(January 1994)

Marvel, 1993 Series
Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.60 CAD; 0.95 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606040629 00211
Editing
Mort Todd (credited)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ditko color credit confirmed by Mort Todd.

When the Totem Walks (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
[T-604]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Bull Drago; Hunk; Indian shaman (introduction for all); Totem (introduction and origin)
Synopsis
Two escaped convicts stumble across a tribe of Indians, rob them of food, and plan to shoot them in the morning to eliminate witnesses to their flight. Their totem comes alive during the night in response to the chieftain's prayers and chases the convicts back to prison. They think they are safe, but the story ends with the totem tearing the iron bars off their cell window while they shrink back in fear from its approach.
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Indexer Notes

Story continued in Monster Menace #4 (March 1994).

Save Me from the Weed! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[V-524]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lucius Farnsworth; George
Synopsis
A wealthy man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, his diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. His employer realizes that everyone has their own part to play.
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Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Jack Kirby, Atlas Comics and Monsters (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Mort Todd
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby writes about the Marvel monsters; Mort Todd discusses the reprinted stories. Includes a key to the monsters Ditko illustrated on the cover.

I Can't Escape from the Creeping Things! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
T-888
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Silas Bleede
Synopsis
A greedy businessman tries to cut down an ancient tree and is attacked by its branches during the night.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

I Fought the Colossus! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
T-463
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Prof. Reynolds; "Colossus" robot
Synopsis
An advanced supercomputer turns Earth into a utopia, but suspicion remains, only to be inflamed when it is found to be building a giant robot. Humanity turns on the computer and destroys the robot, only to find that it was intended to replace the supercomputer, which breaks down, leaving humanity without its intelligence.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. When the Totem Walks
  3. 2. Save Me from the Weed!
  4. 3. Jack Kirby, Atlas Comics and Monsters
  5. 4. I Can't Escape from the Creeping Things!
  6. 5. I Fought the Colossus!
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