([June] 2007)

Marvel, 2005 Series
Volume
2
Price
16.99 USD; 27.25 CAD
Pages
572
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
978-0-7851-2698-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785126980 51699
Editing
Mark D. Beazley; Michael Short; Cory Levine (assistant editor); Jennifer Grünwald (associate editor); Jeff Youngquist (senior editor, special projects); Mark O'English (research)

Issue Notes

Date from Amazon, needs to be confirmed from actual book.
'Special thanks to Ralph Macchio & Pond Scum'

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Tom Chu (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing
Reprints

[Title Page and Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

Thing; Nick Fury / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Dan Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya hounded me! Ya tried to kill me!
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Thing; Nick Fury
Reprints

The Fixer and Mentallo Are Back and the World Will Never Be the Same! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thing; Nick Fury / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Thing; Nick Fury; GUESTS: Dum Dum Dugan; Valeria De Fontaine; SHIELD; Willie Lumpkin; VILLAINS: Fixer; Mentallo; CAMEO: Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Synopsis
The Fixer and Mentallo capture the Thing from the SHIELD helicarrier and use him to invade the Baxter Building where they use Doom's time platform to pull Deathlok from the future.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Thing; Deathlok / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben! We'll fight these two, but you've got to stop Deathlok--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Fixer; Mentallo
Reprints

Day of the Demolisher! (Table of Contents: 5)

Thing; Deathlok / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
John Costanza; Beth Bleckley (computer type)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Deathlok [Luther Manning]; GUESTS: Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Nick Fury; Impossible Man; VILLAINS: Fixer; Mentallo; CAMEO: Jimmy Carter; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Spider-Man; Ryker
Synopsis
The Fixer and Mentallo mind control Deathlok and send him to kill Jimmy Carter at his presidential inauguration while the F.F. and Fury try to stop him.
Reprints

He's Back! Piranha the Man-Killer! (Table of Contents: 6)

Thing; Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (signed)
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Piranha; Alicia Masters
Reprints

In the Power of the Piranha! (Table of Contents: 7)

Thing; Sub-Mariner / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
John Tartaglione [as John Tartag]
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Alicia Masters; Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Nick Fury; Piranha People
Synopsis
The Thing and Alicia are flying to England to deliver Deathlok to Dr. Kort when they have to make a pit-stop and help Namor take on a school of Piranha.
Reprints

Against the Hordes of Hydra! (Table of Contents: 8)

Thing; Shang-Chi / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Shang-Chi; Hydra
Reprints

Two Against Hydra (Table of Contents: 9)

Thing; Shang-Chi / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Sam Grainger
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
martial arts; superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Shang-Chi; Alicia Masters; Louis Kort; Deathlok; Hydra; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Thing is in England to deliver Deathlok to Dr. Kort but first he and Shang-Chi have to rescue the good doctor from Hydra.
Reprints

Battle Over London for the Life of Alicia Masters! (Table of Contents: 10)

Thing; Spider-Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe; Danny Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]
Reprints

Battle Atop Big Ben! (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Woman; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Alicia Masters; Nick Fury; Hydra; Trevor; Chauncy; High Evolutionary (flashback)
Synopsis
Spider-Woman is back under Hydra control and her mission is to kill the Thing with Alicia caught in the middle.
Reprints

My Sweetheart -- My Killer! (Table of Contents: 12)

Thing; Spider-Woman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

My Sweetheart-- My Killer! (Table of Contents: 13)

Thing; Spider-Woman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Sam Grainger
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Hydra; Alicia Masters (as a Spider creature); Trevor; Chauncy
Synopsis
Hydra transforms Alicia into a spider monster and sends her to kill Thing and Spider-Woman.
Reprints

Prowler Over London! (Table of Contents: 14)

Thing; Invisible Girl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Perez (signed)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (signed)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Alicia Masters (as a Spider creature)
Reprints

And Only the Invisible Girl Can Save Us Now! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Thing; Invisible Girl / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What you are watching is one Benjamin J. Grimm, caught in a rather nasty-looking spider's web.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Dr. Louis Kort; Hydra; Alicia Masters (as a Spider creature); Trevor; Chauncy; Deathlok (Cameo)
Synopsis
The Thing and friends try to stop a Hydra-controlled Alicia, who has been turned into a spider-monster.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben; England; London; Scotland Yard

Sorcery Over Stonehenge! (Table of Contents: 16)

Thing; Modred the Mystic / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Modred; Alicia Masters
Reprints

From Stonehenge... with Death! (Table of Contents: 17)

Thing; Modred the Mystic / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Modred; Alicia Masters; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Aero; Hydro; Fire; Mud
Synopsis
Ben and Alicia are visitng Stonehenge when they become involved in a battle between Modred and Merlin's elementals.
Reprints

Shocker of the Year! (Table of Contents: 18)

Thing; Nighthawk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Klaus Janson ?
Letters
Dan Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; An Alien
Reprints

A Monster Walks Among Us! (Table of Contents: 19)

Thing; Nighthawk / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Bruce Patterson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; An Alien (Death); Dr. Louis Kort; Deathlok; Nick Fury; Dum Dum Dugan
Synopsis
Dr. Kort succeeds in freeing Deathlok from Mentallo's control and Fury shows up to take the cyborg to SHIELD. Nighthawk's company uncovers a mysterious rock and contacts Kort as it appears there is something trapped inside of it. An alien is freed from the rock and, even though he looks like a monster and is hounded, he winds up helping Thing and Nighhawk save children from a burning building.
Reprints

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

Thing; Skull the Slayer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Chan (signed)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Skull the Slayer [Jim Scully]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1977.

Enter: Skull The Slayer and Exit: The Thing! (Table of Contents: 21)

Thing; Skull the Slayer / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero; sword and sorcery
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Skull the Slayer [John Scully]; Raymond Cory; Ann Reynolds; Jeff Turner; Jaguar Priest
Synopsis
While Ben is test flying an experimental plane over the Bermuda Triangle, he is drawn into the world of Skull the Slayer.
Reprints

From the Past-- into the Present! (Table of Contents: 22)

Thing; Mister Fantastic / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Chan (signed)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe ?; Joe Rosen ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Reed Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]
Reprints

A Stretch in Time... (Table of Contents: 23)

Thing; Mister Fantastic / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Skull the Slayer [John Scully]; Raymond Cory; Ann Reynolds; Jeff Turner; Jaguar Priest
Synopsis
Ben and Skull make it back to the present time but are followed by the Jaguar Priest intent on their destruction.
Reprints

To Duel a Mad God! (Table of Contents: 24)

Thing; Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin (signed)
Inks
Jim Starlin (signed)
Letters
typeset; Dan Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Adam Warlock; Thanos; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Scarlet Witch; Beast; Vision]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Moondragon
Reprints
Keywords
Soul Gem

Indexer Notes

The character heads surrounding the main illustration are stats from various sources by various artists.

Death Watch! (Table of Contents: 25)

Thing; Spider-Man / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Starlin (breakdowns); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Moondragon; Adam Warlock; Gamora; Pip the Troll; Lord Chaos (introduction); Master Order (introduction); The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Beast]; Thanos
Synopsis
The Thing and Spidey travel to Thanos' huge space ship which he plans on using in conjunction with the Soul Gem to make the sun go nova, thus ending all life in the solar system. Thing is captured and placed in stasis along with the Avengers but Spidey pulls himself together and breaks them all free. As the heroes battle the mad Titan, Spidey is tipped off by Chaos and Order and frees Adam Warlock from the Soul Gem for a final showdown with Thanos.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Thing; Matt Murdock / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Matt Murdock [Daredevil]; Judge O'Brien
Reprints

Game Point! (Table of Contents: 27)

Thing; Matt Murdock / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Matt Murdock [Daredevil]; Foggy Nelson; Alicia Masters; Eugene Everett; Alex Stone; Quasar (flashback); Judge O'Brien; Mrs. Gilhooley
Synopsis
An "ordinary" citizen brings charges against the Thing for pain and suffering due to the damage the orange brute does in saving the city, and Matt Murdock is called in to defend our hero.
Reprints

Doomwatch! (Table of Contents: 28)

Thing; Daredevil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Joe Rubinstein ?; Joe Sinnott ?
Letters
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Mad Thinker (hands only)
Reprints

Thing Behind Prison Bars (Table of Contents: 29)

Daredevil [Marvel]; The Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman (Co-plot); Roger Slifer
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Jim Mooney (finished art)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
John Costanza; Denise Wohl (page 23)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Foggy Nelson; Eugene Everett; Mad Thinker; Alex Stone; Mister Fantastic (flashback); Invisible Girl (flashback); Crystal (flashback)
Synopsis
Trying to get the Thing out of jail, Daredevil tracks down the star witness against Grimm and begins on a trail that leads him and the Thing directly to the Mad Thinker. Thinker captures Grimm and tries to force Daredevil into his service.
Reprints

The Final Gambit! (Table of Contents: 30)

Thing; Vision / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos [as blo Marcos] (signed)
Letters
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Vision; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]
Reprints

The Vision Gambit (Table of Contents: 31)

Thing; Vision / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Slifer
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Pablo Marcos (finished art)
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Peter Iro

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm] Vision; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Hulk (flashback); Mister Fantastic (flashback); Invisible Girl (flashback); Human Torch (flashback); Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Eugene Everett; Mad Thinker; Vision Robots
Synopsis
Mind controlling the Thing and forcing Daredevil to work with him as well, Thinker sends the duo to Avengers mansion to capture the Vision so he can form an army of androids of his own. With too many random factors dropped into the equation and with Yellowjacket lending a hand, the heroes foil Thinker's plans.
Reprints

Conjure Night! (Table of Contents: 32)

Thing; Black Panther / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Vampire Zuvembi
Reprints

Conjure Night! (Table of Contents: 33)

Thing; Black Panther / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Slifer (plot); Tom DeFalco (script)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Pablo Marcos (finished art)
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Irving Watanabe [as Irv W.] (pages 1-6); Annette Kawecki [as Annette K.] (pages 7-31)

Job Number
C-564
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Matt Murdock [Daredevil]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Eugene Everett; Vampire Zuvembi
Synopsis
A fearsome creature is kidnapping prominent black leaders and Thing and Black Panther try to stop him.
Reprints

Victims of the Blood-Beast! (Table of Contents: 34)

Thing; Brother Voodoo / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Brother Voodoo [Jericho Drumm]
Reprints

Voodoo and Valor! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Roger Slifer (plot); David Anthony Kraft (dialogue)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (breakdowns); Pablo Marcos (finished art)
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Brother Voodoo [Jericho Drumm]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Idi Amin; W'Sulli; Dr. Obatu [Doctor Spectrum] (death); Iron Man (flashback); Thor (flashback)
Synopsis
Thing and Brother Voodoo are off to Haiti to rescue Black Panther and prominent black leaders from Idi Amin.
Reprints

Chaos Is the Cosmic Cube! (Table of Contents: 36)

Thing; Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wundarr; Victorius
Reprints

Entropy, Entropy... (Table of Contents: 37)

Thing; Captain America / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio
Pencils
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Alfredo Alcala (finished art); Sam Grainger (finished art)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (pages 1-4); Sam Grainger (pages 6-29)
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wundarr; Victorius; Entropists (Cameo); Entropic Man (Cameo)
Synopsis
Thing invades Project Pegasus to rescue Wundarr but is convinced by Cap to let the scientists experiment on the child-like hero as he may be the key to unlocking the Cosmic Cube. Victorius steals the Cosmic Cube and teleports himself away to the Florida Everglades. Thing and Cap give chase.
Reprints

Death in the Everglades! (Table of Contents: 38)

Thing; Man-Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Man-Thing; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Victorius; Cosmic Cube
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

The Day the World Winds Down (Table of Contents: 39)

Thing; Man-Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne; ? [as "friends"]
Letters
Bruce Patterson

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Man-Thing; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Victorius; Jude the Entropic Man; Entropists; AIM (flashback); SHIELD (flashback); Ka-Zar (flashback); Cosmic Cube
Synopsis
Thing and Cap try to wrest the Cosmic Cube from Victorius and his new ally, the Entropic Man. Man-Thing lends a muck-encrusted hand.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Thing; Nova / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman ?
Pencils
Ron Wilson ?
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Nova [Richard Rider]; Monitors; Milandra
Reprints

When Strike the Monitors! (Table of Contents: 41)

Thing; Nova / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Sal Buscema (layouts); Frank Giacoia (finished art); Dave Hunt (finished art)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (pages 1-27); Dave Hunt (pages 28-47)
Letters
Joe Rosen (pp. 1-27); Gaspar Saladino (p. 28, uncredited); Annette Kawecki (pp. 29-47, uncredited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Nova [Richard Rider]; Milandra; Kalara; Askare; the Monitors (villains); Ginger Jaye; Bernie Dillon; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Edwin Jarvis (cameo)
Synopsis
Thing and Nova help a trio of cosmic sisters fend off an alien invasion of earth by the Monitors.
Reprints

At the Mercy of...Manduu! (Table of Contents: 42)

Thing; Hercules / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Hall
Inks
Bob Hall ?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hercules; Manduu
Reprints

The Wonderful World of Brother Benjamin J. Grimm (Table of Contents: 43)

Thing; Hercules / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Bob Hall (breakdowns); Frank Giacoia (finished art)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hercules; Odin; Manduu; Y'Androgg; Krokarr
Synopsis
Thing entertains some campers with a tale of how he and Hercules saved Odin from a trio of giant monsters.
Reprints

The Andromeda Rub-Out! (Table of Contents: 44)

Thing; Captain Marvel / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Bob Layton
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Reprints

The Andromeda Rub-Out! (Table of Contents: 45)

Thing; Captain Marvel / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Mike Esposito (finished art)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Michael Higgins

Job Number
LG142
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Alicia Masters; Torgo; Boss Barker (a Skrull)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel helps Thing take on a Skrull-turned-gangster bent on revenge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is a follow-up of Fantastic Four (Marvel. 1961 series) #91.

Battle in Burbank! (Table of Contents: 46)

Thing; Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Bob Layton
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints

Battle in Burbank! (Table of Contents: 47)

Thing; Hulk / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Kupperberg
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Shelly Leferman [as Shelly L.]

Job Number
LG77
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Willie Lumpkin; Uncle Waddles [Howard the Duck]; Karen Page; Joe Jusko (a movie agent); Archie Bunker
Synopsis
Hulk invades a TV show based on his exploits and the Thing intervenes.
Reprints

Happy Deathday, Mr. Grimm! (Table of Contents: 48)

Thing; Yancy Street Gang / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Yancy Street Gang; Machinesmith Robots
Reprints

Happy Deathday, Mister Grimm! (Table of Contents: 49)

Thing; Yancy Street Gang / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Diana Albers

Job Number
LG84
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Yancy Street Gang; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Franklin Richards; Agatha Harkness; Alicia Masters; Willie Lumpkin; Machinesmith (introduction); Machinesmith Robots; Carnation
Synopsis
Thing's Birthday cheer is interrupted when he has to fight alongside his old pals in the Yancy Street Gang against a horde of faceless robots. Thing is captured.
Reprints

War on the Waterfront! (Table of Contents: 50)

Thing; Jack of Hearts / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chic Stone (signed)
Inks
Chic Stone ? (signed)
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Jack of Hearts
Reprints

My Master, Machinesmith! (Table of Contents: 51)

Thing; Jack of Hearts / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Elaine Heinl

Job Number
LG194
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Jack of Hearts; Yancy Street Gang; Machinesmith; Machinesmith Robots; Mr. Carnation
Synopsis
With Ben and the Yancy Street Gang captured by the Machinesmith and his allies, Jack of Hearts has to come to the rescue.
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The Curse and the Cataclysm! (Table of Contents: 52)

Thing; Doctor Strange / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Budiansky (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Kemo; Ennis Tremellyn
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Curse of Crawlinswood (Table of Contents: 53)

Thing; Doctor Strange / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Jo Duffy
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg (breakdowns); Gene Day (finished art)
Inks
Gene Day
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Michael Higgins

Job Number
LG195
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Doyle; Jane Crawlins; Mrs. Crawlins; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Lester Crawlins; Kemo; Ennis Tremellyn
Synopsis
The Thing and Doc Strange are spending the night in a creepy seaside inn when they are attacked by an ancient sorcerer and his lackey.
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...And Only One Shall Survive! (Table of Contents: 54)

Thing / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Thing [Ben Grimm] (from past)
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Remembrance of Things Past! (Table of Contents: 55)

Thing / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Thing [Ben Grimm] (from past); Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]
Synopsis
Ben uses Dr. Doom's time platform to deliver one of Reed's cures to himself in the past in hopes of changing himself back to human form for good.
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A Gathering of Heroes! (Table of Contents: 56)

Thing; Beast; Ms. Marvel; Nick Fury; Wonder Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Nick Fury; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
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Full House-- Dragons High! (Table of Contents: 57)

Thing; Beast; Ms. Marvel; Nick Fury; Wonder Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Peter B. Gillis
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LG2
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; Nick Fury; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; Edwin Jarvis; D.A. Blake Tower; Dum Dum Dugan; SHIELD; General Pollock; Pollock's Soldiers; Captain America (Flashback); Iron Man (Flashback); Nuklo (Flashback)
Synopsis
A superheroic poker game is interrupted by an assault on the SHIELD helicarrier.
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Indexer Notes

The is the first issue of Marvel's roving poker game that made many appearances over the years.

In the Path of Crossfire! (Table of Contents: 58)

Thing; Moon Knight / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Crossfire
Reprints

A Little Knight Music! (Table of Contents: 59)

Thing; Moon Knight / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Jim Craig (breakdowns); Pablo Marcos (finished art)
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Rick Parker

Job Number
LG232
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector]; Crossfire [William Cross] (introduction, origin); Frenchie; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Beast; Wasp; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]] (cameo, imaginary appearance); Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl] (cameo, imaginary appearance)
Synopsis
Thing and Moon Knight uncover the dastardly plottings of Crossfire.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Thanos
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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Thing
  2. 1. [Title Page and Credits]
  3. 2. ["Ya hounded me! Ya tried to kill me!"]
    Thing; Nick Fury
  4. 3. The Fixer and Mentallo Are Back and the World Will Never Be the Same!
    Thing; Nick Fury
  5. 4. ["Ben! We'll fight these two, but you've got to stop Deathlok--"]
    Thing; Deathlok
  6. 5. Day of the Demolisher!
    Thing; Deathlok
  7. 6. He's Back! Piranha the Man-Killer!
    Thing; Sub-Mariner
  8. 7. In the Power of the Piranha!
    Thing; Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. Against the Hordes of Hydra!
    Thing; Shang-Chi
  10. 9. Two Against Hydra
    Thing; Shang-Chi
  11. 10. Battle Over London for the Life of Alicia Masters!
    Thing; Spider-Woman
  12. 11. Battle Atop Big Ben!
    Spider-Woman; The Thing
  13. 12. My Sweetheart -- My Killer!
    Thing; Spider-Woman
  14. 13. My Sweetheart-- My Killer!
    Thing; Spider-Woman
  15. 14. Prowler Over London!
    Thing; Invisible Girl
  16. 15. And Only the Invisible Girl Can Save Us Now!
    The Thing; Invisible Girl
  17. 16. Sorcery Over Stonehenge!
    Thing; Modred the Mystic
  18. 17. From Stonehenge... with Death!
    Thing; Modred the Mystic
  19. 18. Shocker of the Year!
    Thing; Nighthawk
  20. 19. A Monster Walks Among Us!
    Thing; Nighthawk
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thing; Skull the Slayer
  22. 21. Enter: Skull The Slayer and Exit: The Thing!
    Thing; Skull the Slayer
  23. 22. From the Past-- into the Present!
    Thing; Mister Fantastic
  24. 23. A Stretch in Time...
    Thing; Mister Fantastic
  25. 24. To Duel a Mad God!
    Thing; Spider-Man
  26. 25. Death Watch!
    Thing; Spider-Man
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Thing; Matt Murdock
  28. 27. Game Point!
    Thing; Matt Murdock
  29. 28. Doomwatch!
    Thing; Daredevil
  30. 29. Thing Behind Prison Bars
    Daredevil [Marvel]; The Thing
  31. 30. The Final Gambit!
    Thing; Vision
  32. 31. The Vision Gambit
    Thing; Vision
  33. 32. Conjure Night!
    Thing; Black Panther
  34. 33. Conjure Night!
    Thing; Black Panther
  35. 34. Victims of the Blood-Beast!
    Thing; Brother Voodoo
  36. 35. Voodoo and Valor!
    Thing; Brother Voodoo
  37. 36. Chaos Is the Cosmic Cube!
    Thing; Captain America
  38. 37. Entropy, Entropy...
    Thing; Captain America
  39. 38. Death in the Everglades!
    Thing; Man-Thing
  40. 39. The Day the World Winds Down
    Thing; Man-Thing
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Thing; Nova
  42. 41. When Strike the Monitors!
    Thing; Nova
  43. 42. At the Mercy of...Manduu!
    Thing; Hercules
  44. 43. The Wonderful World of Brother Benjamin J. Grimm
    Thing; Hercules
  45. 44. The Andromeda Rub-Out!
    Thing; Captain Marvel
  46. 45. The Andromeda Rub-Out!
    Thing; Captain Marvel
  47. 46. Battle in Burbank!
    Thing; Hulk
  48. 47. Battle in Burbank!
    Thing; Hulk
  49. 48. Happy Deathday, Mr. Grimm!
    Thing; Yancy Street Gang
  50. 49. Happy Deathday, Mister Grimm!
    Thing; Yancy Street Gang
  51. 50. War on the Waterfront!
    Thing; Jack of Hearts
  52. 51. My Master, Machinesmith!
    Thing; Jack of Hearts
  53. 52. The Curse and the Cataclysm!
    Thing; Doctor Strange
  54. 53. Curse of Crawlinswood
    Thing; Doctor Strange
  55. 54. ...And Only One Shall Survive!
    Thing
  56. 55. Remembrance of Things Past!
    Thing
  57. 56. A Gathering of Heroes!
    Thing; Beast; Ms. Marvel; Nick Fury; Wonder Man
  58. 57. Full House-- Dragons High!
    Thing; Beast; Ms. Marvel; Nick Fury; Wonder Man
  59. 58. In the Path of Crossfire!
    Thing; Moon Knight
  60. 59. A Little Knight Music!
    Thing; Moon Knight
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    The Thing
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