(August 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1975-04-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Len Wein
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


Fear Times Three! (Table of Contents: 1)

Man-Thing / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as G. L. Peter]

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Theodore Sallis (before becoming Man-Thing); Ellen Brandt
Synopsis
Theodore Sallis and Ellen visit a fortune teller at a fair and are told stories of the Man-Thing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Frame story encompassing the following three features. This story takes place before Man-Thing's first appearance. Final page of this sequence appears after the story Lifeline.

There's a Party in 6G! (Table of Contents: 2)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
Glynis Wein ?
Letters
Tom Sutton

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Ehrthold; Mrs. Calley; Allen Calley; Margaret
Synopsis
Man-Thing goes up against satanists.
Reprints

The Sins of the Fathers... (Table of Contents: 3)

Man-Thing / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
Glynis Wein ?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Kip Powers; Tally Emmett; Ted Emmett; Mrs. Emmett; Mr. Powers; Mrs. Powers
Synopsis
Two kids secretly meet out in the swamp because their fathers hate each other.
Reprints

Lifeline! (Table of Contents: 4)

Man-Thing / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
Glynis Wein ?
Letters
Karen Mantlo

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Jackson Hunter
Synopsis
A mad multimillionaire sends his well-trained commandos to take revenge on Man-Thing.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Brunner; Ron Wilson (illustrations)
Inks
Frank Brunner; Frank Springer (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Man-Thing; Howard the Duck; Garko, the Man-Frog

Indexer Notes

editorial explains this is the final issue to be replaced by Giant-Size Guardians of the Galaxy, a title that instead became a regular sized comic when the Giant-Size line was phased out.

Includes letters from Bob Rodi, Ed O'Reilly, Randy Lompe, David J. Roy, Fred G. Hembeck and Marvel Value Stamp #79 (Kang)

Hellcow! (Table of Contents: 6)

Howard the Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Frank Brunner
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; horror-suspense
Characters
Dracula (flashback); Howard the Duck; Commissioner Gordonski; Tompkins; Jubal Brown; Hellcow
Synopsis
Howard battles a vampire cow.
Reprints

A Sight for Sore Eyes (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Abe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Synopsis
A nearsighted burglar tries to find a cure for his eyes.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Three Faces of Fear!
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. Fear Times Three!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. There's a Party in 6G!
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. The Sins of the Fathers...
    Man-Thing
  5. 4. Lifeline!
    Man-Thing
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mail-Things!
  7. 6. Hellcow!
    Howard the Duck
  8. 7. A Sight for Sore Eyes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Jenner
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • R. S. Martin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Max Capp
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Fredrik Ekman
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steven Tice
  • Ramon Schenk