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Creatures on the Loose (1971) comic books

  • Issue #10
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 10
    • 1" spine split from top.
    • Oxidation.
    • Oxidation.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Water damage.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1554560023
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #889-AA-005
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    • Signed by artist Berni Wrightson with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Series formerly "Tower of Shadows." Written by Roy Thomas. Art by by Berni Wrightson (adapted from the Robert E. Howard story). Cover by Marie Severin. New story: first full comic book appearance of King Kull in "The Skull of Silence; Kull's arrogance leads to the release of an ancient menace that he barely is able to defeat. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint"Trull the Unhuman!"; The mental essence of an alien bent on global conquest takes over a steam shovel and is defeated by an elephant. 36 pages, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #11
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 11

    Cover by Jack Kirby, Marie Severin, and Dick Ayers. Written by Len Wein. Art by Herb Trimpe. New story: "The Underground Gambit!"; Roger Krass has been drawing underground comics for a living but hating it all the while.;A mysterious man shows up with an offer that will finally recognize his true talent, but it turns out there's a catch. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: "The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba"; Frank, an explorer, discovers that native African wood carvings are actually an advance fifth column invasion force under the command of Moomba; Katu uses his magic to force Moomba and his Wooden Statues to leave Earth. Ad for Fear #3 and Where Monsters Dwell #9, art by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. 36 pages, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #12
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 12

    Written by Alan Hewetson. Art by Syd Shores. Cover by Jack Kirby, Marie Severin, and Dick Ayers. New story: "Master and Slave!!"; Igor is pushed to the breaking point by the incessant demands of Dr. Frankenstein. In the ensuing argument, Dr. Frankenstein has a heart attack and dies; Later, lonely Igor decides to complete his master's experiment and bring the monster to life so that he will now have a servant to order around, but things do not work out as planned. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: "I Was Captured by Korilla!" A cab driver uncovers an alien plotting an invasion of Earth. The police wont believe him, but he foils the invasion on his own and the aliens are killed by their masters for their failure. 36 pages, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #13
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 13

    Last 15-cent issue. Written by Len Wein. Art by Reed Crandall. Cover by Jack Kirby, Marie Severin, and Dick Ayers. New story: "Where Walks the Werewolf!"; An experimental surgery creates a werewolf that dies trying to kill his romantic rival. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: "I Was Captured by the Creature From Krogarr!"; A dissolute human is targeted by an alien that can transport items through television sets, but he is saved by his failure to pay the electric bill. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: "Midnight on Haunted Hill"; A dissolute human is targeted by an alien that can transport items through television sets, but he is saved by his failure to pay the electric bill. 36 pages, full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #14
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 14

    First 20-cent issue. All reprints. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Cover by Jack Kirby and Paul Reinman. What Happened in Dead Storage?; A burnt-out actor stumbles upon an alien invasion, and gives the best performance of his life to save Earth. Art by Don Heck. What Was the Staggering Secret of the 13th Floor; An oddly cheerful elevator operator is held at gunpoint with a passer-by by a spy planning to blow up the hotel. Written by Neal Adams and Roy Thomas. Art by Marie Severin, Herb Trimpe, and Tom Sutton. Forewarned Is Four-Armed!; A prison inmate tells about being abducted by aliens but his story is dismissed by the prison psychiatrist (who is actually one of the aliens in disguise). 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 15
    • 1" cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Oakland.
    • Label #2011969002

    All reprints. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott. Spragg, the Conqueror of the Human Race!; Spragg, an outcast of his race, is forced to the surface of the Earth in Transylvania, where he enslaves the local villagers and forces them to build him a device to boost his powers. Written by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. Where Lurks the Ghost; A man spends the night in a haunted house with the houses caretaker; He thinks that he didnt see a ghost, but the caretaker was killed years ago. Art by Don Heck. Help!!; A writer buys a used typewriter that will only type a plea for help and an address, no matter what keys are struck. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 16

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Gil Kane and Bill Everett. Cover by Gil Kane and Bill Everett. New story: "Warrior of Mars"; Gullivar Jones story adapted from the novel Lt. Gullivar Jones by Edwin A. Arnold. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: The Impossible Tunnel; Robert Saunders wants to build a sub-oceanic tunnel from North America to Europe. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Reprint: The Frightened Man. Article called Gullivar Jones: The First Man on Mars? by Roy Thomas. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #17
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 17
    • Signed by writer Roy Thomas (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Gil Kane and Sam Grainger. Cover by Gil Kane. New story: "River of the Dead!"; Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars story adapted from the novel Lt. Gullivar Jones by Edwin A. Arnold. Art by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Reprint: Gargantus!; A deep sea explorer encounters a giant and intelligent reptile that follows him back to the surface. Art by Don Heck. Reprint: The Things from Dimension X!; A scientist successfully creates a link to the dimension Electra only to find the inhabitants bent on conquest. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 18

    New story: Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars stars in "Wasteland on a Weirdline World!" Script by George Effinger and Gerry Conway, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Sam Grainger (inspired by the Edwin L. Arnold novel "Lt. Gullivar Jones"). Reprints: "Under the Knife!" with art by Tony DiPreta; and "What Lurks in the Mountain?" with art by Steve Ditko. Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 19
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    • Label #1497527003

    Written by George Alec Effinger. Art by Gil Kane, Wayne Boring, and Jim Mooney. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. New story: The Long Road to Nowhere featuring Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars. Art by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. The Creature from Krangro; An alien commander is sent to Earth to prove his courage by capturing three humans, but he accidentally takes statues of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. Art by Paul Reinman. Going Down!; A greedy elevator operator fakes an accident to get a rich customer to give him a big tip, but the elevator falls forever as the suddenly sinister passenger promises hell get his reward. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 20

    Written by George Alec Effinger. Art by Gray Morrow. Cover by Gil Kane. New story: What Price Victory? featuring Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars. Art by Don Heck. Reprint: Only One Is Human!; A human unit on Mars realises that a disguised martian is in their midst, they cannot tell the imposter and the real human apart, until a false piece of bad news makes the real human weep, uncovering the Martian. Art by Steve Ditko. For Whom the Drum Beats! featuring Max Kole and Grimm. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 21

    Cover by Jim Steranko. Written by George Alec Effinger. Art by Gray Morrow. New story: Two Worlds to Win! featuring Gullivar Jones, Warrior of Mars. Art by Joe Sinnott. Reprint: I Was a Prisoner of the Martians!; A bullying director is kidnapped by Martians using the science fiction movie he's filming as a cover. Written by Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. Art by Larry Lieber and Matt Fox. Reprint: The Green Thing!; A psychic alien plant lands on Earth and torments a human to prove its power, but it is eaten by a crow. Ad for Monster Madness# 1. 36 pages, full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 22

    First comic book appearance of Thongor in "Thongor, Warrior of Lost Lemuria!" Script by George Alec Effinger, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Vince Colletta (based on the Lin Carter story "Thieves of Zangabal"). Reprint: "Gundar!" with script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko. Jim Steranko cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 23

    Written by George Alec Effinger. Art by Val Mayerik and Vince Colletta. Cover by John Romita. New story: Where Broods the Demon!; Thongor is defeated and imprisoned by the Demon of Zangabal; After meeting Ald Thurmis in the dungeons, the two break free; Thongor uses the Shield of Cathloda to destroy the Demon; based on the Lin Carter story "Thieves of Zangabal. Reprint: The Coming of the Giants!; The humanity of the near future grow proud as they approach space travel, but when alien giants arrive they are only saved from conquest because they are too tiny to notice. Letter to the editor from comic artist Duffy Vohland. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #24
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 24
    • Staple rust.

    Written by George Alec Effinger. Art by Val Mayerik and Vince Colletta. Cover by John Romita and Ernie Chan. New story: Red Swords, Black Wings; based on Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria novel by Lin Carter. Art by Steve Ditko. Reprint: The Lighthouse from Nowhere!; A small Scottish fishing village is delighted when a much needed lighthouse appears from nowhere, but their school teacher feels it is wrong to take something unearned and destroys it; They build a new lighthouse, and no one will ever know that the first was a beacon for an alien invasion, unwittingly stopped by the teacher. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #25
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 25

    New story: Thongor stars in "The Wizard of Lemuria!" Script by George Alec Effinger and Tony Isabella, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Vince Colletta (based on the Lin Carter novel "Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria"). Reprint: "When the Eggs Hatch!" with art by Tony DiPreta. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #26
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 26

    New story: Thongor stars in "Tower of the Serpent-Women!" Script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Wayne Howard (adapted from the Lin Carter novel "Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria"). Reprint: "The Eyes of Mala-tor." Letter to the editor from comic artist Batton Lash. John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #27
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 27
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Bottom left corner post has come apart.
    • Label #0183489025

    New story: Thongor stars in "In the Crypts of Yamath!" Script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Val Mayerik, inks by Vicente Alcazar. Reprint: "I Come From the Black Void" with script by Stan Lee and art by Steve Ditko. Alcazar cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 28

    New story: Thongor stars in "Mountain of Thunder!" Script by Steve Gerber, art by Vicente Alcazar (adapted from the Lin Carter novel "The Wizard of Lemuria"). Reprint: "No Sign of Life" with script by Stan Lee and art by Steve Ditko. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 15 (Iron Man by John Buscema). John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #29
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 29

    Written by Steve Gerber. Art by Vicente Alcazar. Art by Gil Kane. New story: Lord of Chaos!; Thongor survives being carried off by the Grakk; The Dragon Kings capture Karm Karvus, Sharajsha and Sumi and attempt to sacrifice them to the Lords of Chaos; Thongor disrupts the ceremony and saves his friends. Father Gorm appears and destroys the Dragon Kings. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 37 (the Watcher by John Buscema). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 30

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    New Man-Wolf series begins. "Full Moon, Dark Fear!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 65 (Iceman). Reprint: "Joe's Weak Spot" with art by Bill Walton. Gil Kane/John Romita Sr. cover? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 31

    Written by Doug Moench. Art by George Tuska and Vince Colletta. Cover by Gil Kane, Mike Esposito, and Frank Giacoia. New story: The Beast Within; The Man-Wolf survives the fall from the Statue of Liberty and reverts back to John Jameson; John arrives at his father's office wounded and worn out; Rejecting Jonah's suggestion of going to a doctor, John goes to his trashed apartment, a result of his change from the night before; He changes clothes and goes over to Kristine's apartment; Soon the police arrive and arrest John, who's is considered AWOL from NASA. Art by Al Eadeh. Reprint: The Walking Dead; A scientist succeeds in reanimating the dead and then kills himself out of regret. Letter to the editor from Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics). The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 30 (the Grey Gargoyle by Jack Kirby). 36 pages, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #32
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 32

    New story: Man-Wolf battles Kraven the Hunter in "Moon of the Hunter!" Script by Tony Isabella, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp seris A # 34 (Mr. Fantastic by Jack Kirby). Reprint: "A Matter of Life or Death!" John Romita Sr. cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 33

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    New story: Man-Wolf stars in "Deathgame!" Script by David Kraft, co-plot by Tony Isabella, pencils by George Perez, inks by Klaus Janson. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series a # 24 (the Falcon by Sal Buscema). Reprint: "The Stooge" with art by Martin Rose. Gil Kane/Klaus Janson cover? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #34
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 34

    Man-Wolf stars in "Nightflight." Script by Dave Kraft, pencils by George Perez, inks by Frank McLaughlin. No reprint in this issue. Perez/John Romita Sr. & Tony Mortellaro cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #35
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 35

    Written by David Kraft. Art by George Perez and Frank McLaughlin. Cover by Gil Kane, Tom Palmer, and George Roussos. New story: Wolfquest; The FBI questions J. Jonah Jameson on the disappearance of his son; Kristine Saunders is tricked by Harrisyn Turk into believing that he is her substitute art teacher; Hate-Monger and Red Hate capture Man-Wolf and seek to retake the Orbiting Space Station; Man Wolf escapes during SHIELD's assault on the Project, kills Red Hate and attacks the Hate-Monger. Letters to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio and Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics). 36 pages, full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 36

    Man-Wolf stars in "Weird Stone." Script by David Kraft, pencils by George Perez, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Appearances by Nick Fury and J. Jonah Jameson (from Spider-Man). Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. The letters page also also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 73 (Kingpin by John Romita Sr.). No reprint in this issue. Gil Kane/Klaus Janson cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #37
    Creatures on the Loose (1971) 37

    Final issue of the series. Man-Wolf stars in "Moonbound." Script by David Kraft, pencils by George Perez, inks by Fred Kida. The story continues in Marvel Premiere 45. No reprint in this issue. Gil Kane/Tom Palmer cover. Cover price $0.25.