(August 1955)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

A Jinn Named Joe! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Lost...One Robot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-497

Synopsis:
A scientist attempts to build a robot companion but becomes jealous of its abilities. The machine can even read his mind and when the scientist thinks of dismantling the device, the robot falls apart in despair. The man realizes that he must look for friends among people.

Courage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-507

Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mystery Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #47 (November 1956) [as "The King of the Lions"]

The Door That Wouldn't Stay Shut! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-352

Synopsis:
A landlord replaces a tenant's door with a door that continues to open of its own volition, so the man nails it shut for the night. When a fire breaks out, the door still opens itself, despite the nails. After the fire has been dealt with the tenant is surprised to see the words 'Fire Exit' printed underneath the paint the fire had scoured away.

King of the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker ?
Inks:
Mort Drucker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-324

Synopsis:
A physicist wants his youth back so he can use his knowledge to lord it over people and drinks a youth serum that regresses him to infancy.

Indexer Notes

Possible Drucker art per Ger Apeldoorn via Atlas Tales.

He Came From Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man down on his luck is helped out by a 'dog' who is actually an angel.

A Jinn Named Joe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
John Tartaglione (signed)
Inks:
John Tartaglione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-408

Synopsis:
An office employee gets a Jinn who helps him achieve material success, but then he becomes unpopular around the office. When the Jinn disappears, things go back to the way they were before.

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per Biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol 24, #9, September 2013.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Jinn Named Joe!
  2. 1. Lost...One Robot
  3. 2. Courage
  4. 3. The Door That Wouldn't Stay Shut!
  5. 4. King of the World
  6. 5. He Came From Nowhere
  7. 6. A Jinn Named Joe
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