(April 1972)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Serpent-God of Lost Swamp! (Table of Contents)

King Kull / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
John Severin (signed)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
King Kull; Brule
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The Forbidden Swamp (Table of Contents: 1)

King Kull / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
Marie Severin
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death to them, lads! Death to the serpents who walk like men!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
King Kull; Brule; Red Slayers; Shanna (death); Alecto; Duron (death); Thulsa Doom (first appearance); Gomar (death)
Synopsis
Kull and Brule enter a temple to the Valusian snake-god which is guarded by a giant undersea beast. There he meets Thulsa Doom for the first time, who pretends to be an ally and asks to return with them to the City of Wonders.
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Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Kull the Conqueror (Marvel, 1971 series) #2.

Where Walks the Ghost (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-159
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Big Monk McGak; Mr. Zero
Synopsis
An escaped convict looks to buy a house that has the reputation of being haunted so people will steer clear of him, but when he meets up with a real estate agent turns out to be the ghost that haunts the prospective property, he turns himself in to the police for his own protection.
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Mister Morgan's Monster (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Philip Morgan; Mrs. Morgan; humanoid robot
Synopsis
Humanoid robots are banned, but their inventor keeps one in secret, and aliens try to turn it against humanity. It resists and they are forced to flee, but the robot’s inventor thinks that it disobeyed him by leaving hiding, not knowing that it saved humanity.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Monsters Mail Box / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kenny Dube, Larry Trepel, Bruce Schulman, and Ron Sorrells.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Serpent-God of Lost Swamp!
    King Kull
  2. 1. The Forbidden Swamp
    King Kull
  3. 2. Where Walks the Ghost
  4. 3. Mister Morgan's Monster
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Monsters Mail Box
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