his wife.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Deathride!
  2. 1. The Empty Bus!
  3. 2. Sazzik, the Sorcerer
  4. 3. They Melt at Night!
  5. 4. The Sudden Storm
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Ramon Schenk
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