(February 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Len Wein
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Klaus Janson; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wizard and flying figure is either all Romita or alterations over Kane pencils.

The Blood of Kings! (Table of Contents: 1)

Man-Thing / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Marcos Pelayo

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing; Korrek; Jennifer Kale; Dakimh; Martak; Klonus; Tai
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mail-Things! / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

includes letters by Lawrence Deyab, Peter Smith, Mark Lerer and a special note from Steve Gerber on the reason the promised Howard the Duck back-up is missing.

Krogg! (Table of Contents: 3)

Dr. Druid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
Petra Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
V-338
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Druid [Anthony Druid]; Krogg
Synopsis
Dr. Druid investigates the disappearance of several houses, and finds that an alien disguised as a scientist is to blame.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dr. Druid next appears in the Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #210 (April 1977).

Save Me From The Weed! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Petra Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Job Number
V-524
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Lucius Farnsworth; George
Synopsis
A wealthy man urges his unambitious gardener to go into business for himself, his diligence saves the world when he snips a radioactive telepathic weed while it rests. His employer realizes that everyone has their own part to play.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script added by Bob Bailey, 12 August 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Humans, Keep Out! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Don Heck (signed)
Inks
Don Heck (signed)
Colors
Petra Goldberg ?
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ezra Grumley
Synopsis
Humans are distressed to discover that the Venusians believe them to be hostile and have built robots to destroy any expedition that lands. A humble janitor thinks of building identical robots, reasoning that the Venusian's robots will not attack things like themselves, allowing peaceful contact to be made.
Reprints

Blackmail! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Henry Travis; Sanders; Ella Travis
Synopsis
A man gets rid of a elderly blackmailer by putting peppermint candies in his drink and telling him it was arsenic and letting fear go to work on the old man's heart.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Man-Thing
  2. 1. The Blood of Kings!
    Man-Thing
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Mail-Things!
  4. 3. Krogg!
    Dr. Druid
  5. 4. Save Me From The Weed!
  6. 5. Humans, Keep Out!
  7. 6. Blackmail!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
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