(June 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

I Made a Monster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Only Man In the World [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-468

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Wilbur Thompson; Zadixx
Synopsis:
Aliens from dimension X stop time and then destroy humanity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is continued next issue.

I Made a Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-641

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a jilted scientist is building a Frankenstein monster to kill for him, he decides to test it by using the type of lipstick his love interest wears as a kill trigger in order to pay her back for spurning him. He falls asleep on the couch, waiting for her to come over, and when she wakes him he goes into the monster's room to activate it. The monster kills him. During police questioning, it is revealed that the girl had kissed him on the forehead while he was sleeping as a reward for promising to introduce her to a show producer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story

Last Verdict (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-552

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Hungry Animal! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Inks:
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-463

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When two robbers murder a retired sea captain in his seashore house, they decide to kill his pet as well, lest it begin to howl before they have time to get far enough away from the scene of the crime. With his dying breath, the sea captain told them his pet was in the darkened garage, but unfortunately for the two killers it turns out to be a hungry giant octopus.
Reprints:

The Black Box! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-472

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A shoplifter regrets stealing and opening a black box from a "monster sale".
Reprints:

My Brother's Killer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-627

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A brother decides to murder his brother for an inheritance, but when the train they are traveling crashes, he decides to merely leave him to perish in the fire. When the will is read, it is revealed that the dead man was the only person who knew the location of the mine wherein the fortune was kept.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Made a Monster!
  2. 1. The Only Man In the World [Part 1]
  3. 2. I Made a Monster
  4. 3. Last Verdict
  5. 4. The Hungry Animal!
  6. 5. The Black Box!
  7. 6. My Brother's Killer!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • 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