(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

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
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Palmer
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula; Blade; Henri Verne; Gerta Verne; Granet; Gruber; Rachel Van Helsing; Frank Drake; Lucas Brand; Dr. Sun (off-panel); Jack Russell (cameo); 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 (racist comments about the character Blade) and scenes from Tomb of Dracula #12.

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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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!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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