(May 1974)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[The Man Who Melted!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Lost City (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-110]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A flight crew tracking a hurricane find themselves in a weird underwater city where prisoners have their mouths sewn shut.
Reprints
Keywords
hurricane; underwater

Harry's Hideout (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Hubbell
Inks
Carl Hubbell
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-59]
Genre
crime
Synopsis
Harry Ward murders his grandfather to steal his money, then looks for a place to hide from the police. In the morning, he learns that he has taken refuge in a time capsule which is about to be buried for 150 years.
Reprints

The Man Who Melted! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[E-826]
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An alien from Jupiter dresses as a caveman in order to capture an Earth specimen in ice.
Reprints
Keywords
caveman; Jupiter

A Few Surprises - A Smattering of Surmises - And a Hint About Prizes! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Uncle Gideon's Gold (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ravielli
Inks
Louis Ravielli
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-777]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An old man keeps his gold in a safe over a furnace. His nephew threatens to toss the old man into the furnace unless he provides the combination so he gives in, but the nephew kills him anyway. When he succeeds in opening the safe, the molten gold flows over him.
Reprints

Hey, Believer! Have We Got a New Kung Fu Mag for You! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Mother Knows Best (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Newman
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-877]
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A mother tells her daughter that the man in the moon causes the tides but her daughter doesn't believe her. Afterward, the moon gets destroyed by a comet impact and the seas grow calm. Years later, the little girl has grown to have a daughter of her own and she tries to convince her that there used to be a moon which caused the sea to swell.
Reprints
Keywords
comet; moon
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Man Who Melted!]
  2. 1. The Lost City
  3. 2. Harry's Hideout
  4. 3. The Man Who Melted!
  5. 4. A Few Surprises - A Smattering of Surmises - And a Hint About Prizes!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Uncle Gideon's Gold
  7. 6. Hey, Believer! Have We Got a New Kung Fu Mag for You!
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  8. 7. Mother Knows Best
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