(November 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 Mansion of Missing Persons! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Lieber (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 April 2006).

When the Creature Escapes (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[L-657]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sea creature is captured and brought to an atomic testing facility. It attempts to communicate telepathically with the man who brought it there, but the man thinks it is evil and resists it. When it gets out of the tank, the man acquires a gun and hunts it down to kill it. After he does so, he encounters scientists who tell him that the creature shut down an out of control atomic pile saving all of their lives.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story incorrectly cited as being a reprint from Mystery Tales #18.

Missing Persons! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[D-638]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Aliens from space are kidnapping humans to send back to their home planet for study in order to use the information gathered for conquest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Incorrectly states that this story is reprinted from Adventures into Mystery #18.

The Hex! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[K-399]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man removes hex signs from his barn against his wife's wishes and is plagued by a series of misfortunes. She begs him to allow her to restore the symbol to ward away evil but he refuses to subscribe to such superstitious nonsense. He takes gravely ill and is lying on his deathbed when, one morning, he gets up no longer sick and opens the morning mail to find he has won the lottery. When he runs out to show her the check, thinking his string of bad luck was merely coincidence, he is shocked to find her...just finishing off the paint on the new good luck symbol decorating the barn.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Incorrectly states that the story is reprinted from Astonishing Tales #4

Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey — and Softball! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Trapped by the Little Men! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[L-426]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
When little men wake him from a sound sleep demanding that he come with them, a man realizes that his ancestor was Gulliver from "Gulliver's Travels"
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from www.atlastales.com. Story incorrectly cites Astonishing Tales #60 as the source of the reprint.

Honest Abe (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[F-906]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A doctor for the poor takes all the money he has, five dollars, and goes to plead his case for the charity clinic to the wealthy land owner who wants to buy up the plot and shut it down. The greedy man wants five thousand dollars, not five dollars, and the doctor is shocked to discover that when he hands the bill to the man it has become a five thousand dollar bill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

art credit from atlastales.com

Hey, Hero! Have We Got a Bonus Page to Pick with You! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mansion of Missing Persons!
  2. 1. When the Creature Escapes
  3. 2. Missing Persons!
  4. 3. The Hex!
  5. 4. Sumptuous Scoops About Summer, Spidey — and Softball!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. Trapped by the Little Men!
  7. 6. Honest Abe
  8. 7. Hey, Hero! Have We Got a Bonus Page to Pick with You!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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