(October 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1973-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Marv Wolfman (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jad (as José Antonio Domingo Bernabéu) (signed as Jad) (painting)
Inks
Jad (as José Antonio Domingo Bernabéu) (signed as Jad) (painting)
Colors
Jad (as José Antonio Domingo Bernabéu) (signed as Jad) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset; ? (logo)

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Indexer Notes

Shows credits, table of contents and indicia. Small still reproduction.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vampires. From Vlad Tepes to Barnabas Collins.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still of Bela Lugosi as Murder Legendre from the independent film White Zombie to introduce "The Blood Sacrifice of Amanda Saint!".

The Blood Sacrifice of Amanda Saint! (Table of Contents: 3)

Morbius / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Irv Watanabe; Jean Simek (as Jean Izzo)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The blood-lust is still upon you, isn't it, Michael Morbius?
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Morbius; Amanda Saint (introduction); Demon-Fire cult (introduction, villain); Katabolik (introduction); Poison-Lark (introduction); Catherine; Justin (introduction); Freddie; Pete; Edgar; Max Turnhope (death)
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V Is for Vampire! (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

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Witch Hunt! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mannie Banks (signed)
Inks
Mannie Banks (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There she goes!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Prudence (also in flashback); Caleb (also in flashback)
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A Vampire By Any Other Name: (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel's Monster Movie Museum / text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

An article on the various non-Dracula vampire roles that Bela Lugosi had.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are worlds beyond our own.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still of from from undetermined film to introduce "Five Claws to Tryphon".

Five Claws to Tryphon (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jesús Blasco (pages 1-6); John Romita (pages 7-10)
Inks
Jesús Blasco (pages 1-6); John Romita (pages 7-10)
Letters
Irv Watanabe (pages 1-6); ? (pages 7-10)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the crisp, cool air of the high Cordilleras mountains in Peru...
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters
Tryphon (also in flashback, death); Simon Majors (also in flashback); Keng Chow (flashback); Sharalla (death); Seethios
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A Generation of Vampires: (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Romita; ? (photograph)
Inks
Gene Colan; ? (photograph)
Letters
typeset; ?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the city.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still from undetermined film to introduce "Satana".

[Introducing Satana] (Table of Contents: 11)

Satana / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Irv Watanabe (as Irving Watanabe)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo, girlie.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Satana Hellstrom (first appearance)
Synopsis
A mugger gets more than he bargained for when Satana is his victim.
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Indexer Notes

Watanabe credit from Rodrigo Baeza via the GCD-Chat mailing list 2007. First line is on page 2.

At the Stroke of Midnight! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko
Pencils
Jim Steranko
Inks
Jim Steranko
Letters
Sam Rosen; Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good evening, travelers, -- lost your way in the dark!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Digger (host); Marie Fowler; Lou Fowler; Lou Fowler's Uncle
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Survival. So important to us.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still from from undetermined film to introduce "The Praying Mantis Principle!".

The Praying Mantis Principle! (Table of Contents: 14)

Hodiah Twist / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Klaus Janson; Carlos Garzón
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The early 1930's: Back in the uptown Harlem bar...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hodiah Twist (introduction; origin); Conrad Jeavons (introduction); Leroy Hayes (death); Madam Angela (death); Christina; Teddy Durance
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Indexer Notes

Art credits corrected by Nick Katradis via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Vampire Tales Feature Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carla Joseph; Mark Evanier
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reviews of movies The Vault of Horror and The Daughters of Satan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Satana / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales
  3. 2. ["Vampires. From Vlad Tepes to Barnabas Collins."]
  4. 3. The Blood Sacrifice of Amanda Saint!
    Morbius
  5. 4. V Is for Vampire!
  6. 5. Witch Hunt!
  7. 6. A Vampire By Any Other Name:
    Marvel's Monster Movie Museum
  8. 7. ["There are worlds beyond our own."]
  9. 8. Five Claws to Tryphon
  10. 9. A Generation of Vampires:
  11. 10. ["This is the city."]
  12. 11. [Introducing Satana]
    Satana
  13. 12. At the Stroke of Midnight!
  14. 13. ["Survival. So important to us."]
  15. 14. The Praying Mantis Principle!
    Hodiah Twist
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Vampire Tales Feature Page
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Satana
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