Creatures on the Loose #11

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
May 1971
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24228

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Moomba is Here! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Moomba

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Marie Severin (alterations)
Colours
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Notes

Severin redrew/added additional figures of fleeing pedestrians. Info per Nick Caputo, August 2012.

Show/hide 1. The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Code
V-285
Characters
Moomba; the Wooden Statues; Frank; Balubbi Tribe [Katu]; John; Spirit of the Golden Sun (mentioned)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?
Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

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.

Notes

Narrated in the first person. Story is divided into two parts: an untitled part one (6 pp), and part two—"The Menace That Was...Moomba" (7 pp). This story is an elaboration of the plot of "I Was the Prisoner of the Living Statues!" drawn by John Forte, in Tales to Astonish #6 (November 1959).

Show/hide 2. The Underground Gambit! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense
Characters
Roger Krass; Herbert T. Brimstone; Zack; Nick; Peter of the People (fictional); Captain Capitalist (fictional)

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Herb Trimpe
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Creatures on the Loose! (Yaffa, 1977? series) #1 ([December 1977?])
The Underground Gambit

Synopsis

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.

Show/hide 3. Pick a Pair of Winners from Mighty Marvel! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko

Notes

House ad for Fear (Marvel, 1970 series) #3 and Where Monsters Dwell (Marvel, 1970 series ) #9


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 21685

Entry created

  • 10/03/2019

Cover added

  • 10/03/2019

Index completed

  • 10/03/2019