(October 1975)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
9 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe ?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Treasure of Planetoid 12! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
In the year 2100 a criminal hijacks a spaceship to be the first man to claim the treasure of Planetoid 12. When he gets there, he finds nothing but water and mud. He drinks the water, finding out too late that the treasure is the fabled Fountain of Youth, and he is now an infant.
Reprints:

Lost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney ?
Inks:
Jim Mooney ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[B-749]

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Criminals hide loot in a cave and one is arrested and serves a jail sentence of twenty years. When he is released he goes back to the cave and shoots the man and woman who were lost in there for twenty years, but their son kills him.
Reprints:

For the Birds! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[D-170]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When Professor Gorey realizes that there is a valuable market in interplanetary birds, he begins stealing eggs from other worlds, hatching them, and selling the rare birds. However, on one trip to a new planet, he finds a giant bird taller than a skyscraper, who mistakes his spaceship for its egg and sits down on it, crushing the ship and the professor.
Reprints:

Hunger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks:
David Gantz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[B-739]

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A butcher poisons his ex-partner's meat locker in order to drive him out of business but then comes back later to make sure he did not leave any evidence behind and gets himself locked in. Over the course of several days he waits for someone to come and let him out, but no one comes. He resists the temptation to eat the meat and eventually starves. When his body is found the owner wonders why he did not eat the meat since the inspector had declared it unfit and made him replace the entire locker with fresh stock.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Treasure of Planetoid 12!
  3. 2. Lost!
  4. 3. For the Birds!
  5. 4. Hunger
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
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