(September 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
8 times a year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
? (reprint editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Hot as the Devil! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rock Zucco

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).

The Heat's On (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-1]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rock Zucco; Gertie Zucco; Crawford; Sam; other members of the crew on the ship Zucco serves on
Synopsis:
A succubus uses a mirror to blind a sea captain on leave as he attempts to push his homely wife out the top story window so that he tumbles out instead and winds up in Hell stoking the flames the way he used to torture his men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover story

The Telepathic Typewriter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[J-197]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A writer buys a magic typewriter that shows a mental vision of the truth of any newspaper story that is typed on it.
Reprints:

The Madman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-683]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jane Bryant
Synopsis:
Nurse Jane Bryant arrives at the mysterious Hagstone Sanitarium for a job, but she is really there on a secret mission of her own.
Reprints:

Contents: One Human! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert McCarty
Inks:
Robert McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[H-386]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The Post Office investigates boxes that contain shrunken people which expand to full size upon arrival at their destination. The business turns out to be run by an enterprising Martian wishing to compete with the rail and plane fare services.
Reprints:

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [September 1974] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee talks about the new SPIDEY comic coming out, that's tied into the Electric Company television show. Miscellaneous Marvel news items.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hot as the Devil!
  2. 1. The Heat's On
  3. 2. The Telepathic Typewriter
  4. 3. The Madman
  5. 4. Contents: One Human!
  6. 5. Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [September 1974]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk