(November 1973)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-08-07
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #99.

Prey for Keeps! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Inker credit per Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List based on his examination of a digital scan of the original art (1 February 2008). The original indexer credited Jack Abel.

Death Notice! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[A-522]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mack Maxon; Chiller Quade; Anton Ames
Synopsis
An obituary writer who finds that he has the power to cause the deaths he writes about has the tables turned on him when the ghosts of his victims print an edition of the paper that says he dies in a train wreck.
Reprints
Keywords
ghosts

Indexer Notes

artist info from atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Prey for Keeps (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Denise Wohl

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tom Burke; Ferman; Whelton
Synopsis
Big game hunter Tom Burke is lured to a remote jungle outpost by his rivals, who plan to have their revenge by hunting him. They don't know that Burke is a werewolf, and that they will become the hunted.
Keywords
werewolf

Indexer Notes

This is the final issue to include new material.

I Am the Prisoner of the Voodoo King! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
V-742
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A criminal being brought to prison from a jungle outpost escapes into the jungle. He happens upon a tribe worshipping a gold idol and steals it. He escapes his pursuers, but realizes that the idol is cursed: he can never put it down.
Reprints
Keywords
Africa; voodoo

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked Up to Confuse and Confound You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

FOOM! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prey for Keeps!
  2. 1. Death Notice!
  3. 2. Prey for Keeps
  4. 3. I Am the Prisoner of the Voodoo King!
  5. 4. Capricious Commentaries, Carefully Cooked Up to Confuse and Confound You!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. FOOM!
    FOOM
This issue was most recently modified by:
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