(September 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
7 times a year
On-sale Date
1974-06-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #107, June 1974.
This issue has variants:

The Thing in the Black Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Vince Colletta; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dan Harper; Pandora
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 February 2008)

The Thing in the Black Box! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[V-377]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dan Harper; Pandora
Synopsis
A shipwrecked man meets the legendary Pandora, who tricks him into releasing the demons from her box. Humanity is helpless against the demons, but the man forces Pandora to recall them by dispelling her illusory beauty.
Reprints
Keywords
Greek mythology; monsters; Pandora's box

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

13 Years! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Savage
Inks
Bill Savage
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[E-176]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man commits suicide after spending thirteen years of his life waiting for stolen jewels to cool off only to be told they are fake.
Reprints

The Man Who Wasn't (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walton
Inks
Bill Walton
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man invents a youth serum and wishes to give it to the oldest member of an old folks home, but the man doesn't want it. When they administer it to him anyway, he reverts to his true alien form, which is the signal to begin the invasion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art mistakenly credited to "Gill" Walton.

Just Suppose... (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Mortellaro
Inks
Tony Mortellaro
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[F-202]
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A writer finds an alien and makes a pet out of him, but when his fellows come for him, the tables are turned.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing in the Black Box!
  2. 1. The Thing in the Black Box!
  3. 2. 13 Years!
  4. 3. The Man Who Wasn't
  5. 4. Just Suppose...
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