(September 1975)

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
Len Wein
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Coming of Monstrom the Beast from the Bog! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Wilson ?
Inks
Mike Esposito ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run, darling!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil credit from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006). Cover inker suggestions from Al Milgrom (April 2006), who confirms he did not ink the cover. Letterer credit 2006 by Steven Tice.

I Found Monstrom! The Dweller in the Black Swamp! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[T-755]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A thousand years ago, a creature sank beneath a murky, black swamp in the bayou country...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Monstrom; John; Billy; Sara
Synopsis
A vacationing family finds a monster in a swamp. The locals drive it back into the swamp with torches, but it was only a shipwrecked alien trying to get help.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

The Day Harrington Died! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[9776]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I killed him... but that's not the horrible reason I shall never forget...
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man plots to get the African natives to get rid of his unwanted business partner for him by framing him for stealing their stone god's sacred ruby. His plan works, but he had not counted on the stone god possessing a sense of justice.
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Marvel Treasury Editions (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Treasury Editions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Comic Con 1975! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Specimen! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The dictionary says a specimen's "a sample"!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist plots to use a captured mermaid from Atlantis to gain world renown, but she has a plan of her own.
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A Frantic, Frenetic, Fun-Filled Forsy into the Fable-Fraught Fortress of Fandom's Favorite Fraternity! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

It's Never Too Late to Join...FOOM! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Omnipotent Oshtur Commands... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Doctor Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Coming of Monstrom the Beast from the Bog!
  2. 1. I Found Monstrom! The Dweller in the Black Swamp!
  3. 2. The Day Harrington Died!
  4. 3. Marvel Treasury Editions
    Marvel Treasury Editions
  5. 4. Marvel Comic Con 1975!
  6. 5. The Specimen!
  7. 6. A Frantic, Frenetic, Fun-Filled Forsy into the Fable-Fraught Fortress of Fandom's Favorite Fraternity!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. It's Never Too Late to Join...FOOM!
    FOOM
  9. 8. The Omnipotent Oshtur Commands...
    Doctor Strange
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Steve Jenner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jordan Inman
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Max Capp
  • Dwayne Best
  • Keith Smith
  • Ramon Schenk