Zombie #6
(July 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-04-23
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Zombie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (painting)
Inks
Earl Norem (painting)
Colors
Earl Norem (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]
Reprints
Keywords
zombie

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]; Layla
Reprints

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

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is man a beast...or a god?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henry Frankenstein; Fritz

Indexer Notes

Still from the 1931 Universal Pictures "Frankenstein" starring Colin Clive and Dwight Frye.

Text added to make it part of the prologue to the next story:
"Is man a beast...or a god? An animal in captivity of his own making...or a creature of reason? In the pages that follow, Simon Garth learns the answer.
But can it matter...to a dead man?"

Tales of the Zombie Prologue (Table of Contents: 3)

Zombie / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Eric Masterson; Joan Franklin
Synopsis
Why did a seemingly rational broker and his young bride abandon their house in New Orleans to retreat to a rickety old house in the bayou?
Reprints

Child of Darkness! (Table of Contents: 4)

Zombie / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Pablo Marcos
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
The Zombie [Simon Garth]; Layla; Eric Masterson (death, villain); Joan Franklin (villain); Teddy Franklin (villain)
Synopsis
Simon and Layla stumble upon the Masterson house.
Reprints
Keywords
swamp; voodoo; zombie

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

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

Mails to the Zombie (Table of Contents: 6)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Plague of the Zombies (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Boudreau
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Article about Hammer Film Production's 1966 "Plague of the Zombies".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Sugar Hill (Table of Contents: 9)

photo story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Harmon
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Article about the 1974 American International Picture's "Sugar Hill".

The Compleat Voodoo Man (Table of Contents: 10)

photo story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Chris gets his friend Seymour to recommend voodoo books while lunching, similar to the 1981 film "My Dinner With Andre".

End of a Legend (Table of Contents: 11)

Brother Voodoo / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench (script); Len Wein (plot)
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters
Dave Hunt ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brother Voodoo [Jericho Drum]; Loralee Tate; Mama Limbo (villain; death); Black Talon [Desmond Drew] (villain)
Synopsis
In rescuing Loralee Tate, Brother Voodoo discovers his suspicions about Mama Limo were well founded.
Reprints
Keywords
houngan; voodoo

Indexer Notes

Brother Voodoo app. between STRANGE TALES #173 and MARVEL TEAM-UP #24

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Voodoo Beat (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Joseph
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Short descriptions of current horror films.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
FDR Sat Here

Indexer Notes

Ad for U. S. Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.14 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.03 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Zombie
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. ["Is man a beast...or a god?"]
  4. 3. Tales of the Zombie Prologue
    Zombie
  5. 4. Child of Darkness!
    Zombie
  6. 5. ["Beyond Hell...Beyond Fear...Beyond the Terror That Lurks in Man's Mind...Dracula Lives!"]
    Dracula
  7. 6. Mails to the Zombie
  8. 7. Plague of the Zombies
  9. 8. ["Take a Barbarian to Lunch -- or Else!"]
    Conan
  10. 9. Sugar Hill
  11. 10. The Compleat Voodoo Man
  12. 11. End of a Legend
    Brother Voodoo
  13. 12. ["American Circle Corp"]
  14. 13. ["The Marvel Age of Kung Fu Thrills!"]
  15. 14. The Voodoo Beat
  16. 15. ["Warning"]
  17. 16. ["He's dead---and yet he lives!"]
  18. 17. ["Monster Size Monsters"]
  19. 18. ["FDR Sat Here"]
  20. 19. ["Invite your friends over for a Haunting"]
  21. 20. ["Eerie Skull Flashlight"]
  22. 21. ["Very Special People"]
  23. 22. ["Kung-Fu & Karate"]
  24. 23. ["Have you seen this coupon before?"]
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