no16 the forbidden swamp

série: Monsters on the Prowl
dessinateur / scénariste: Collectif
éditeur: Marvel USA
genre: Horreur
classement: carton131
date: 1972
format: broché
état: TBE/N
valeur: 20 €
critère: **
remarques: continued from Chamber of Darkness as from No. 9 (February 1971)
up to No. 30 as per October 1974 (22 issues)
this serie stars the famous Marvel Monsters
in reprints and some new stories!
only a couple of issues are collected here as
representative samples of the serie

Monsters on the prowl no 16, serie 2470, April 1972
the serpent-god of lost swamp featuring king Kull

1/ King Kull, the forbidden swamp
by Roy Thomas and Marie Severin

2/ where walks the Ghost by Steve Ditko

3/ mister Morgan's monster
by Kirby and Ayers

- cover Monsters on the prowl no 16 (with king Kull)
- cover of first issue Monsters on the prowl no. 9

retitled Monsters on the Prowl with issue #9 (Feb. 1971),
this version ran one new story each issue through #13 (Oct. 1971)
with the remaining content consisting of reprints from Atlas Comics,
Marvel's 1950s predecessor, and "pre-superhero Marvel",
primarily drawn by Jack Kirby or Steve Ditko,
it expanded into a double-sized, 25-cent comic
for two issues (#13-14, Oct.-Dec. 1971),
some issues of the reprint books featured new covers
by John Severin, Marie Severin, Gil Kane, and Herb Trimpe

a 10-page sword and sorcery story starring King Kull, "the forbidden Swamp",
by writer Thomas and art by the Severin siblings,
appeared in issue #16 (April 1972);
it continued the story from Kull the Conqueror #2 (Sept. 1971),
during a 10-month hiatus before that series resumed with #3

a flashback adventure pitting superheroes against Marvel monsters
appeared in a 2005 one-shot comic with the cover
trademark Monsters on the Prowl,
and the copyrighted title Marvel Monsters: Monsters on the Prowl,
as given in its postal indicia
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