(May 1971)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
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

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin (see notes)
Inks
Steve Ditko; Marie Severin (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have defied the curse of Bombu!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bombu; Mr. Mason; Luis
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Numerous alterations on men and monster by Marie Severin. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2006; the previous indexer credited Marie Severin with pencils and Herb Trimpe with inks.

I Learned the Monstrous Secret of Bombu! (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-801
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bombu; Mr. Mason; Luis
Synopsis
Explorers meet a witch doctor named Bombu, who seems to possess real power. He is killed by lightning and when they find that his mask is really his face they realize that he was an alien.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

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

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

I Found the Things from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-805
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Joe Carter
Synopsis
A man messes with his TV and it picks up battle between alien-looking creatures. The man assumes that he must have tuned into the events upon some other planet, but what the TV has actually shown him was a colony of black ants being attacked and destroyed by a colony of red ants right outside his window.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Magic of Mordoo! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed); Sol Brodsky ?
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed); Sol Brodsky ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
V-416
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Franz Kopnik; Katrina Steuben; Mordoo
Synopsis
A man falls in love with a middle-aged woman on vacation, but wants a younger wife. He convinces her to let a gypsy magician make her young again, but once she's young and pretty she leaves him for the young attractive gypsy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.).

The Man Who Lost the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-417
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bruno; Professor
Synopsis
A scientist's assistant is determined to find whether his time machine sends objects into the past or future. When his journey ends, Earth is so primitive that he is cut off from all humanity, and he realizes that he still doesn't know whether the machine sends things into the past or future since it could be either the dawn or the end of time.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You have defied the curse of Bombu!"]
  2. 1. I Learned the Monstrous Secret of Bombu!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. I Found the Things from Nowhere
  5. 4. The Magic of Mordoo!
  6. 5. The Man Who Lost the World!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko