(December 2005)

Marvel, 2005 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
3.99 USD; 5.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
?
Editing
Justin Gabrie (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Part of a series of four "Marvel Monsters" one-shots, all published in December 2005

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eric Powell
Inks
Eric Powell
Colors
Eric Powell

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bombu; Monstrollo; Manoo
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Bring on the Bombu! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Keith Giffen (credited)
Pencils
Keith Giffen (credited)
Inks
Mike Allred (credited)
Colors
Lovern Kindzierski (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)
Editing
Mark Paniccia (credited) (editor); Nathan Cosby (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Bombu
Synopsis
Having survived being struck by lightning, Bombu confers with his superior, who insists he resume preparing Earth for invasion; Bombu employs his weapon the Wallah Wallah Bing Bang. Two policeman stun Bombu with a Taser and send him to prison; Bombu phones his leader to inquire about bail.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; Oobagon VIII; Taser; Wallah Wallah Bing Bang

Indexer Notes

Bombu previously appeared in Journey into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #60.

The Return of Monstrollo, the Terror of Hollywood (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David (credited)
Pencils
Arnold Pander (credited)
Inks
Arnold Pander (credited)
Colors
Val Staples (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)
Editing
Mark Paniccia (credited) (editor); Nathan Cosby (credited) (assistant editor)

Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Monstrollo; Charles Hudson; Rachel Tompkins; Roger Cashman
Synopsis
Since Monstrollo saved Earth from aliens Charles has fallen on hard times and can't get any pictures made. The aliens return and apologize for their earlier attack. To reward Charles, they bring Monstrollo to life. With Monstrollo as his agent, Charles becomes a powerful figure in Hollywood once again.
Reprints
Keywords
Hollywood; monsters

Indexer Notes

Monstrollo previously appeared in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #25.

The Shadow of Manoo (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jeff Parker (credited)
Pencils
Russ Braun (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Palmiotti (credited)
Colors
J. Brown (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)
Editing
Mark Paniccia (credited) (editor); Nathan Cosby (credited) (assistant editor); Mackenzie Cadenhead (credited) (associate editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Manoo; Billie Jones; Evan; Keld; Professor Guinan; Dean Haspiel; Vaag hunters
Synopsis
Billie sees a spaceship land. The dying Keld tells her their prisoner Manoo escaped and can assume a human's form. Billie uses the Vaag's gun to hunt Manoo, using flashlights to expose the creature's true shadow, but eventually she discovers she herself is Manoo and the beings she supposed Manoo had become were actually Manoo's pursuers, come to recapture him.
Reprints
Keywords
Farnsworth College; monsters

Indexer Notes

An homage to "I Led the Search for Manoo" in Amazing Adventures (Marvel, 1961 series) #2.

I Was Trapped By Titano the Monster That Time Forgot! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?; Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Jamison Services (color reconstruction); Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (credited) (reprint editor); Jennifer Gr├╝nwald (credited) (assistant editor); Jeff Youngquist (credited) (senior editor); Michael Short (credited) (assistant editor)

Job Number
T-686
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Titano; Makau; Cdr. Hartnell; Johnson
Synopsis
A gigantic, mutant crab is sighted terrorizing various islands in the South Pacific. When the American military learn of this, they assign Commander Hartnell to put a stop to the crustacean threat that has become known as Titano. Hartnell's crew has several encounters with Titano and they eventually lure him to the Arctic. Hartnell maneuvers his ship so deftly that he manages to trap Titano between two giant glaciers.
Reprints
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bring on the Bombu!
  3. 2. The Return of Monstrollo, the Terror of Hollywood
  4. 3. The Shadow of Manoo
  5. 4. I Was Trapped By Titano the Monster That Time Forgot!
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