(July 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 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 [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Beware the Son of Goom! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Googam
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-155
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Googam (introduction, origin); Mark Langley; Helen Langley; Billy Langley (introduction); Goom (flashback)
Synopsis
Goom leaves an offspring in a cave to complete his conquest, and the son comes across the family of the scientist who was responsible for his father's defeat.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Googam next appears in Marvel Monsters: Fin Fang 4 (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (December 2005). Billy Langley next appears as an adult in Marvel Monsters: From the Files of Ulysses Bloodstone and the Monster Hunters (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (November 2005).

He Who Laughs Last, Gets...The Horselaugh (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-524
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who plays the rear end in a dummy horse act is jealous of the man who plays the head, so he kills him and when he returns to the stage that night, is trampled by the front part of the costume.
Reprints

I Am... Gorak! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
V-45
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gorak
Synopsis
A famous magician is enraged when his power is questioned, and he reveals that the whole world is an illusion, and only he is real. He even confronts the reader, but fades away as the story ends.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Son of Goom!
  2. 1. Beware of Googam, Son of Goom!!
  3. 2. He Who Laughs Last, Gets...The Horselaugh
  4. 3. I Am... Gorak!
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