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Man-Thing

Man-Thing
Real Name: Dr. Theodore Sallis
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: USA
Identity: Secret
Aliases: N/A
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Legion of Monsters, Daydreamers, Thunderbolts
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: Augmented (Chemical)
First Appearance
Savage Tales #1c (v1)
Gender: Male
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: Red
Hair: Green
Education: Doctor
Universe: Earth-616
 
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 #1 (v1) [C Story]
1361: Savage Tales #1 (v1) [C Story]
   
"The Origin of the Man-Thing "
What happens when a man, scorned and betrayed by the woman he loves has the power to become the ultimate soldier?
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Cover Date : May 1971
Release Date: February 1971
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: Gray Morrow
Cover: John Buscema
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Savage Tales #12 (v1)
1426: Astonishing Tales #12 (v1)
   
"Terror Stalks the Everglades! "
Ka-Zar is brought back to America to aid a scientific laboratory. Their lead researcher, Dr. Sallis, has gone missing and AIM is in the area hoping to steal the secrets of a super soldier formula.
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Cover Date : June 1972
Release Date: March 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Astonishing Tales #13 (v1)
1427: Astonishing Tales #13 (v1)
   
"Man-Thing! "
Ka-Zar's impending battle with the Man-Thing seems inevitable, it isn't long before Ka-Zar realizes that AIM is the true enemy.
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Cover Date : August 1972
Release Date: May 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Astonishing Tales #10
1435: Adventure into Fear #10
   
"Man-Thing! "
The rescue of an abandoned infant sends Man-Thing out of his swamp, seeking vengeance on behalf of the child.
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Cover Date : October 1972
Release Date: July 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Howard Chaykin
Cover: Gray Morrow
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Adventure into Fear #11
1439: Adventure into Fear #11
   
"Night of the Nether-Spawn! "
A demon is accidentally summons by two children practicing magic. Man-Thing rises from his swamp to come to their defense.
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Cover Date : December 1972
Release Date: September 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Neal Adams
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Adventure into Fear #12
1451: Adventure into Fear #12
   
"No Choice of Colors! "
After witnessing a police chase into the swamp, Man-Thing gives aid to the fugitive and listens to his story. The two are then confronted by the pursuing lawman who relates his version of events. Upon hearing both sides of the story, Man-Thing must make a choice.
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Cover Date : February 1973
Release Date: November 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Jim Starlin
Cover: Jim Starlin
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Adventure into Fear #13
1466: Adventure into Fear #13
   
"Where Worlds Collide! "
Possessed by a demon, Jennifer Kales' boyfriend opens a mystic portal in Man-Things' swamp. He holds the key to their escape, and must face the demon Thog.
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Cover Date : April 1973
Release Date: January 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Rich Buckler
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Adventure into Fear #14
1491: Adventure into Fear #14
   
"The Demon Plague! "
Jennifer's grandfather and his cult attempt to quell the madness sweeping the globe. What is the nature of the bond between Jennifer and the Man-Thing, and will it be enough to save a world gone mad?
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Cover Date : June 1973
Release Date: March 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Alan Weiss
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Adventure into Fear #15
1492: Adventure into Fear #15
   
"From Here to Infinity! "
The global madness has escalated and the Man-Thing is its latest victim. As Jennifer's grandfather looks to a story from the past for the answer to their current plight, she and the Man-Thing must traverse the boundaries of both time and space if they are to put a stop to the chaos.
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Cover Date : August 1973
Release Date: May 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Frank Brunner
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Adventure into Fear #16
1500: Adventure into Fear #16
   
"Cry of the Native! "
When the swamp is threatened by a new construction project, Man-Thing and other natives must stand up to the ruthless machinations of the land developer.
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Cover Date : September 1973
Release Date: June 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Frank Brunner
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Adventure into Fear #17
1521: Adventure into Fear #17
   
"It Came Out of the Sky! "
Finding a derelict space capsule in the swamp, Man-Thing unwittingly releases its occupant. But will this visitor to our world be friend or foe?
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Cover Date : October 1973
Release Date: July 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Frank Brunner
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Adventure into Fear #18
1526: Adventure into Fear #18
   
"A Question of Survival! "
Witnessing a deadly car accident, Man-Thing watches over the few survivors as they make their way through the swamp. Meanwhile, Jennifer Kale is haunted by terrifying and unexplained visions.
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Cover Date : November 1973
Release Date: August 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Adventure into Fear #19
1542: Adventure into Fear #19
   
"The Enchanter's Apprentice! "
As the line between Jennifer's nightmares and reality blurs, she must embark on a quest to close the dimensional rift. Back in the swamp, Man-Thing finds himself amongst strange new bedfellows.
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Cover Date : December 1973
Release Date: September 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Gil Kane
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Adventure into Fear #1 (v1)
1543: Man-Thing #1 (v1)
   
"Battle for the Palace of the Gods! "
Man-Thing and his companions make the treacherous journey to the palace of the gods. There they must face a past enemy in order to finally return balance to the universe.
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Cover Date : January 1974
Release Date: October 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Frank Brunner
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Man-Thing #118 (v1)
1770: Avengers #118 (v1)
Avengers vs. Defenders (7 of 8)
   
"To the Death! "
This is it, the fateful climax of the great struggle that has raged between these two powerful units. They can only hope that their combined might is enough to unseat Dormammu.
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Cover Date : December 1973
Release Date: September 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Avengers #2 (v1)
1795: Man-Thing #2 (v1)
   
"Nowhere to Go But Down! "
Fate, with a little help from the Man-Thing, brings two lost souls together in the swamp. Meanwhile, Mr. Schist hatches a plan to rid himself of the Man-Thing once and for all.
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Cover Date : February 1974
Release Date: November 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Jim Starlin
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Man-Thing #3 (v1)
1796: Man-Thing #3 (v1)
   
"Day of the Killer, Night of the Fool! "
Schist continues his war on the Man-Thing. The Foolkiller enters the scene to bring about the end of fools.
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Cover Date : March 1974
Release Date: December 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Man-Thing #4 (v1)
1797: Man-Thing #4 (v1)
   
"The Making of a Madman! "
Schist's and the Man-Thing continue to wage war against each other. The Foolkiller begins his hunt to end all fools on Earth.
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Cover Date : April 1974
Release Date: January 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Val Mayerik
Cover: Gil Kane
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Man-Thing #1
1866: Marvel Two-in-One #1
   
"Vengeance of the Molecule Man! "
Frustrated that his moniker has been usurped, The Thing makes his way to the Everglades to confront the Man-Thing. He gets more than he bargained for, however, when an unexpected foe makes the scene.
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Cover Date : January 1974
Release Date: October 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
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Marvel Two-in-One #5 (v1)
1981: Man-Thing #5 (v1)
   
"Night of the Laughing Dead "
Richard and Ruth help a high-wire artist try to find a suicidal clown. But the man has already killed himself. Or has he?
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Cover Date : May 1974
Release Date: February 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Man-Thing #6 (v1)
1982: Man-Thing #6 (v1)
   
"And When I Died... ! "
The ghost of Darrel Daniel forces the other characters from the story to perform a play of his life (with the Man-Thing performing the role of Daniel's Inner Demon) while a trio of critics passes judgment.
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Cover Date : June 1974
Release Date: March 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Man-Thing #7 (v1)
1991: Man-Thing #7 (v1)
   
"The Old Die Young! "
Schist reveals his true motives, Richard and Ruth make some decisions, and Man-Thing is attacked... by conquistadors?!
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Ron Wilson
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Man-Thing #8 (v1)
1992: Man-Thing #8 (v1)
   
"The Gift of Death! "
The inhabitants of La Hacienda gain the Man-Thing's trust, while Schist fulfills his life's ambition.
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Cover Date : August 1974
Release Date: May 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Man-Thing #1
2010: Giant-Size Man-Thing #1
   
"How Will We Keep Warm When the Last Flame Dies? "
When a group of forward thinkers come to the swamp to live a sustainable existence they are confronted by the followers of the inimitable Yagzan, the evil nature of whom draws out the Man-Thing.
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Cover Date : August 1974
Release Date: May 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
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Giant-Size Man-Thing #19
2013: Master of Kung Fu #19
   
"Retreat "
Shang Chi has fled deep into the Florida Everglades to escape his father's assassins. There he finds the Man-Thing, emphatic protector of this moorish land.
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Cover Date : August 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Englehart
Art: Paul Gulacy
Cover: Gil Kane
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Master of Kung Fu #5 (v1) [A Story]
2068: Monsters Unleashed #5 (v1) [A Story]
   
"All the Faces of Fear! "
Ellen, Ted Sallis's former lover, returns to the swamp to take revenge on the Man-Thing for disfiguring her face.
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Cover Date : April 1974
Release Date: October 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tony Isabella
Art: Vicente Alcazar
Cover: Bob Larkin
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Monsters Unleashed #8 (v1) [B Story]
2071: Monsters Unleashed #8 (v1) [B Story]
Several Meaningless Deaths (1 of 2)
   
"Several Meaningless Deaths, Part I "
Strange events occur after a writer staying in Ted Sallis's former abode unconsciously types the sentence, "Let me tell you of me, so you will know what a nothing being is."
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:  Earth-616   Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art:
Cover: Earl Norem
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Monsters Unleashed #9 (v1) [C Story]
2072: Monsters Unleashed #9 (v1) [C Story]
Several Meaningless Deaths (2 of 2)
   
"Several Meaningless Deaths, Part II "
Having been given a moment of respite in his living nightmare, writer Christopher Dale ponders the nature of the Man-Thing.
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Cover Date : December 1974
Release Date: October 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art:
Cover: Earl Norem
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Monsters Unleashed #113 (v1)
2099: Daredevil #113 (v1)
   
"When Strikes the Gladiator! "
When Foggy's sister is kidnapped in a brazen attack by the Gladiator, Matt Murdock decides to do some investigating. What he finds will lead him someplace he'd never expect.
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Cover Date : September 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: John Romita Sr.
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Daredevil #114 (v1)
2100: Daredevil #114 (v1)
   
"A Quiet Night in the Swamp! "
Deep in the Florida Everglades DD is caught in the clutches of the Gladiator and the Death Stalker. Is this the end for the man without fear? Not if the Man-Thing has his...err...say?
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: July 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Bob Brown
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #2
2211: Giant-Size Man-Thing #2
   
"Of Monsters and Men "
The widow of Franklin Schist hires a well-meaning scientist to capture (and possibly kill) the Man-Thing.
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Cover Date : November 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
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Giant-Size Man-Thing #9 (v1)
2318: Man-Thing #9 (v1)
   
"Deathwatch! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : September 1974
Release Date: June 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #10 (v1)
2319: Man-Thing #10 (v1)
   
"Nobody Dies Forever "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : October 1974
Release Date: July 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #11 (v1)
2320: Man-Thing #11 (v1)
   
"Dance to the Murder "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Mike Ploog
Cover: Mike Ploog
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #12 (v1)
2321: Man-Thing #12 (v1)
   
"Song-Cry... of the Living Dead Man! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1974
Release Date: August 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #13 (v1)
2326: Man-Thing #13 (v1)
   
"Red Sails at 40,000 Feet! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1975
Release Date: September 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Gil Kane
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Man-Thing #14 (v1)
2327: Man-Thing #14 (v1)
   
"Tower of the Satyr! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1975
Release Date: November 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Alfredo Alcala
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #3
2345: Giant-Size Man-Thing #3
   
"The Blood of Kings! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1975
Release Date: December 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Alfredo Alcala
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Giant-Size Man-Thing #15 (v1)
2346: Man-Thing #15 (v1)
   
"A Candle for Sainte-Cloud "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : March 1975
Release Date: December 1974
Universe:
Writer: Steve Gerber
Art: Rico Rival
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Man-Thing #5
2364: Giant-Size Spider-Man #5
Clone Saga I (4 of 9)
   
"Beware the Path of the Monster! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1975
Release Date: April 1975
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
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