(December 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Death Makes a Deal! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Witching Hours! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb
Inks:
Ed Goldfarb
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-348

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tony Marden; Linda; Henry
Synopsis:
A man marries the beautiful daughter of a witch. After he clouts her over the head, she tells him "Now that we're married, you'll have to stop being so mean to mother."
Reprints:

The Power of Hatred (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-5

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Warren Courtney; Julie Courtney; Doctor Martin
Reprints:

Death Makes a Deal! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-277

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frank Kane; Jim; Death
Synopsis:
A washed-up reporter needs to come up with a scoop or he will be fired. He meets Death, who reveals future tragedies to him so that he can write up the stories, but there is a heavy price to pay.
Reprints:

The Hiding Place (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
John Tartaglione [as JT] (signed)
Inks:
John Tartaglione [as JT] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-262

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Characters:
Nick; Rudy; Bart; Sullivan; Brophy, McKee; Wallace
Synopsis:
Three crooks hide the money they've stolen and agree to retrieve it in a year. but each one plots to get the loot for himself, which leads to their deaths.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits from the Masterworks reprint.

The Bugs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Woromay [as LW] (signed)
Inks:
Larry Woromay [as LW] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-341

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Alien scientists are disgusted when they look at the humans they have collected from Earth under their microscopes and recommend that the small planet be destroyed.
Reprints:

The Secret of Christopher Morse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Ed Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Ed Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-386

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Christopher Morse; George Hart; Helga Frome; Ben Stahl
Synopsis:
A reclusive actor refuses to leave the stage to act in films. An accident reveals his true hideous face which causes him to kill his fiancee and then himself.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death Makes a Deal!
  2. 1. The Witching Hours!
  3. 2. The Power of Hatred
  4. 3. Death Makes a Deal!
  5. 4. The Hiding Place
  6. 5. The Bugs
  7. 6. The Secret of Christopher Morse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Thomas G. Lammers