(June 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
?
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

It Lurks Behind the Wall! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Chris Rule; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; Danny Crespi ?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Monster is redrawn by John Romita.

The Secret of the Black Planet (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[V-562]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bruno Brugg
Synopsis
A man escapes from a prison planet only to mistake a native creature on another world for a rocket ship and ends up about to be devoured.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

In the foreword to the Marvel Masterworks reprint of this story, Arthur Adams mentions the last panel of this story as being pornographic.

We Found the Ninth Wonder of the World! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[T-83]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capt. Kane; Simms; Prof. Briggs; Dr. Parker; "Experiment 247"; "Experiment XYZ"
Synopsis
An expedition in remote waters finds a missing scientist who has used serums to create giant turtles, one the size of a house, the other the size of an island.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Was the First Man to Set Foot on...the Mystery Planet! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[T-85]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hank Jordan; Bob Jonson; Azka
Synopsis
A businessman bigoted against robots tries to make a deal to tap the resources of a planet rich in exploding pools of radioactive oil. The natives refuse to sell their oil, since they are robots and it is too vital to them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Beyond Belief! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[J-690]
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An inventor develops a gas that suspends gravity and tests it out on a various houses before announcing his demands to the government. A stray dog jumps through an open window looking for a handout but the man shouts at it to get out. When it jumps back out the window it knocks over the entire canister of the gas sending the man's house into orbit.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It Lurks Behind the Wall!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Black Planet
  3. 2. We Found the Ninth Wonder of the World!
  4. 3. I Was the First Man to Set Foot on...the Mystery Planet!
  5. 4. Beyond Belief!
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