(June 1956)

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

Issue Notes

Issues job numbers and signature information added by Gary Watson from books in hand.


The Frozen Alive! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Frozen Alive! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown [as WRBrown] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Brown [as WRBrown] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-455

Synopsis:
Three scientists free a T-Rex frozen in a block of ice.

Indexer Notes

Unknown script per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee.

The Trouble With Marcus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed) [as FWB]
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed) [as FWB]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-362

Synopsis:
A man desires to the leave the ranks of the spacemen, but finds that after years in space, he doesn't fit in on Earth anymore.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #233

Indexer Notes

Unknown script per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee.

It Happened To the Captain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Jimmy Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-389

Synopsis:
A cruel sea captain demands the waves be calm as glass and finds his ship trapped in a bottle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from www.atlastales.com. Unknown script per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee.

The Boaster (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (illustration)
Inks:
John Forte (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-718

Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mystery Tales (Marvel, 1952 series) #52 (April 1957) [as "The Broken Statue"]

The Vanishing Martians (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-486

Synopsis:
A man oversees soldiers from Jupiter land their craft on Earth to make repairs after a successful war with Martians. He steals the craft hoping to plunder the Martian ruins but the radioactive rocks he finds turn out to be the Martians themselves.

Indexer Notes

Unknown script per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee.

The Perilous Prize (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Check (signed)
Inks:
Sid Check ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-312

Synopsis:
An unlucky Earthman wins the jackpot ticket Ruler for A Day contest on Venus.

Indexer Notes

Unknown script per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee.

Voices In the Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-473

Synopsis:
A broadcaster inadvertingly saves lives when different dialogue parts of programs get sent out to people in dangerous situations.

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics,Vol 25, No. 8, August 2014.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Frozen Alive!
  2. 1. Frozen Alive!
  3. 2. The Trouble With Marcus
  4. 3. It Happened To the Captain
  5. 4. The Boaster
  6. 5. The Vanishing Martians
  7. 6. The Perilous Prize
  8. 7. Voices In the Night!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls