(April 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interiors
Dimensions
Standard Modern U.S. Magazine
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Larkin (painting)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painting)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing
Reprints

The Man-Thing! (Table of Contents: 1)

Man-Thing / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Frank Brunner
Inks
Frank Brunner
Letters
John Costanza ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers monster-sized pin-up.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Contents page includes an image of Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein Monster.

All the Faces of Fear! (Table of Contents: 3)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Vicente Alcazar
Inks
Vicente Alcazar
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Ellen Brandt; Leonard; Farley; Alby
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ellen Brandt (from SAVAGE TALES #1)

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

Readers Unleashed! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils
Neal Adams ?; Gil Kane
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Kim Thompson.

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad or What to Do Till the Genie Comes (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article includes stills from the movie.

Peter Snubb: Werewolf (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Anette Kawecki ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Peter Snubb

Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo, June 2016. Previous indexer credited Ron Wilson.

The Dark Passage (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Glenn Strange, Frankenstein: Monster of Dodge City (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on actor Glenn Strange.

Demon of Slaughter Mansion! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Joan Boix [as Juan Boix]
Inks
Joan Boix [as Juan Boix]
Letters
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits include a "special thanks to Pablo Marcos"

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

Monsters in the Media / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Joseph
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on upcoming movie, TV and book releases.

Werewolf Tale To End All Werewolf Tales! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Hodge (signed)
Inks
Paul Hodge (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Once a Monster..! (Table of Contents: 12)

Frankenstein 1974 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Friedrich
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankenstein Monster; Dr. Wallach; Derek McDowell; Ruth (Nurse); Gretchen; James
Synopsis
Dr. Wallach kidnaps James in a plan to have his brain transferred from the Frankenstein Monster into James' body.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. The Man-Thing!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. All the Faces of Fear!
    Man-Thing
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Readers Unleashed!
  6. 5. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad or What to Do Till the Genie Comes
  7. 6. Peter Snubb: Werewolf
  8. 7. The Dark Passage
  9. 8. Glenn Strange, Frankenstein: Monster of Dodge City
  10. 9. Demon of Slaughter Mansion!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Monsters in the Media
  12. 11. Werewolf Tale To End All Werewolf Tales!
  13. 12. Once a Monster..!
    Frankenstein 1974
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Gregory Fischer
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