(September 1973)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
8 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Colossus Lives Again!! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colossus [later called "It, the Living Colossus]
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

According to George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B this cover is reprinted on page 10 panel 1 of the story in Astonishing Tales #24.

Colossus Lives Again (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (Original Editor)
Job Number:
V-250

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colossus [later called It, the Living Colossus]; Bob O'Bryan (introduction, last name not given); Diane Cummings (introduction); Grant Marshall (introduction); crab-creatures of Cancrius II; Judy; Frank; Charlie; Ben
Synopsis:
The crab-creatures of Cancrius II come back to try to take over the earth and begin by taking control of Colossus again. Bob O'Bryan, a scenery designer, comes up with the idea of creating a plaster of paris creature to trick the crab-creatures into taking over. When the crab-creatures foolishly take it over Bob blows it up, destroying them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. The Colossus last appeared in "I Created the Colossus!" from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #14 (February 1961). This story is the sequel to "I Created the Colossus" from Tales of Suspence (Marvel, 1959 series) #14 (February 1961); reprinted in Monsters on the Prowl (Marvel, 1971 series) #17 (March 1972). According to George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B two panels are reprinted in the story in Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #24, most with alterations of some kind. Page 5 panel 3 of this story is reprinted in page 10 panel 1 of the story in Astonishing Tales #24 and page 13 panel 4 of this story is reprinted in page 10 panel 2 of story in Astonishing Tales #24.

Savage Tales Is Back! (Table of Contents)

Savage Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Synopsis:
Promo for Savage Tales #2 featuring Conan and King Kull, using an illustration of Conan.

The One Who Watches! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-946

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Ivan Von Gent
Synopsis:
When an old man cries out that he sees a monster it submerges before the townspeople can see it. Ivan Von Gent, the famous scientist, is with the townspeople and he vows to figure out how the old man can see the creature but no one else can. He figures out how to make it where he can see the creature and it works. He sees the creature and cries out but it submerges immediately. The old man that used to cry out when it came can now go home and rest because Ivan Von Gent is now "The One who watches"!
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credit from the Atlas Tales website.

I'm Drowning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-208

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Pete Norris; Joe
Synopsis:
Pete Norris is a con who is about to get the chair for the murders he committed. When he hears that the prison may flood he decides to try to escape. He makes it into a room where he is trapped with water leaking in. He decides it is better to try to stop the leak but when he sticks his finger in the hole he is electrocuted because the hole was an electric socket.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credit from the Atlas Tales website.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Colossus Lives Again!!
  2. 1. Colossus Lives Again
  3. 2. Savage Tales Is Back!
    Savage Tales
  4. 3. The One Who Watches!
  5. 4. I'm Drowning!
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