Man-Thing #1 [Newsstand]
(November 1979)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.40 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]
Barcode
0714860231711
Editing
Mark Gruenwald; Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Man-Thing (Marvel, 1979 series) #1 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
the Man-Thing
Reprints

Regeneration -- and Rebirth (Table of Contents: 1)

The Man-Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
LG 693
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Oheimer; Ellen Brandt (flashback); Henry Peter Gyrich; the Man-Thing [Dr. Ted Sallis seen in flashback]; Smathers; Mrs. Franklin; Ned; Jimmy; Davis; Williams
Synopsis
Dr. Oheimer attempts to restore Ted Sallis' intelligence while the Man-Thing's origin is retold.
Reprints

Captain Marvel vs. Professor Sneer. (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Esposito
Inks
Mike Esposito?
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak?
Editing
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Professor Sneer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Comic strip ad for Hostess Twinkies from Continental Baking Company.
Mike Esposito credit from auction of original art at Heritage Auction Galleries in January 2002.

Excerpt from the Notebooks of Dakimh the Sorcerer (Table of Contents: 3)

Mail-Thing! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher?; Mark Gruenwald? [as Dakimhh the Sorcerer]
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Explains some of the Man-Thing's past adventures and lists the creators and issues he appeared in.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Man-Thing
  2. 1. Regeneration -- and Rebirth
    The Man-Thing
  3. 2. Captain Marvel vs. Professor Sneer.
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. Excerpt from the Notebooks of Dakimh the Sorcerer
    Mail-Thing!
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  • Derek Reinhard
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  • Max Capp