(September 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:
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

job numbers from atlastales.com


Bertha Gets Buried (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Chris Brown (confirmed by Doc Vassallo and Dave O'Dell) on 2 January 2005; previously credited as Sam Kweskin.

The New Tenants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-946

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man works for a miser who cheats people on real estate deals until he gets so fed up with his boss selling run down dumps to kindly old folks that he kills him and shores up the floor support in the cellar with the man's body.
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Dead End (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Burt Frohman ?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-925

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
A man travels back in time and kills his younger self.
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Indexer Notes

script speculation from atlastales.com

Bertha Gets Buried (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Inks:
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-961

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man assumes his wife is cheating, kills her, and buries her in the cellar. It turns out that the man he thought she was cheating with is a handyman she hired to clean out the cellar like her husband asked her to. He is digging up the floor to lay down cement when he uncovers her body.
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The Man from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-853

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A woman on a farm who is always complaining that she doesn't have six hands to do all the work that she is asked to gets her wish when an alien crash lands in the barn with the power to grow new limbs.
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The Phantom Gladiator (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-184

Devil's Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-925

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man takes his unfaithful lover in the dark to the largest pearl she has ever seen. It's still inside the giant clam which closes on her.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bertha Gets Buried
  2. 1. The New Tenants
  3. 2. Dead End
  4. 3. Bertha Gets Buried
  5. 4. The Man from Outer Space
  6. 5. The Phantom Gladiator
  7. 6. Devil's Island
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo