(June 1953)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Propaganda! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Inks:
Bill Everett; Sol Brodsky ? (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Everett inks and possible Brodsky alterations per Nick Caputo and Michael J. Vassallo. Atlas Tales has Brodsky credited as inker.

Time Marches On! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-543

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man attempts to build a clock that can run forever by repairing itself, but no one understands why and mocks him, until he runs out of time and the undertaker pulls by his clothes to reveal he had replaced his inner organs with clock mechanism.
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Like a Chicken Without a Head! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-490

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A doctor recommends a surgical procedure whereby the head is removed from the body and the heart is kept beating by artificial means so as to lengthen the time available for surgery. No one listens to him though, and being tired of being mocked, he destroys his formula. As he removes his head from his torso, he says to himself "The world isn't ready for us."
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Indexer Notes

Stan Lee credit from Ger Apeldoorn via atlastales.com

Rudolph's Racket (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-450

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An innkeeper keeps two large wolves in the cellar which devour curious guests so he can claim their valuables.
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The Upside-Down Room (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (illustration)
Inks:
Bill Everett (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Executioner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-500

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A story told from the point of view of a turkey on Thanksgiving day.
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Propaganda (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-698

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

The same story with the same title from Journey Into Mystery #80

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Propaganda!
  2. 1. Time Marches On!
  3. 2. Like a Chicken Without a Head!
  4. 3. Rudolph's Racket
  5. 4. The Upside-Down Room
  6. 5. The Executioner
  7. 6. Propaganda
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo