Fear #6
(February 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited)

The Midnight Monster (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from lead story illustrated on cover.

The Midnight Monster (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
John Duffy

Job Number
[V-594]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Victor Avery; Bill Cooper
Synopsis
When handsome scientist playboy Victor Avery is rejected by a girl he turns himself into a monster to wreak revenge on her fiancé only to become his own victim.
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Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

There Is a Brain Behind the Fangs! (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-909
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frank Miller; Dr. John Redfield; Laddie; Pharaoh
Synopsis
A man is convinced that dogs are secretly planning to take over the world. His friend the psychiatrist convinces him otherwise by showing that his dog cannot understand complex questions, even under hypnosis. Neither suspects that the dog has been hypnotized by the cat.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Took a Journey Into Fear! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-944
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Otto Bruger
Synopsis
A man thinks he has traveled through time with the "time machine" he built but the shock he receives from it when he throws the switch unhinges his mind and when the men with the white coats come to take him away he perceives them as barbarians of an earlier age.
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Wings of the Butterfly! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Eric Krane
Synopsis
In the year 2050 Eric Krane is a spaceman who collects butterflies only to find himself trapped on planet where butterflies collect men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and synopsis added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

The Last Laugh! (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-300
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Happy Harper
Synopsis
A practical joker suffers the ultimate practical joke - after his death.
Reprints

The Black Ray (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-104
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hiram Drudd
Synopsis
An imprisoned criminal scientist pretends to make a medical device which is in fact a time machine. He sends his mind into the past to inhabit the body of 'the richest man' but is imprisoned once more, as the Count of Monte Cristo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Voice of Fate! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Walter Krugg; one of the Fates
Synopsis
The Fates make a wager over whether humans will ever understand that they cannot escape them. One of them tells a jewel thief that he will be punished, but he defies fate and flees the country, thinking that since the US is in World War II he will never be found and punished in Hiroshima.
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Indexer Notes

This story is a retelling of "Mister Black", drawn by Gene Colan in Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #93 (February 1962) with an American protaganist instead of a Japanese one.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Midnight Monster
  2. 1. The Midnight Monster
  3. 2. There Is a Brain Behind the Fangs!
  4. 3. I Took a Journey Into Fear!
  5. 4. Wings of the Butterfly!
  6. 5. The Last Laugh!
  7. 6. The Black Ray
  8. 7. The Voice of Fate!
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