(February 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1974-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Marv Wolfman (associate editor)

Night of the Demon Cult (Table of Contents)

Morbius / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez (painting)
Inks
Luis Dominguez (painting)
Colors
Luis Dominguez (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Morbius; Amanda Saint; Katabolik
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

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 is the city-Los Angeles, California.
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The Kiss of Death (Table of Contents: 3)

Satana / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Esteban Maroto
Inks
Esteban Maroto
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Satan worshippers! My father must be with me tonight.
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Satana; Harry Gotham (death); Brenner; Ruth Cummins (death); Doctor Darkos Edge (death)
Synopsis
A preacher tries to have Satana killed.
Reprints
Keywords
satanic cult

Indexer Notes

Satana next appears in Haunt of Horror (Marvel, 1974 series) #2.

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

Vampire Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils
Pablo Marcos (illustration); Esteban Maroto (illustration); Jesús Blasco (illustration)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (illustration); Esteban Maroto (illustration); Jesús Blasco (illustration)
Letters
typeset; ?

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeff Young, V.F. Richards, and Brian Earl Brown; includes Readers' Poll.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The "B" movies: low-priced dreams playing in neightborhood theaters...
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Indexer Notes

Uses still from undetermined film to introduce "The Collection".

The Collection (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bhob Stewart
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Russ Jones; Bhob Stewart (backgrounds)
Letters
Bhob Stewart (title display); ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She... she's beautiful!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Millicent Mason; Chris Baker; Mario Borgatti
Reprints

Indexer Notes

in the original Russ Jones is credited with co-writing and Paul Reinman with inking. Bhob Stewart gives corrected credits in his blog POTRZEBIE on Monday, May 03, 2010. The last panel was re-written and re-drawn without consultation, and Bhob Stewart says he never submitted another story to Marvel after this appeared.

Vampire Hunting for Fear and Profit Part 3: The Vampire - His Kith and Kin (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Don't Try To Outsmart the Devil! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mine! It's all mine!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Murdock (also in flashback); Igor; Satan; Carl (flashback, death)
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Satana (Table of Contents: 9)

Satana / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Joseph
Pencils
Esteban Maroto (signed); John Romita (illustration)
Inks
Esteban Maroto (signed); John Romita (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Satana
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A look at how Satana was developed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fantastic mansions that reach up from shadow-shrouded forests...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uses still from undetermined film to introduce "Bat's Belfry".

Bat's Belfry (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Vicente Ibáñez
Inks
Vicente Ibáñez
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I am writing from my summer home here on the moor...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Harry Everett Barclay; Leon; Mortimer; Baronet Lohrville
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from August Derleth's short story.

Another Marvel Masterpiece! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Vampires In Time and Space (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Belief in the vampire has been found in the earliest days of recorded history.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lamia
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Michael Morbius was dying.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uses still from undetermined film to introduce "Demon Fire!".

Demon Fire! (Table of Contents: 15)

Morbius / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Klaus Janson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With fierce intensity you puncture the care-takers flesh...
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Morbius; Demon-Fire cult (villains); Amanda Saint; Poison-Lark; Katabolik; Arachne (death); Justin; Pete; Edgar; Freddie; Clancy
Reprints

Coming Next Issue (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Support Your Local Short Auto-Biographer (Table of Contents: 17)

Vampire Tales Feature Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don McGregor (credited as Donald F. McGregor)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Don McGregor
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Night of the Demon Cult
    Morbius
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["This is the city-Los Angeles, California."]
  4. 3. The Kiss of Death
    Satana
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Vampire Mails
  6. 5. ["The "B" movies: low-priced dreams playing in neightborhood theaters..."]
  7. 6. The Collection
  8. 7. Vampire Hunting for Fear and Profit Part 3: The Vampire - His Kith and Kin
  9. 8. Don't Try To Outsmart the Devil!
  10. 9. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Satana
    Satana
  11. 10. ["The fantastic mansions that reach up from shadow-shrouded forests..."]
  12. 11. Bat's Belfry
  13. 12. Another Marvel Masterpiece!
    Conan
  14. 13. Vampires In Time and Space
  15. 14. ["Michael Morbius was dying."]
  16. 15. Demon Fire!
    Morbius
  17. 16. Coming Next Issue
  18. 17. Support Your Local Short Auto-Biographer
    Vampire Tales Feature Page
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