(June 1956)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Job numbers from atlastales.com.


Out of the Swamp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Burgos credit per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Sol Brodsky.

Out of the Swamps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-615

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist discovers a type of lemur living in the swamp that only lives for a week. He gets the idea to conduct an experiment in accelerated evolution and they produce wondrous discoveries which he shares with mankind. His contact with the outside world wants the power that such information would give him and so, after defeating the villain, the lemurs decide to return to the swamp where they will soon go back to their old ways of living.
Reprints:

She Came From Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-672

Beyond Belief (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-690

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An inventor develops a gas that suspends gravity and tests it out on a various houses before announcing his demands to the government. A stray dog jumps through an open window looking for a handout but the man shouts at it to get out. When it jumps back out the window it knocks over the entire canister of the gas sending the man's house into orbit.
Reprints:

Planet of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-779

The Girl Who Didn't Exist (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-566

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An archeologist fancies the maiden statue that is uncovered among Roman ruins so much that he is drawn back in time to marry her and become the next Caesar.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Travelling Sam (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-850

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Sam Craig
Synopsis:
A bookkeeper gives up his fantasies of travel and goes back to handball after a strange encounter with two Indian magicians.
Reprints:

The Frightened Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
George Roussos (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-646

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A man disguises himself as an alien from Pluto to fool a paranoid dictator into imprisoning his entire cabinet on suspicion of treason so that the people can overthrow him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Out of the Swamp!
  2. 1. Out of the Swamps
  3. 2. She Came From Nowhere
  4. 3. Beyond Belief
  5. 4. Planet of Doom
  6. 5. The Girl Who Didn't Exist
  7. 6. Travelling Sam
  8. 7. The Frightened Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo