(February 1953)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

some job numbers from atlastales.com


Fright (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Fright (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-434

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A cruel asylum keeper is drugged by his assistant as he and the asylum keeper's wife wish to marry. The drug stupefies the man so the judge grants the divorce on grounds of madness and places him into the asylum where the inmates are glad to welcome him after being on the receiving end of so many beatings.
Reprints:

The Big Shoes (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-450

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Zombie! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-397

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a Haitian village, a criminal named Blackie becomes afraid for his life when a man named Larson he framed for a crime has learned how to raise the dead and control the reanimated corpses as zombies. After a close brush with death when fighting off the zombie, Blackie decides to go and learn how to raise a zombie himself. Witnessing a Voodoo ritual he sees a group of natives use a Voodoo doll in order to raise a reanimated corpse. Tricking Larson into meeting him in the grave yard with a letter promising Larson something of value, Blackie tries to raise a zombie to kill Larson. But to Blackie's horror, he has risen the zombie that Larson previously used to hunt him down. Instead of following Blackie's orders, the zombie turns on his would be master, with Larson watching in glee at his enemies fate.
Reprints:

Condemned! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell [as C. H.] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Hubbell [as C. H.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-489

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credit from Chris Brown (December 21, 2005).

Innocent Bystander (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-349

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A woman buys an antique statue that murders her in her sleep.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fright
  2. 1. Fright
  3. 2. The Big Shoes
  4. 3. Zombie!
  5. 4. Condemned!
  6. 5. Innocent Bystander
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bill Borre
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann