(February 1973)

Marvel, 1972 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
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Shambler from the Stars! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Tom Palmer (signed)
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
John Costanza; Gaspar Saladino (logo)

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
Cthulhu Mythos; monsters

Indexer Notes

Redesigned logo by Gaspar Saladino, per info in letters page. new logo designed by Gaspar Saladino as revealed in the letters page.

The Shambler from the Stars! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Goulart (adaptation); Robert Bloch (priginal story)
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Job Number
1114-Z
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Robert; Bronson; Ludvig Prinn (flashback); Shambler from the Stars
Synopsis
A writer becomes obsessed with an ancient forbidden book of magic, and murders its owner to steal it. However, translation of the book releases a loathsome evil from beyond space and time.
Reprints
Keywords
Cthulhu Mythos; De Vermis Mysteriis; monsters; Necronomicon; New Hampshire; Portsmouth

Indexer Notes

original story Copyright © 1945 by Robert Bloch

Revenge From the Rhine! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Kweskin
Pencils
Sam Kweskin
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
?
Letters
Denise Wohl ? (uncredited)

Genre
horror-suspense; war
Synopsis
A German pilot breaks the armistice to kill one more French flier and attain a high military honor, but the testimony of his own men prevents the honor. He murders those who testified against him, and years later all his victims return to kill him in return.
Reprints
Keywords
Blue Max; World War I

On Sale Now! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Invisible Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Journey into the Mail-Box! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Gary Kimber; Jesse Prosise; Brian Earl Brown; George Arnold

Genius (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
C-807
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An intelligent man grows tired among life on Earth as mere humans are like children to him when he receives a telepathic message from what appears to be a beautiful woman on Saturn imploring him to build a rocket to journey to her. He does so, but when he arrives she removes her mask to kiss him, revealing herself to be a hideous hag.
Reprints
Keywords
Saturn; telepathy
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shambler from the Stars!
  2. 1. The Shambler from the Stars!
  3. 2. Revenge From the Rhine!
  4. 3. On Sale Now!
    The Invisible Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Journey into the Mail-Box!
  6. 5. Genius
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