(May 1956)

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

The Secret of the Mystic Ring! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Everett inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Goldberg.

The Secret of the Mystic Ring (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale ?; Jay Scott Pike ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-73

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Jay Scott Pike Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

The Long Way Home (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-78

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Original credit for art: Sal Trapani?

Odd Skills (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-216

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim Branner; Bill Toney
Synopsis:
The manager of an auto parts shop develops a sudden tolerance for "human variation" in parts, possibly linked to otherworldly strangers in the shop at night.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

A Penny for Your Dreams! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-13

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Missing Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Familton; Al Williamson ?
Inks:
Herb Familton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-963

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Al Williamson Pencils credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

Down to Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-45

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Someone Is Calling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-27

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of the Mystic Ring!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Mystic Ring
  3. 2. The Long Way Home
  4. 3. Odd Skills
  5. 4. A Penny for Your Dreams!
  6. 5. The Missing Man!
  7. 6. Down to Earth
  8. 7. Someone Is Calling
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann