(October 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

The Two-Headed Thing! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Keywords:
monsters

The Two-Headed Thing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Eddie Kane; "Two-Headed Thing" [unnamed in story]
Synopsis:
In a storm, a convict escapes through a hole smashed in the wall. When they find him, he tells a tale of a shape-shifting monster. When the guards scoff, the escapee reveals that HE is the monster, and they are only saved by a lightning strike.
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Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Reprint credits Stan Lee with script; this is likely in error as most pre-hero monster stories are believed to be plotted by Lee and scripted by Lieber.

I Spent a Night in a Haunted House! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber ? (plot, script); Stan Lee ? (plot)
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tom
Synopsis:
A young boy who has just moved to town is convinced to spend the night in a haunted house. He doesn't find any ghosts but the next day is realizes the house itself was the ghost.
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Indexer Notes

The kids are shown reading comic books, originallly Journey into Mystery, Strange Tales, Tales to Astonish and Tales of Suspense, changed to Werewolf by Night, Strange Tales, Tomb of Dracula and Journey into Mystery for this reprint.

Where? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[9897]

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A story of an amnesic old vampire that feeds only once a year at midnight.
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Indexer Notes

reprint credit verified by Chris Brown (3/05)

Do Not Panic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)
Job Number:
[V-557]

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien craft arrives over a city and descends. The pilot wears a frightening spacesuit, but since the military do not panic, they do not attack, and when the human pilot removes his helmet he is warmly greeted by the people of Mars.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Two-Headed Thing!
  2. 1. The Two-Headed Thing!
  3. 2. I Spent a Night in a Haunted House!
  4. 3. Where?
  5. 4. Do Not Panic!
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