(December 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Man in the Dark (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely; Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credits obtained from an article in From The Tomb #10 (June, 2003) by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo and Frank Motler via the GCD Comics Database List.

The Riddle of the Skull (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-115

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Search! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-78

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Eric Dunbar; Isolda
Reprints:

The Fishman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
H-290

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Peter Maher; Elsa; Dr. Bondy
Synopsis:
Peter Maher undergoes an operation that gives him gills so he can be with the water-breathing Elsa. Unfortunately, Elsa has the opposite surgery performed on her so she can be with the air-breathing Peter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from John Kaminski.

The Strange Stick (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Robert Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Sale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-1000

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from foreword by Michael J. Vassallo from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales #5 (Marvel, 2007 Series).

They Won't Believe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-295

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Curt Calder
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Man In the Dark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-169

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Daniel Reed; Amy Reed
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man in the Dark
  2. 1. The Riddle of the Skull
  3. 2. The Search!
  4. 3. The Fishman
  5. 4. The Strange Stick
  6. 5. They Won't Believe
  7. 6. Man In the Dark
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