Chamber of Chills #23 [30 cent cover price variant]
(July 1976)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Chamber of Chills (Marvel, 1972 series) #23.


The Gorilla Man? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Wilson
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Ken Hale

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).
Al Milgrom tentatively confirms 2006 that he inked the cover, although he's not 100% sure when judging by the scan.
Cover letterer credit 2006 by Steven Tice.

Where Lurks the Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-354]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe; Mike
Synopsis:
A man spends the night in a haunted house with the house’s caretaker. He thinks that he didn’t see a ghost, but the caretaker was killed years ago.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ghosts; haunted houses

Bat's Tale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[C-132]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A vampire captures a fat man and takes his victim to display him to his brothers. They all agree that not even the Beast-Man captures such victims and ask the fat man his name. The fat man doesn't speak and instead transforms into the Beast-Man and attacks the vampires.
Reprints:
Keywords:
vampires; werewolves

Indexer Notes

original title: Terror Tale

The Men in the Morgue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[D-748]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two killers attempt to hide in the morgue, but the attendant locks them in the freezer.
Reprints:

Gorilla Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[D-648]

Genre:
horror-suspense; jungle
Characters:
Ken Hale; Lil Hale
Synopsis:
Tormented by dreams of a strange gorilla man, Ken Hale is compelled to go to Africa to figure out what is happening. When he finds the gorilla man of his dreams, they fight and Hale is transformed into a gorilla man himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gorillas

Indexer Notes

This story is now considered to be the origin of Gorilla Man of the Agents of Atlas.

Captain America and the Red Skull (Table of Contents)

Captain America; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Red Skull
Synopsis:
The Red Skull wants to take over the United States before the bicentennial and uses the Cosmic Cube to transport Captain America to him. Captain America foils his plans when he gives the Cosmic Cube a Hostess Twinkie and it stops obeying the Red Skull.
Keywords:
Cosmic Cube

Indexer Notes

Featured in July 1976 and August 1976 Marvel comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Gorilla Man?
  2. 1. Where Lurks the Ghost!
  3. 2. Bat's Tale
  4. 3. The Men in the Morgue
  5. 4. Gorilla Man
  6. 5. Captain America and the Red Skull
    Captain America; Hostess
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