Monsters Unleashed! #3

    Monsters Unleashed! » Monsters Unleashed! #3 - ...Man-Thing! released by Marvel on November 1, 1973.

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    ...Man-Thing! last edited by fables87 on 11/15/19 04:10AM View full history

    Contains several stories:


    A reprint of the story of the same name from Savage Tales #1.

    Readers Unleashed

    A letters column.

    The Cyclops

    A retelling of the cyclops encounter from Homer's Odyssey set during WWII.

    Frankenstein A.K.

    An article by Martin Pasko about the Universal Frankenstein series after Boris Karloff left the monster role.

    The Death-Dealing Mannikin a Golem-like story about a European peasant getting revenge on the local Baron.

    Contact! is a one-off short (2 page) black humor piece (a format common in Creepy and Eerie, etc. and even Mad) about alien/human contact.

    A Union army deserter at the battle of Vicksburg ends up lost in the swamp where he encounters a strange creature in Swamp Girl.

    Preview of The Son of Satan, a background on and a few panels from Marvel's upcoming new horror / hero title, 'The Son of Satan'.

    The Cold of the Uncaring Moon, a story about a petty criminal-cum-werewolf.


    A one-shot about a barbarian couple in a savage future earth.



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    Marvel's Attempt to Take on Eerie 0

    In the early 70s Marvel launched several black and white magazines to take on rival publisher Warren, which had circumvented the Comics Code Authority by releasing magazine format comic anthologies. Here's a breakdown of this issue:   ...Man-Thing is a reprint of the first man thing story from Savage Tales #1.  The Cyclops is pretty much a run-of-the-mill retelling of the cyclops encounter from Homer's Odyssey set in WWII that really adds nothing to the story. Frankenstein A.K. is a derisiv...

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