(November 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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 (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #99.

The Fiend and the Fury! (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein Monster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smash them!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein Monster; Carmen; Marguerita
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Giacoia cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited John Buscema.

The Fury of a Fiend! (Table of Contents: 1)

Frankenstein Monster / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited); John Romita (see notes)
Inks
John Verpoorten (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (splash); Charlotte Jetter (credited)

Job Number
1547-Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A warm, moonlit summer night -- a beautiful olive-skinned girl...
Feature Logo
The Monster of Frankenstein!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein Monster; Dracula (villain; after Bram Stoker's Dracula, restored to unlife); Madame Marguerita (villain, introduction); Carmen (introduction); Drako (introduction, death); Constable (death); Fritz
Synopsis
The Frankenstein Monster joins a group of gypsy entertainers and is tricked into helping one of them return Dracula to life.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Romita alterations on the monster's face on many pages, likely due to Buscema drawings too closely resembling the Karloff likeness.

The Executioner! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Victor Dowling (signed)
Inks
Bhob Stewart (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Torneau; Francis; Dr. Guillotine
Synopsis
Torneau helps Dr. Guillotine perfect his new execution machine, only to be the first man executed by it when the French Revolution begins.
Reprints
Keywords
French Revolution; guillotine; Reign of Terror

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Monsters Mail Box / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber ?
Pencils
Mike Ploog (illustration)
Inks
Mike Ploog (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Includes a house ad for Kull the Destroyer (Marvel, 1973 series) #11.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fiend and the Fury!
    Frankenstein Monster
  2. 1. The Fury of a Fiend!
    Frankenstein Monster
  3. 2. The Executioner!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Monsters Mail Box
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