(October 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 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
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some information for this index supplied by Laurence Cane-Honeysett through the GCD errors list, September 2008.


Attack of the Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover inker credits from Nick Caputo (February 8, 2005).

I Captured the Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
[T-81]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man lies, cheats and steals to find the abominable snowman, and eventually discovers a lama who knows the secret of the snowman and is forced to summon it. He discovers that the snowman was a greedy man like him, cursed to wear a bestial form until another took his place. He is horrified as the snowman becomes human and he is transformed into a monster.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Creative credits and job number from index of original printing.

Revolt of the Robots (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Fate
Synopsis
Robots make Earth into a living paradise, but humans grow fearful and oppress them, causing them to leave for another planet, where they build and oppress their own robots while Fate laughs.
Reprints
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

Not the same story as the one in Tales of Suspense # 35. This story has likely been re-titled from the original.

The Imitation Man (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[V-812]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carlos Zarago; Pedro Lopez
Synopsis
A dictator forces a scientist to use his duplicator machine on him so that he can have a substitute appear in public places to avoid assassination attempts. The duplicate is too much like the original, however, and refuses to expose himself to danger when he can seize power to rule the country. The dictator returns to the machine with the intent of destroying it only to find it has continually been producing duplicates. While the duplicates are arguing among themselves, a revolution occurs, and the new democratic regime deports all versions of the former dictator.
Reprints

The Terrible Teeth! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale
Inks
Robert Q. Sale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
[C-178]
Genre
crime
Characters
Porter; Jimmy Willis
Synopsis
A man gets the idea to rob a gambler by putting sleeping powder in his toothpaste. When he enters the room later that evening the intended victim shoots him. The would-be thief realizes in his final moments that the man had false teeth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from the Atlas Tales website.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Attack of the Abominable Snowman!
  2. 1. I Captured the Abominable Snowman!
  3. 2. Revolt of the Robots
  4. 3. The Imitation Man
  5. 4. The Terrible Teeth!
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