(April 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
Marvel Comics Group
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 Haunter of the Dark! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
Cthulhu Mythos; monsters

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (7 February 2005).

The Haunter of the Dark! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ron Goulart (adaptation); H. P. Lovecraft (original story)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Denise Wohl

Job Number
1337Z
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Robert Blake, student of the occult, visits a strange church which was overtaken by dark forces and becomes swept away by the ancient evil once released there.
Reprints
Keywords
Cthulhu Mythos; Necronomicon; New Hampshire; Portsmouth

Indexer Notes

Story adapted by permission of Arkham House Publishers.

The H. P. Lovecraft story that this is based on was published in 1936 and was a sequel to Robert Bloch's 1935 story "The Shambler from the Stars." The protagonist here is named for Robert Bloch.

The Price Is Flight! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Adkins (plot); Steve Gerber
Pencils
P. Craig Russell
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (uncredited)

Job Number
1134Z
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A circus magician unexpectedly attains real occult powers, at the cost of his own life.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; stage magic

The Man with -- Two Faces! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox; Don McGregor [as Donald F. McGregor]
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo (uncredited)

Job Number
1197Z ?
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Martin Ballard is pursued by the curse of the treasure of Genghis Khan, which he once stole.
Reprints
Keywords
Genghis Khan

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

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

Script
Steve Gerber ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters from readers Brian Earl Brown, Jon Miles and Fred Bottomsley

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunter of the Dark!
  2. 1. The Haunter of the Dark!
  3. 2. The Price Is Flight!
  4. 3. The Man with -- Two Faces!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Journey into the Mail-Box!
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