Zombie #3
(January 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1973-08-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Marv Wolfman (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Zombie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]
Reprints

[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
This man died in 1860.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to "When the Gods Crave Flesh".

When the Gods Crave Flesh! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Zombie / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a cave deep in the Haitian forest you stand unmoving...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]; Donna Garth; Phillip Bliss (first appearance); Katanga (first appearance; villain); Doctor Anton Cartier; Ciceron; Bruce Mason (introduction); Moira Mason (introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Zombie stops a voodoo ceremony that would turn Bruce Mason into a zombie.
Reprints
Keywords
Amulet of Damballah; Haiti; houngan; voodoo; zombie

Invite a Zombie into Your Home Today! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mails to the Zombie / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (illustration); John Buscema (layouts, illustrations); Tom Palmer (finishes, illustration); Syd Shores (finishes, illustration)
Inks
Bill Everett (illustration); Tom Palmer (illustration); Syd Shores (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeff L. Patton, The Gringo Kid, Steven Scheibner, Joseph Fiacco, Gary VanRiper, and Richard Nathan.

With the Dawn Comes... Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First of two parts.

Net Result! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Daddy! No! No! Don't kill him! Don't kill him!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tommy; Helen Worth; Roger Worth; Gunther
Synopsis
Mr. Worth travels to Argentina to complete his butterfly collection.
Reprints
Keywords
Argentina; butterfly

Savage Tales Featuring Conan the Barbarian (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Warrior's Burden (Table of Contents: 9)

Gilgamesh / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Vicente Alcázar
Inks
Vicente Alcázar
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gilgamesh. That had been his first name.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Akima (death); Gilgamesh
Synopsis
A zombie samurai battles a dragon.
Reprints
Keywords
dragon; samurai

The Night of the Living Dead Goes On and On and On and On... (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Article about the movie The Night of the Living Dead.

I Won't Stay Dead! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walton (signed as Bill Walton)
Inks
Bill Walton (signed as Bill Walton)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're dead, Johnson!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eddie Johnson; Tad Venner; Abe Evans
Synopsis
Eddie Johnson has no heartbeat yet he is still alive.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Voodoo-Man Jilimbi held his own unique ideas...

Jilimbi's Word (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Enric Badía Romero (as Enrique Badía Romero) (signed as Badia) (credited as Enrique Badía)
Inks
Enric Badía Romero (as Enrique Badía Romero) (signed as Badia) (credited as Enrique Badía)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prologue: Willows weep in breeze-stirred sorrow...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jilimbi; John Banning (death); Lucy (death)
Synopsis
John Banning burns down Jilimbi's hut. To retaliate, Jilimbi sends his zombie army to take care of John Banning.
Reprints
Keywords
Haiti; jungle; voodoo; zombie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Zombie Feature Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Steve Gerber (photograph)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Top half is a bio of Steve Gerber, bottom half is about the movie Codename: Trixie (later released as The Crazies).

Next Issue: (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Zombie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["This man died in 1860."]
  4. 3. When the Gods Crave Flesh!
    The Zombie
  5. 4. Invite a Zombie into Your Home Today!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mails to the Zombie
  7. 6. With the Dawn Comes... Death!
  8. 7. Net Result!
  9. 8. Savage Tales Featuring Conan the Barbarian
    Conan
  10. 9. Warrior's Burden
    Gilgamesh
  11. 10. The Night of the Living Dead Goes On and On and On and On...
  12. 11. I Won't Stay Dead!
  13. 12. ["The Voodoo-Man Jilimbi held his own unique ideas..."]
  14. 13. Jilimbi's Word
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Zombie Feature Page
  16. 15. Next Issue:
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