Beware #5
(November 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-08-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from The Comic Reader #99.

My Son, the Monster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson ?; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Mike Esposito; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil/ink credits per Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).

The Old Lady's Son (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vern Henkel (as Vernon Henkel) (signed)
Inks
Vern Henkel (as Vernon Henkel) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
9210
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lily Wells; Mark Mason; Mrs. Mason
Synopsis
A gold digging woman becomes the victim of an old lady's vampire son.
Reprints
Keywords
Dartmouth; England

The Horrible House! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
D-880
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Belding
Synopsis
A wealthy man dreams of an atom bomb wrecking his house and burying him alive, so he goes into the country where he thinks he is safe and has a house built, but the house is built on unsafe ground and sinks, burying him alive anyway.
Reprints

Bong! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
C-57
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hugo Walther; Katrine Lukas; Eric Brawne
Synopsis
A man resolves to murder his rival for the affections of a beautiful girl, but ends up killing himself by falling into the bell-maker's molten vat. As the man hated noise, the ironic twist of the story is that his soul becomes cast into the noisiest bell in the town.
Reprints
Keywords
Hungary

You Can Only Die Once! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
9411
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George; Satan
Synopsis
A man tries to kill himself over and over again but only succeeds in producing pain and mutilation, not the longed for oblivion. A friend of his informs him that he is already dead, for he committed suicide a year ago, and has been sent to Hell where all suicides reside.
Reprints
Keywords
Hell
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Son, the Monster!
  2. 1. The Old Lady's Son
  3. 2. The Horrible House!
  4. 3. Bong!
  5. 4. You Can Only Die Once!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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