Creatures on the Loose! #1

Published
December 1977
Page count
60?
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover I was Captured by Korilla! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Monsters

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby (original)
Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
Dick Ayers (original)
Marie Severin (alterations)
Colours
Marie Severin
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #12 (July 1971)
I Was Captured by Korilla!
Also printed
Australia
Creatures on the Loose! (Yaffa, 1977? series) #3 ([1978?])
I Was Captured by Korilla!
Show/hide 1. Untitled Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
V-189

Credits

Script
Stan Lee ?
Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #12 (July 1971)
I Was Captured by Korilla!
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #18 ([December 1975?])
I was Captured by… Korilla Part 2: "The Secret of… Korilla

Synopsis

A cab driver uncovers an alien plotting an invasion of Earth. The police won’t believe him, but he foils the invasion on his own and the aliens are killed by their masters for their failure.

Notes

The story title is from the cover. This actual story is divided into two parts: an untitled part 1 (6 pp) and part 2—"The Secret of…Korilla!" (7 pp).

Show/hide 2. The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba [Part 1] Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
V-285

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #23 (September 1961)
The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba [Part 1]

Synopsis

An explorer discovers that native African wood carvings are actually an advance fifth column invasion force under the command of Moomba. Moomba gives his command to strike and all the carvings get up and begin to herd and intimidate their human owners as the wood they are crafted of is so dense that neither fire nor any other human weapons can defeat them. Using unknown means, a native African witch doctor defeats Moomba and extracts a promise from him to leave Earth along with all of his warriors.

Show/hide 3. [The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba], Part 2: The Menace That Was...Moomba Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
V-285

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?
Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as K]
Inks
Dick Ayers [as A]
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #23 (September 1961)
[The Unbelievable Menace of Moomba], Part 2: The Menace That Was...Moomba
Show/hide 4. The Underground Gambit Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Art
Herb Trimpe
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #11 (May 1971)
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 5. Trull! The Unhuman Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Characters
Trull; Phil; Bart Hanson; Gloria

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #10 (March 1971)
Trull! the Unhuman!

Synopsis

The mental essence of an alien bent on global conquest takes over a steam shovel and is defeated by an elephant.

Show/hide 6. The Skull of Silence (King Kull) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
King Kull
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Bernie Wrightson [as Berni Wrightson]
Colours
Marie Severin
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #10 (March 1971)
The Skull of Silence
Also printed
United States
Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #2 (October 1973)
The Skull of Silence
 
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #12 ([September 1976?])
The Skull of Silence
 
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #13 ([December 1976?])
The Skull of Silence
Show/hide 7. Untitled Comic story, 4 pages

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 8. Master and Slave Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense
Code
9643

Credits

Script
Al Hewetson
Art
Syd Shores
Letters
Jean Izzo
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Creatures on the Loose (Marvel, 1971 series) #12 (July 1971)
Master and Slave

Synopsis

Pushed to the breaking point by the incessant demands of Dr. Frankenstein, Igor murders his master. 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.


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AusReprints ID

  • 62534

Entry created

  • 28/05/2011

Cover added

  • 10/03/2019

Last updated

  • 10/03/2019