(November 1976)

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]
Barcode
0714860216011
Editing
Archie Goodwin

Issue Notes

final issue
This issue has variants:

He Haunts the Jungle Night -- Moomba! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks
Don Perlin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
fires; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

This Year, Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Going Back to School… (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mead School Supplies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Moomba (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 13 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
[V-285]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Moomba; Frank; Katu
Synopsis
An explorer discovers that native African wood carvings are actually an advance fifth column invasion force under the command of an alien creature named Moomba.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. This story is an elaboration of the plot of "I Was the Prisoner of the Living Statues!" drawn by John Forte, in Tales to Astonish #6 (November 1959).

Halloween Madness from Marvel (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superhero Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superheroes Assemble! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Mighty Marvel Does It Again! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

I Was Trapped on the Ghost Ship! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (plot); Larry Lieber ? (script)
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[T-448]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Luther Storme; Jonah Morgan (only appearance for both)
Synopsis
A cruel sea captain abandons his planned voyage to pursue a sighting of the Flying Dutchman, hoping to capture the famous ghost ship and make a fortune. His crew abandon ship, but he continues on until he catches the ship. He boards the Dutchman, but finds that it is a trap for the greedy. He is paralyzed, while the ship's former prisoner, now elderly and reformed, is freed to leave in his ship.
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Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

A Scintillating Soliloquy of Stunning Stories, Sagacious Sagas, and Senses-Shattering Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Spider-Man and the Fly! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comics* But Didn't Know Where to Look (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Chelsea House Publlishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Haunts the Jungle Night -- Moomba!
  2. 1. This Year, Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Going Back to School…
    Mead School Supplies
  3. 2. Moomba
  4. 3. Halloween Madness from Marvel
    Superhero Merchandise
  5. 4. Superheroes Assemble!
    Marvel Comics
  6. 5. Mighty Marvel Does It Again!
  7. 6. I Was Trapped on the Ghost Ship!
  8. 7. A Scintillating Soliloquy of Stunning Stories, Sagacious Sagas, and Senses-Shattering Super-Heroes!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  9. 8. The Spider-Man and the Fly!
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  10. 9. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comics* But Didn't Know Where to Look
    Chelsea House Publlishers
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