(February 1954)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Slug! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-509

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A wealthy man's brother attempts to induce transformative nightmares through hypnosis so that he can inherit the wealth when the victim is committed to an asylum. The scheme backfires when the dreams become so vivid they actually transform the man into a giant slug which kills the schemer.
Reprints:

Sculptor of the Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
8831

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Where the Vampire Flies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-486

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
This story is about a married couple who are both vampires but hide the secret from each other as they fear the other would hate them if they knew.
Reprints:

The Man Who Owned a World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-541

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hateful man who bullies his stepson realizes in the last moments of his life that the one person who hates him most in the world is himself.
Reprints:

The Right Bait (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-622

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hunter falls prey to a canny jungle monster who lays a trap of treasure for greedy men.
Reprints:

The Star Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-508

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Aliens telepathically instruct a boy on how to build a rocket to their planet. When he arrives, they interview him about what life is like on Earth. After hearing about wars, crime and misery, they tell him that humans are not yet ready to explore space and bid him return to Earth where he forgets the entire experience.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Slug!
  3. 2. Sculptor of the Dead
  4. 3. Where the Vampire Flies
  5. 4. The Man Who Owned a World
  6. 5. The Right Bait
  7. 6. The Star Men!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • 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