(January 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1952-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
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

Issue Notes

Possible arrival date based on front cover notation on indexer's copy.


Horrible Herman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Horrible Herman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-399

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Herman Hooper; Betty
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The same story as the second story in Tales to Astonish #29

The Grinning Skulls! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-565

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Henrik Vandeever; Buck Morgan; Professor Stone; Skipper Eddie
Synopsis:
When a man attempts to steal skulls from a totem pole, his head becomes the latest addition to the top of the pole.
Reprints:

You Only Die Once! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illo)
Inks:
? (spot illo)
Colors:
? (spot illo)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-472

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hestertone
Reprints:

How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy Into Dazzling Dotty! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Joe Bonomo advertisement includes a half page of sequential panel art.

The Experiment! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-541

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Professor Vonz
Synopsis:
A scientist creates a process that he thinks will evolve a gorilla into a human being but it turns out that it devolves the man back to an ape at the same time.
Reprints:

The Golden Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-487

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
King Midas
Synopsis:
A man summons the ghost of King Midas and demands his power to turn objects to gold. He thinks that he will be more clever than Midas and just get the power in his right hand so that he can eat with his left, but he gets in a vehicle accident and they amputate his left hand.
Reprints:

The Man Who Talked To Ghosts! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-514

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a woman murders her husband for his money he returns as a ghost.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Carl Burgos credit from the recent Masterworks collection. Previous indexer credited Jim Mooney as the penciller, with inker unknown. As the Masterworks credits are checked by noted Atlas historian Dr. Mike Vasallo, I have gone with that credit.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Horrible Herman
  2. 1. Horrible Herman
  3. 2. The Grinning Skulls!
  4. 3. You Only Die Once!
  5. 4. How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy Into Dazzling Dotty!
  6. 5. The Experiment!
  7. 6. The Golden Coffin
  8. 7. The Man Who Talked To Ghosts!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Steve Jenner
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Henry R. Kujawa
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