(August 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 Volcano (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Deep Freeze (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Don Heck (signed)
Inks:
Don Heck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-526

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three crooks place themselves in suspended animation for 200 years after stealing 150,000 dollars. Not only is the money still good in 2156, not only is 150,000 still a lot of money in 2156 (gasp!), but the only reason they run afoul of the law is that the suitcase of money they stole was counterfeit to begin with.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

Volcano! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Jimmy Infantino
Inks:
Jimmy Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-812

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man introduces technology to a primitive people living at the base of a volcano and the volcano becomes angry at their new competitive and mistrustful nature so wipes out their society.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit per M. Vassalo.

Inside the Whirlpool (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-813

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story's plot is similar to Star Trek's "Mirror, Mirror" but the depicted events are used to make a thief feel shameful of his behavior.
Artist credits from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

The Voice In the Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-827

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a man slugs an elderly man collecting donations for the poor and steals the poor box, his conscience bothers him so much that he hears a clock accuse him of being a thief.
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The Old Shop (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-984

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mrs. Gerrity; Tom Gerrity; Officer O'Malley; Logarithm
Synopsis:
An old-fashioned shopkeeper unwittingly saves the life of a boy from Mechanica when her remedy oil lubricates the gears in his brain.
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The Sea Serpent! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-788

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A sailor sees a sea serpent arise when there is a disaster to be averted.
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The First Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-800

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The author of this story postulates that a series of satellites will be required to use as refueling stations on the way to the moon. Once they are built, and rockets make it to the moon, men find that the moon itself is an inhabited satellite built by alien beings.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Volcano
  2. 1. The Deep Freeze
  3. 2. Volcano!
  4. 3. Inside the Whirlpool
  5. 4. The Voice In the Night
  6. 5. The Old Shop
  7. 6. The Sea Serpent!
  8. 7. The First Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann