(May 1956)

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

You Must Not Look! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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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 Sands Are Running Out (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-166

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hiram Holt; Tom Fleming
Synopsis:
A man acquires an hourglass which can send him into the future. He asks a pedestrian what year it is and the man replies '71. He assumes 1971 and learns of deposits in the land which make men wealthy and so uses the hourglass to return to the past again and spends all his money buying up the land. He goes into the future again to check his account at the bank and the clerk tells him he is not listed. When he mentions the year the clerk tells him that it is 2071. The man returns to the past and tries to sell off the land, but the previous sellers refuse to buy it back.
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The Man From Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-144

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Joe Axel; Judy Axel
Synopsis:
A Martian scientist who appears among humans by harnessing the power of lightning bolts finds that his method of travel disturbs people.
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Repeat Performance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-76

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Ted; Alice; Paul Revere
Synopsis:
A tourist couple encounter Paul Revere when he comes back to view Battle Green.
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Planet X (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-303

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Biff Holsum; Red
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The Wild, Wild Wind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
J-136

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Biff Holsum; Red
Synopsis:
A ship directs its own course to the consternation of the sailors aboard and lands at a secluded island to rescue descendants of victims of a mutiny that had occurred aboard her timbers 100 years ago.
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You Must Not Look (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-80

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charlie Boswell; Ada Boswell; Frederic Armstrong; Nora Armstrong
Synopsis:
A little girl tears up an important letter to her father just to be spiteful after he grounds her. He asks her to tell the truth if she has seen it, and she lies, but her conscience bothers her and she keeps the letter in a box year after year. When she finally tells the truth about the box to her husband he looks in the box and finds money.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Greatest Experiment (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-148

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientists send robots into space for economic means by mining minerals from unexplored planets to fund their experiments. After a few years, they travel to the planet they sent the robots off to and are astonished to find that the robots have greatly developed it. They do not profit, however, as the robots turn the tables on them and put them on a rocket heading back to Earth.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. You Must Not Look!
  2. 1. The Sands Are Running Out
  3. 2. The Man From Nowhere
  4. 3. Repeat Performance
  5. 4. Planet X
  6. 5. The Wild, Wild Wind
  7. 6. You Must Not Look
  8. 7. The Greatest Experiment
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