Chamber of Chills #23 [30¢]
(July 1976)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 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
?
Editing
Marv Wolfman

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Chamber of Chills (Marvel, 1972 series) #23.

The Gorilla Man? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Ken Hale

Indexer Notes

Cover pencil and cover ink credits from Nick Caputo (April 1, 2006).
Al Milgrom tentatively confirms 2006 that he inked the cover, although he's not 100% sure when judging by the scan.
Cover letterer credit 2006 by Steven Tice.

Where Lurks the Ghost! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[V-354]
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe; Mike
Synopsis
A man spends the night in a haunted house with the house’s caretaker. He thinks that he didn’t see a ghost, but the caretaker was killed years ago.
Reprints
Keywords
ghosts; haunted houses

Bat's Tale (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[C-132]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A vampire captures a fat man and takes his victim to display him to his brothers. They all agree that not even the Beast-Man captures such victims and ask the fat man his name. The fat man doesn't speak and instead transforms into the Beast-Man and attacks the vampires.
Reprints
Keywords
vampires; werewolves

Indexer Notes

original title: Terror Tale

Have We Got Marvel T-Shirts for You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Men in the Morgue (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
[D-748]
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Two killers attempt to hide in the morgue, but the attendant locks them in the freezer.
Reprints

Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Are They? What Are They? Why Are They? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Why Is This Man Smiling? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Gorilla Man (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
[D-648]
Genre
horror-suspense; jungle
Characters
Ken Hale; Lil Hale
Synopsis
Tormented by dreams of a strange gorilla man, Ken Hale is compelled to go to Africa to figure out what is happening. When he finds the gorilla man of his dreams, they fight and Hale is transformed into a gorilla man himself.
Reprints
Keywords
gorillas

Indexer Notes

This story is now considered to be the origin of Gorilla Man of the Agents of Atlas.

An Omnium-Gatherum of Odysseys Occult, Olios, and Occasions Obbligato! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Captain America and the Red Skull (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Captain America; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Eagle-Eye GI Joe Meets The Intruder (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gorilla Man?
  2. 1. Where Lurks the Ghost!
  3. 2. Bat's Tale
  4. 3. Have We Got Marvel T-Shirts for You!
  5. 4. The Men in the Morgue
  6. 5. Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  7. 6. Who Are They? What Are They? Why Are They?
    The Eternals
  8. 7. Why Is This Man Smiling?
    Crazy
  9. 8. Gorilla Man
  10. 9. An Omnium-Gatherum of Odysseys Occult, Olios, and Occasions Obbligato!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  11. 10. Captain America and the Red Skull
    Captain America; Hostess Twinkies
  12. 11. Eagle-Eye GI Joe Meets The Intruder
    G. I. Joe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Nick Caputo