(October 1974)

Marvel, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 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

Midnight in Haunted Manor! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

cover pencil and ink credits per Nick Caputo.

The Ghost of Grismore Castle! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[T-911]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A practical jokester tricks his friend into fleeing a haunted house only to be attacked by real ghosts. He promises never to play a prank again while his friend, actually a ghost, watches approvingly.
Reprints

The Albatross! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[F-537]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a sailor kills an albatross, which represents good luck to the crew, the ship flounders with a dead radio until the men lash the sailor to the mast with the albatross tied around his neck as punishment. When the man dies, the ship's bad fortune clears, and they make their way back to port.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Tom Lammers. We previously suggested Joe Orlando, but the art spotter has since retracted that.

Only an Insect! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[9483]
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist's assistant who tortures insects for kicks gets his just deserts when he knocks over a shrinking compound which then affects him.
Reprints

Dorothy's Doll (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-525]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man buys a lifelike doll for his ill child, unintentionally fooling Death into taking the doll and leaving the girl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

reprint mistakenly identified as from Mystic #12

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Midnight in Haunted Manor!
  2. 1. The Ghost of Grismore Castle!
  3. 2. The Albatross!
  4. 3. Only an Insect!
  5. 4. Dorothy's Doll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk