(February 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973-10-23
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 Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #101, November 1973.
This issue has variants:

A Vampire Rides This Train (Table of Contents)

Tomb of Dracula / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula; Ricky
Reprints

Death Rides the Rails! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tomb of Dracula / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors
Tom Palmer (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paris, France. November 3, 1973. 4:37 A.M.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Blade [Eric Brooks]; Lucas Brand (vampire); Dracula; Frank Drake; Jack Russell (cameo); Doctor Sun (voice); Rachel Van Helsing; Henri Verne; Gerta Verne; Jacque Granet (death); Ludwig Gruber (death); Ricky; Ricky's mother (see notes)
Synopsis
Van Helsing and Drake follow Dracula, by train, to Transylvania and Dr. Sun bends Brand to his will.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ricky's mother is later identified as Anna Reynolds in The Tomb of Dracula (Marvel, 1979 series) #3.

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

Tomes to the Tomb! / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: David McDonnell, Alan Rothman, and Sam Ritchie; scenes from Tomb of Dracula #12.

Plaudits, Pronouncements, and Just Plain Plugs — Pontifically Presented! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Vampire Rides This Train
    Tomb of Dracula
  2. 1. Death Rides the Rails!
    Tomb of Dracula
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Tomes to the Tomb!
  4. 3. Plaudits, Pronouncements, and Just Plain Plugs — Pontifically Presented!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Chris Boyko
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore