(April 1954)

Marvel, 1951 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:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Garden of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Poor Old Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-905

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Cynthia Harmon; Bob; John; Bruce Starr
Synopsis:
A Demon offers a simple man sweeping up in a bar a wish. Knowing that the usual price for this type of offer is his soul or life, he starts to turn the Demon down. But the Demon assured him that neither of those things would be the price. So he agrees and asks for the love of a beautiful woman. When he brings this woman back to the bar, the Demon showed up and demanded his price...the life of the woman or he can go back to his simple life. He chooses to go back and the woman is left wondering why the simple man sweeping up in the bar has a strange smile while working.
Reprints:

The Cask in the Cave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-986

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Rodney; Jenkins; Greta; Baron Teufel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A similar story to EC's "Midnight Mess"

The Clocks (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-900

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jack Arnold; Randolph Penrose
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Progress! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-948

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Scudder
Synopsis:
When a hermit refuses to vacate his property and plants mines to halt state bulldozers, they construct the highway with a tunnel going beneath his property. This causes his house to collapse and when he investigates, he's struck and killed by a car.
Reprints:

The Garden of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vern Henkel (signed)
Inks:
Vern Henkel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-902

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Death
Synopsis:
Death views the Earth as a garden and finds the mushroom cloud of the atomic bomb a beautiful addition to his garden.
Reprints:

Suffocation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta [as T DiPreta] (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta [as T DiPreta] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-4

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Vivian Cramm; George Cramm; Ella
Synopsis:
A woman develops claustrophobia after she and her husband smother her aunt in a closet for her money.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Garden of Death!
  2. 1. The Poor Old Man
  3. 2. The Cask in the Cave
  4. 3. The Clocks
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Progress!
  7. 6. The Garden of Death!
  8. 7. Suffocation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur
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