Fear #1
(November 1970)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (#1-6 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

I Found Monstrom, the Dweller in the Black Swamp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Monstrom
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Slight alterations by Marie Severin, per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

I Found Monstrom! The Dweller in the Black Swamp! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-755
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Monstrom; John; Billy; Sara
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Am the Man Who Will...Destroy Your World! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
T-372
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mool [disguised as "Ralph Masters"]; John; Anne
Synopsis
An alien emperor of an immortal race comes to Earth disguised as a human to decide whether or not to order an invasion. He is impressed with the humans' decency and falls in love with a human girl, calling off the invasion and giving up immortality to stay with her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I – Am – The – Genie! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-559
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
genie; Freddy Sykes
Synopsis
Criminal Freddy Sykes finds a genie and plans to use its powers for his own benefit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Was Face-to-Face With the Forbidden Robot! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-759
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ralph; Anne
Synopsis
In the near future, a man reactivates an illegal robot in order to gain recognition for stopping it. He destroys the robot, but realizes that robots are harmless, and instead of cashing in he confesses his plan, and advocates the legalization of robots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

What Was the Strange Power of Simon Drudd!! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-684
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Simon Drudd; Bentley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Something Lurks Inside! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-696
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ted Karson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Only I Know When the World Will End!!! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-685
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kartu
Synopsis
A derelict claims to be from another world and says that another planet will collide with Earth within days, but he is believed mad. He escapes and decides that he really is insane, hiding in a cave while, unknown to him, astronomers observe a nearby planetary collision and realise that he really was an alien.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Fought the Man Who Couldn't Be Killed (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler ?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-373
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Duke Jordan (only appearance)
Synopsis
A criminal escapes from prison in 1969 after 10 years and robs a warehouse. He is found by a police officer with superhuman powers, and is surprised to learn that the police now only recruit robots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Possible Wessler script per Nick Caputo from information in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 26, No.4, April 2015. A Wessler inventory story was originally titled "The Man That Couldn't Die"

Mummex---King of the Mummies! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-563
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mummex [Raaka]; Paul Fleming; Sara
Synopsis
An archaeologist finds a giant mummy in the Egyptian desert. It rises and searches the tombs and museums of the area, examining several mummies before returning into the desert. The scientist follows it and sees the mummy enter a spaceship and lift-off. It was actually an explorer looking for missing space pilots, who wear mummy-like bandages as protective suits.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the second person.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Found Monstrom, the Dweller in the Black Swamp!
  2. 1. I Found Monstrom! The Dweller in the Black Swamp!
  3. 2. I Am the Man Who Will...Destroy Your World!
  4. 3. I – Am – The – Genie!
  5. 4. I Was Face-to-Face With the Forbidden Robot!
  6. 5. What Was the Strange Power of Simon Drudd!!
  7. 6. Something Lurks Inside!
  8. 7. Only I Know When the World Will End!!!
  9. 8. I Fought the Man Who Couldn't Be Killed
  10. 9. Mummex---King of the Mummies!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
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