(November 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973-07-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions
Standard Modern U.S. Magazine
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (painting)
Inks
Neal Adams (painting)
Colors
Neal Adams (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Photograph of Oliver Reed as the Werewolf.

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

Man-Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This swamp wasn't always his home.
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introductory image to reprint of Man-Thing's origin.

Man-Thing! (Table of Contents: 3)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Letters
Gray Morrow

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Origin of the Man-Thing!
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

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

Readers Unleashed / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; ?
Pencils
Pablo Marcos; Ralph Reese (illustrations)
Inks
Pablo Marcos; Ralph Reese (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Notice of the death of Syd Shores; letters from Bob Hobart, David L. Vineyard, John Price, Tommy Gibbons, Greg W. Myers, and Robert Lowrey. Includes readers poll for stories in issue # 1.

The Cyclops (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Davis
Inks
Jack Davis
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Frankenstein A.K* (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The death-doll, an instrument of vengeance...
Genre
horror-suspense

The Death-Dealing Mannikin (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kit Pearson; Tony Isabella
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Denise Wohl ?

Genre
horror-suspense

Contact! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Sutton (signed)
Pencils
Tom Sutton (signed)
Inks
Tom Sutton (signed)
Letters
Tom Sutton
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
303Z
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Howard (death); Fal Ton; Fan Ton
Reprints

Swamp Girl (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta
Inks
Vic Carrabotta
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Preview: The Son of Satan (Table of Contents: 12)

Son of Satan / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Joseph
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (credited)
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte (uncredited)
Letters
typeset; John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Son of Satan; Satan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text preview and background on the genesis of the Son of Satan series. Includes panels from Marvel Spotlight # 12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The newspapers talk about the "new" breed of gangster.
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Photograph of Lon Chaney, Jr., as the Wolfman.

The Cold of the Uncaring Moon (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Lastwar had left the earth a bombed-out, devastated ruin.
Genre
science fiction

Birthright! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Neal Adams; Ralph Reese; Dick Giordano; ? [as the Crusty Bunkers]
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inking credits per Nick Caputo, February 2019.

Playboy's Gahan Wilson / The Story Behind the Swamp (Table of Contents: 17)

Monster's Unleashed Feature Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Thompson; Tony Isabella ?
Pencils
Gahan Wilson; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Inks
Gahan Wilson; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Review of Playboy's Gahan Wilson (Playboy Press) book and summary of the publishing history of Man-Thing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["This swamp wasn't always his home."]
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Man-Thing!
    Man-Thing
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Readers Unleashed
  6. 5. The Cyclops
  7. 6. Frankenstein A.K*
  8. 7. ["Another Marvel Monster masterpiece!"]
    Conan
  9. 8. ["The death-doll, an instrument of vengeance..."]
  10. 9. The Death-Dealing Mannikin
  11. 10. Contact!
  12. 11. Swamp Girl
  13. 12. Preview: The Son of Satan
    Son of Satan
  14. 13. ["The newspapers talk about the "new" breed of gangster."]
  15. 14. The Cold of the Uncaring Moon
  16. 15. ["The Lastwar had left the earth a bombed-out, devastated ruin."]
  17. 16. Birthright!
  18. 17. Playboy's Gahan Wilson / The Story Behind the Swamp
    Monster's Unleashed Feature Page
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
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