(June 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

The Rainmaker! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks:
1. John Romita originally suggested by www.atlastales.com
2. Carl Burgos then credited by www.atlastales.com [Mike Nielsen 2/2010]

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Strange Courage! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-834

Synopsis:
A ghost gives a man the inspiration he needs to assert himself.

Indexer Notes

Ross Andru inker credit changed based on information from www.atlastales.com.

Job Number Information from www.atlastales.com.

The Stranger (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-76

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A painting of a Napoleonic victory parade is mysteriously linked to an eccentric inhabitant of modern Paris.
Reprints:

When Lands the Saucer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-924

Indexer Notes

A story motif similar to the film "Mars Needs Women!"

Job Number Information from www.atlastales.com.

The Horse That Was (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-931

Synopsis:
A boy's little brother is carried out of the danger of a fire by his toy rocking horse.

Indexer Notes

Art credits and Job Number Information from www.atlastales.com. Script credit from Newman's log book, The Comics! Vol. 14, No. 8 (Aug. 2003);

Welcome, Martians! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A fundraiser is disappointed that he can't get people to contribute to putting on a proper display of welcome for Martians because he remembers how lonely he felt when he landed his scout spaceship.

Indexer Notes

Credits and Job Number Information from www.atlastales.com.

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1955. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager. [From www.atlastales.com 2/2010]

The Rainmaker! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-871

Synopsis:
When a rainmaker is refused payment, the rain doesn't stop.

Indexer Notes

Job Number Information from www.atlastales.com.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rainmaker!
  2. 1. The Strange Courage!
  3. 2. The Stranger
  4. 3. When Lands the Saucer
  5. 4. The Horse That Was
  6. 5. Welcome, Martians!
  7. 6. [Statement of Ownership]
  8. 7. The Rainmaker!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Michael DeLisa
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Thomas G. Lammers