(January 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-10-24
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
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Adapted from the Mary Shelley novel. On-sale date from Etcetera & The Comic Reader #89 September 1972.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein Monster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's -- alive!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Victor Frankenstein; Frankenstein Monster
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Table of Contents: 1)

Frankenstein Monster / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (credited) (adaptation); Mary Shelley (original story)
Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog) (adaptation)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog) (adaptation)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
1071 Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
January 1898: A lone cargo ship hopelessly locked in the icy grip of the Arctic winter...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein Monster (origin part 1, also in flashback); Victor Frankenstein (flashback); Robert Walton IV (introduction); Canute (introduction); Sean Farrell (introduction); William Frankenstein (introduction, flashback, death); Mr. Frankenstein (Victor Frankenstein's father, introduction, flashback); Henri Clerval (introduction, flashback); Justine Moritz (introduction, death, flashback); Elizabeth (introduction, flashback)
Synopsis
Robert Walton IV leads an expedition into the Arctic to retrieve Frankenstein's Monster which has been frozen into the ice. He relates to the cabin boy how the monster was created.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Mary Shelley novel. Both Frankenstein's Monster and Victor Frankenstein last appeared in Silver Surfer (Marvel, 1968 series) #7.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's -- alive!"]
    Frankenstein Monster
  2. 1. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
    Frankenstein Monster
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