Tomb of Darkness #20 [30¢]
(May 1976)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
candles; coffins; crypts; mausoleums; skeletons

Indexer Notes

Cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006). Cover pencils credit from Nick Caputo, via the GCD Error Group (gcd-error@googlegroups.com), based on examination of the original art, 10 September 2008.

...and Fear Shall Follow! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
John Verpoorten
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[209Z]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A U-2 pilot crashes his plane in China. He escapes from the wreckage, but a strange man pursues him relentlessly, even walking through walls. The pilot eventually realizes that he died in the crash and the man is going to escort him to the world beyond.
Reprints

Skull-Face (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[B-380]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
To publicize a horror movie, a scientist performs an experiment to bring a skeleton to life. Unexpectedly, the experiment works and the skeleton murders both the scientist and the movie's publicist, but no one believes the truth, which they dismiss as a publicity stunt.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

reprint is mistakenly identified as from Mystic #6

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

Venus / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[9849]
Genre
horror-suspense; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Venus; Whitney Hammond
Synopsis
Venus and Whit set out to expose a fraudulent medium, but learn that he can indeed summon the dead.
Reprints

Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers" (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kiss of Death!
  2. 1. ...and Fear Shall Follow!
  3. 2. Skull-Face
  4. 3. The Kiss of Death!
    Venus
  5. 4. Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers"
    Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man
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