(September 1970)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1970-06-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co. Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1970 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress with a correction factor of plus 28 days.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
Dick Ayers; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mankind is doomed! Taboo lives again!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Taboo (alien)
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Some figures added by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

The Return of Taboo! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-809
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan; Susan (only appearance for both); Taboo
Synopsis
After his apparent destruction, Taboo reconstitutes himself and runs amok. He is eventually stopped by the arrival of others from his world, who reveal that he is not an advance scout for invasion, but merely a deranged criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Sequel to story in issue #2 (March 1970).

Snoopy Strikes Again! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Snoopy; Monogram models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 0.4 page (report information)

The Strange Magic of Master Khan! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-796
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hawk Gormey (only appearance); Master Khan (introduction)
Synopsis
A pirate steals the ship of an Asian sorcerer. The ship's owner curses the thieves, shrinking the ship and imprisoning them in a glass bottle.
Reprints

We Met in the Swamp! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
T-473
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lem Whipple
Synopsis
A hermit claims to have helped a group of aliens in return for a chest of treasure. The chest is empty, but he realizes that air is precious to space travellers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Lived a Ghost Story! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-477
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Howard; John Lang
Synopsis
A real estate agent tries to dissuade a man from buying a haunted house, but he insists on spending a night there. He is chased from the house by spirits and is scared off, which relieves the agent, since he is one of the ghosts, and wouldn't want to have to share their home.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mankind is doomed! Taboo lives again!"]
  2. 1. The Return of Taboo!
  3. 2. Snoopy Strikes Again!
    Snoopy; Monogram models
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. The Strange Magic of Master Khan!
  6. 5. We Met in the Swamp!
  7. 6. I Lived a Ghost Story!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Dwayne Best
  • Chris Boyko
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Paul Lefebvre
  • Phil Owens
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore