(April 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1974-11-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Monster Group
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Marv Wolfman (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo (signed as Boris) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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

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Indexer Notes

Shows credits, table of contents and indicia, includes a still from an undetermined movie.

[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
The possessed!
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Indexer Notes

Uses still from undetermined film to introduce "Lighthouse of the Possessed".

Lighthouse of the Possessed (Table of Contents: 3)

Morbius / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Letters
Dave Hunt ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You watch your victim approach, Michael Morbius, you watch that human network of arteries...
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Morbius; Demon-Fire cult (villains); Blood-Tide (first appearance; villain); Jason Knight (death); Amanda Saint; Agnes (death); Oliver (death); Brock Kilbride; Arlene Randolph; Duke Manners; Monte Harris; Sister Saint (death)
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Vampires (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
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Notes on a Piece I Don't Want to Write (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Gerry Conway
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Love is perhaps the strangest of human emotions.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still of undetermined film to introduce "Somewhere Waits the Vampire".

Somewhere Waits the Vampire (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My daughter in the arms of a vampire ... kissing him!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Sophia Von Heinif (death); Sophia's father (death); Kraska; Sophia's mother (flashback, death); Sophia's brother (flashback, death)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The vampire's castle: A brooding demesne of crumbling mortar and dank stone.
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Indexer Notes

Uses still of from from undetermined film to introduce "A Vampire's Home Is His Castle".

A Vampire's Home Is His Castle (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
José Lombardía
Inks
José Lombardía
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Worried clouds swiftly skim across the nocturnal sky...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Syrenzy; Count Varma (death); Christina (death); Nadia (death)
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Hell House Is Dying (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A vampire's home is his coffin...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uses still of from from undetermined film to introduce "The Vampire's Coffin!".

The Vampire's Coffin! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed as DiPreta)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed as DiPreta)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop them! Somebody stop them!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain Banner (death); Johnny (death)
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The Drifting Snow (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella (adaptation); August Derleth (original story)
Pencils
Esteban Maroto
Inks
Esteban Maroto
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down in Chicago, when they spoke of 'up north' or the 'Wisconsin woods'...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Aunt Mary; Ernest; Clodetta; Henry (death); Ernest's Grandfather (flashback); Henry's Father (flashback); Lisa; Sam
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from August Derleth's short story.

Lilith: The First Vampire (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tony Isabella
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to ancient Hebrew legend...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lilith (introduction); Adam; Sanvi; Sansanvi; Semangelaf
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Indexer Notes

Lilith is the legendary first wife of Adam and first vampire(ss).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils
Esteban Maroto (illustration); Rich Buckler (illustration)
Inks
Esteban Maroto (illustration); Klaus Janson (illustration)
Letters
typeset

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[The Boogie Man Will Get You If You Don't Subscribe!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Next Comes Bloodtide! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Stan Lee Presents Vampire Tales
  3. 2. ["The possessed!"]
  4. 3. Lighthouse of the Possessed
    Morbius
  5. 4. Everything You Wanted to Know About Vampires
  6. 5. Notes on a Piece I Don't Want to Write
    Vampire Tales Feature Page
  7. 6. ["Love is perhaps the strangest of human emotions."]
  8. 7. Somewhere Waits the Vampire
  9. 8. ["The vampire's castle: A brooding demesne of crumbling mortar and dank stone."]
  10. 9. A Vampire's Home Is His Castle
  11. 10. Hell House Is Dying
  12. 11. ["A vampire's home is his coffin..."]
  13. 12. The Vampire's Coffin!
  14. 13. The Drifting Snow
  15. 14. Lilith: The First Vampire
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Vampire Mails
  17. 16. [The Boogie Man Will Get You If You Don't Subscribe!]
  18. 17. Next Comes Bloodtide!
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