(February 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interiors
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Come Midnight -- Come Monster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 April 2006)

The Thing that Grew! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus
Inks
Harry Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
8793
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joshua Borglum; Blakely
Synopsis
Professor Borglum creates a new life when his blood is accidently mixed with an experiment. When it continues to grow and kill people for their blood he tries to find a way to kill it.
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The Withered Hand (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
C-248 ?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Clay
Synopsis
While in Tibet John Clay steals a priceless ruby that a monk tells him contains a sinner's soul. While stealing it he also removes the monk's hand. With his dying breath the monk says that he will come for John when his (the monk's) hand turns to ashes. John escapes and sells the ruby and becomes rich. Now he has to try to keep the monk's hand from turning to ashes.
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Indexer Notes

job number nearly illegible

On Sale Now! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Man in the Box! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
[F-374]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The story of a little (roughly inch tall) man who lives in a little green box and comes out every night to do a good deed. One day a burglar steals his box and asks the little man to tell him the secret of how to be as small as he is so that he can rob banks. Unfortunately, the little man is nice enough to show him how.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Index of the original story and atlastales.com indicate that the story was signed by the artists, but signatures were apparently removed from the reprint.

Poor Mister Watkins (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
C-188
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Harry Higgins; Cathy; Mr. Watkins; Mr. Grey
Synopsis
Henry Higgins is an obnoxious man who enjoys being mean to others and harrasses a young lady at the library. When she quits to get away from him he decides to pick on her replacement, Mr. Watkins. He enjoys bothering him at the library and even after hours when he leaves the library. When Harry goes to far he goes to Mr. Watkins house where he gets a big surprise.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Come Midnight -- Come Monster!
  2. 1. The Thing that Grew!
  3. 2. The Withered Hand
  4. 3. On Sale Now!
    Fear
  5. 4. The Man in the Box!
  6. 5. Poor Mister Watkins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk