(August 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Don't Go in the Cellar! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (30 October 2006).

The Strange Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clark Haas ?
Inks:
Clark Haas ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[7929]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The leader of the Spanish Inquisition intends to do away with a rival by presenting a strange machine that will prove he is in league with the Devil. He climbs inside to investigate how the machine works, but fails to anticipate that his rival was building a device that would automatically implement every torture yet devised.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint is mistakenly identified as from Mystic #26.

A Little Pain Never Hurt Anybody (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-833]

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A dentist treats his patients without painkiller in order to save money. When he catches a brain surgeon making a pass at his wife, he suffers one of his fainting spells. When he comes to, the brain surgeon has him strapped to a table and offers to remove the clot from his brain causing the fainting spells...without ether.
Reprints:

The Man in Black (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-289]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A Communist agent mistakes his contact for the man he is supposed to kill.
Reprints:

The Little Pests (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[A-706]

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After a husband disposes of his murdered wife's body in the pond, his new girlfriend complains so much to the county about the mosquitoes around the house that they drain it.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Don't Go in the Cellar!
  2. 1. The Strange Machine
  3. 2. A Little Pain Never Hurt Anybody
  4. 3. The Man in Black
  5. 4. The Little Pests
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jochen G.
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