(October 1973)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year
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 interiors
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Thing at the Window! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita.; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006). Crespi credit per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Costanza.

Help Wanted! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Larwence
Inks
Mort Lawrence
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-98]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A cheap department store owner's toy demonstrator quits after receiving a Christmas bonus of only one dime, and so the owner attempts to save money by shortening the help wanted ad to "Demon. Wanted." He gets what he advertises for.
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Indexer Notes

cover story

Don't Shrink Sam's Head! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita ?
Inks
John Romita ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-720]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man wants to go to Jivaro country so he can acquire a shrunken head for his collection of horror memorabilia but is afraid of having his head shrunk, so he hires a scientist to treat his head so that it is unshrinkable.
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Indexer Notes

Art speculation from atlastales.com

The Other Face (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (signed)
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-764]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A plastic surgeon wants a man's wife so knocks him out and exchanges faces with him. The man knows that his wife would rather shoot him instead, so when she enters the room he pretends to be the surgeon and claims that he couldn't go through with the plan. She pulls out a gun and murders the surgeon and when she hands her husband the gun to dispose of, he shoots her.
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They Dive By Night! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[C-173]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A native warns a pearl diver not to dive by night so as to have enough light to see where to avoid the man-eating clams, but he doesn't listen.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing at the Window!
  2. 1. Help Wanted!
  3. 2. Don't Shrink Sam's Head!
  4. 3. The Other Face
  5. 4. They Dive By Night!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk