(1978)

Portman Distribution, 1978 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.35 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1978
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Portman Distribution Ltd.
Editing
Dominic Quarrell
Color
Colour Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
Magazine-size
Paper Stock
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Horrifying stories of werewolves, ghouls and vampires (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (painting)
Inks
Neal Adams (painting)
Colors
Neal Adams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing
Reprints

Journey into Nightmare (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Frankenstein's Monster / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They should have left you dead.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein's Monster

The Classic Monster! [Chapter Two] (Table of Contents: 3)

Frankenstein 1978 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Syd Shores; Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Derek McDowell; Frankenstein's Monster; Dr. Wallach
Synopsis
Derek removes the brain from the Frankenstein Monster and replaces it with the brain from Dr. Wallach.
Reprints

Once a Monster..! [Chapter 3] (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankenstein 1979 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein's Monster; Dr. Wallach; Derek McDowell; Ruth (Nurse); Gretchen; James
Synopsis
Dr. Wallach kidnaps James in a plan to have his brain transferred from the Frankenstein Monster into James' body.
Reprints

A Tale of Two Monsters! (Table of Contents: 5)

Frankenstein 1979 / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Val Mayerik
Inks
Val Mayerik
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Master (villain); Frankenstein Monster; James; Bruno
Synopsis
James relates to the Frankenstein Monster the sad story of his life.
Reprints

The Burning Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Fright Pattern! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Younger
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Wayne Howard
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mary Jane
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Man-Thing / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This swamp wasn't always his home.
Genre
horror-suspense

Man-Thing! (Table of Contents: 9)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; [Ted Sallis] (introduction and origin); Ellen Brandt
Reprints

All the Faces of Fear! (Table of Contents: 10)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Vicente Alcazar
Inks
Vicente Alcazar
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Ellen Brandt; Leonard; Farley; Alby
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Horrifying stories of werewolves, ghouls and vampires
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. Journey into Nightmare
  3. 2. ["They should have left you dead."]
    Frankenstein's Monster
  4. 3. The Classic Monster! [Chapter Two]
    Frankenstein 1978
  5. 4. Once a Monster..! [Chapter 3]
    Frankenstein 1979
  6. 5. A Tale of Two Monsters!
    Frankenstein 1979
  7. 6. The Burning Man
  8. 7. Fright Pattern!
  9. 8. ["This swamp wasn't always his home."]
    Man-Thing
  10. 9. Man-Thing!
    Man-Thing
  11. 10. All the Faces of Fear!
    Man-Thing
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Phil Hart
  • Gary Henderson
  • Gary L. Watson
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