(February 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1974-09-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions
Magazine Size
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Night of the Demon Cult (Table of Contents)

Morbius, the Living Vampire / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

The Kiss of Death (Table of Contents: 2)

Satana / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Esteban Maroto; ? (photograph)
Inks
Esteban Maroto; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Satana; Harry Gotham; Brenner; Ruth Cummins; Doctor Darkos Edge
Synopsis
A preacher tries to have Satana killed.
Reprints
Keywords
satanic cult

Indexer Notes

Satana next appears in HAUNT OF HORROR #2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Collection (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
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: 5)

text article / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Don't Try To Outsmart the Devil! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Satana (Table of Contents: 7)

Satana / text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

A look at how Satana was developed.

Bat's Belfry (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Vicente Ibáñez; ? (photograph)
Inks
Vicente Ibáñez; ? (photograph)
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

adapted from August Derleth's short story

Another Marvel Masterpiece! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Vampires In Time and Space (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Demon Fire! (Table of Contents: 11)

Morbius, the Living Vampire / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Rich Buckler; ? (photograph)
Inks
Klaus Janson; ? (photograph)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Demon-Fire cult (villains)
Reprints

Support Your Local Short Auto-Biographer (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Don McGregpor [as Donald F. McGregor]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Darrel McCann (since 2020-07-09, last edit 2020-07-09)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Night of the Demon Cult
    Morbius, the Living Vampire
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Kiss of Death
    Satana
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vampire Mails
  5. 4. The Collection
  6. 5. Vampire Hunting for Fear and Profit Part 3: The Vampire - His Kith and Kin
  7. 6. Don't Try To Outsmart the Devil!
  8. 7. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Satana
    Satana
  9. 8. Bat's Belfry
  10. 9. Another Marvel Masterpiece!
    Conan
  11. 10. Vampires In Time and Space
  12. 11. Demon Fire!
    Morbius, the Living Vampire
  13. 12. Support Your Local Short Auto-Biographer
    Vampire Tales Feature Page
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