(September 1955)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Wishing Well! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-893

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young couple starting out find a well on their property that appears to grant wishes. When the woman's wish for a million dollars comes true, she has second thoughts, and wishes that the well's power be broken. The telephone man tells her that she could not have received the phone call notifying her of the inheritance because he hasn't connected the phone yet. The young couple resolve to make their way together and earn everything they get.
Reprints:

The Runner (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-555

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Mike; Hermes; Snaky Blake
Synopsis:
A chance encounter with Hermes teaches a boy how to run fast.
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The Plane to Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-957

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man has an argument with his wife and then gets on a plane which deposits him into a world of doppelgangers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Machine! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-901

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientists build a calculator that gets bored with them and transports itself to another planet with an advanced civilization that will pose more interesting questions.
Reprints:

Stormy Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-858

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a nurse gives an ambulance driver a medal of the patron saint of travelers he is surprised to hear from people at his destination that the bridge he crossed to get there had been washed out hours ago.
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The Man From Out There (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Pete Tumlinson (signed)
Inks:
Pete Tumlinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
F-920

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien comes to Earth looking for the most socially advanced lifeform, but bypasses humans in favor of ants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Wishing Well!
  3. 2. The Runner
  4. 3. The Plane to Nowhere!
  5. 4. The Machine!
  6. 5. Stormy Night!
  7. 6. The Man From Out There
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Michael DeLisa
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
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