(April 1953)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Death of a Puppet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-157

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A puppeteer's menagerie consists of shrunken humans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and Ink credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #1.

Death Draws a Circle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-221

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Ghost Guard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-122

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hermit reveals himself to be a ghost guarding pirate treasure.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story

Paid In Full (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-162

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A collection agent bullies one of his victims so much that the man murders and robs the collection agent unknowingly in the darkened streets so he has the money to pay off his debt.
Reprints:

High As a Kite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Dowling
Inks:
Vic Dowling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-82

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The town drunk who wishes to be as high as a kite meets the Devil in a bar, who grants his wish.
Reprints:

It's Murder, He Says! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Abel (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-164

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The police take down the story of a man who claims to know about the details of a murder that took place between two brothers. The sergeant assumes that the story teller is the murderer whose conscience drove him to confess and has him arrested, but it turns out the events have been narrated to the police by the corpse of the murder victim.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Death of a Puppet
  3. 2. Death Draws a Circle
  4. 3. Ghost Guard
  5. 4. Paid In Full
  6. 5. High As a Kite
  7. 6. It's Murder, He Says!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann