(August 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
Format:
4 Color; Standard Golden Age US; Newsprint; Saddle-Stitched; On-Going Series

Among the Missing! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Martin Volkhammer (October 1, 2005) based on Everett's signature on the cover on the wooden fence to the right of the monsters right hand.

Among the Missing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Hy Fleishman ?
Inks:
Hy Fleishman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-942

Synopsis:
A prospector returns for the man who staked his expedition when he finds a city of marble and gold, but the man thinks his tales are the result of sunstroke and doesn't believe him, until he sees photographic proof, and then he spends years in the wild attempting to find the prospector and the golden city.

Indexer Notes

Fleishman art per Atlas Tales. Previous indexer credited Rocco Mastroserio.

The Last Warning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-34

Synopsis:
A woman has a premonition that her pilot husband is going to crash, but despite several of her dream details matching reality, he lands safely.

Charlie's Choice! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-921

Synopsis:
An employee finds that by turning the hands of his factory's time clock he can enter the time dimension where no one is aware of his presence.

The Broken Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-982

Synopsis:
Castaways attempt to subdue one of their number whom they feel has cracked from the strain of island living.

Palace of Truth (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-174

Genre:
occult; romance
Characters:
Franz; Mr. Joseff; Marianne Le Brun
Synopsis:
A shy and artistic tour guide wins the love of a wealthy girl when an unknown force alters his painting to make it a proposal.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Stop Us If You've Read This Before (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jim Infantino
Inks:
Jim Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-863

Indexer Notes

The same story as "Not Wanted" from Marvel Tales #116 with the addition that the story takes place on a planet populated by anthropomorphic dogs.

The Thief! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-11

Synopsis:
In the year 2095 an immortality serum is developed and stolen by a ruthless man. He is pursued off planet by the authorities but then his rocket runs out of fuel on a lifeless asteroid. He decides that eternal life would be a curse on this barren asteroid so he swallows fluid from a bottle marked poison in order to end it all, but when he reads through the theft victim's notes, he's shocked to learn that the serum developer hid the serum inside the poison bottle.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Among the Missing!
  2. 1. Among the Missing!
  3. 2. The Last Warning!
  4. 3. Charlie's Choice!
  5. 4. The Broken Man!
  6. 5. Palace of Truth
  7. 6. Stop Us If You've Read This Before
  8. 7. The Thief!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls