(August 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1974-05-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #106, May 1974.
This issue has variants:

Man Into Monster (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog)
Inks
Mike Ploog (signed as Ploog)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis]; F. A. Schist; Lorena
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Gift of Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Man-Thing / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber (credited)
Pencils
Mike Ploog (credited)
Inks
Mike Ploog (credited)
Colors
Petra Goldberg (credited as P. Goldberg)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The swamp is his lifeblood...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis]; F. A. Schist (death); Hargood William Todd Wickham (death); Lorena; Capitan; The Fathers
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
F A Schist tries to discover the secret of the Fountain of Youth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous issue.

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

Mail-Things! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Val Mayerik; John Buscema
Inks
Jack Abel; John Verpoorten
Colors
Linda Lessmann; ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Steve
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; The Foolkiller, The Watcher
Keywords
Marvel Value Stamp

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mike Lazrone, Johm Drake, Robert L. Thompson, and J. Breen Allen. Marvel Value Stamp, Series A, #37, The Watcher is on the second letters page. A vignette on the first letters page is from an earlier issue and depicts The Foolkiller standing over a prone Man-Thing. Marvel Value Stamp is a vignette from the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #113.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man Into Monster
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. The Gift of Death!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. ["Dear Steve"]
    Mail-Things!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Steve Coates
  • Steve Jenner
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jason Sacks
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore