(September 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Down in the Cellar! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Hidden Valley! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Morales (signed)
Inks:
Lou Morales (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-957

Synopsis:
A thousand-year old tribe builds a 'thoughtscope' in order to contact Mars, but the Martians use the device to place them into suspended animation. An explorer breaks the device, freeing them.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

There Were 3 Victims! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-994

Synopsis:
Three men survive being tossed out into the airless vacuum of space and reverse the direction of the rocketship so that it does not convey criminals to Mars.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Trapped in the Tunnel! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-945

Synopsis:
A romantic ghost story about a dead woman who returns a compliment by saving the lives of some trapped tunnel workers.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Hunter's Prey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-4

Synopsis:
Some hunters encounter a mammoth that turns out to be a circus animal from outer space.

Indexer Notes

Job Number information from www.atlastales.com.

The Utopia (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-188

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Bob Winkle; Fred Dunn
Synopsis:
Two old friends deceive each other about their own success, until a dream of a heavenly restaurant teaches them the importance of honesty.
Reprints:

Down in the Cellar! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo (signed)
Inks:
Ted Galindo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-938

Synopsis:
Mermaids buy a leaky house.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Build Me A Machine! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-911

Synopsis:
A scientist builds a time machine for a dictator who wishes to travel 50 years into the past with gold and plans for the H-Bomb in order to escape a losing war. Unfortunately for him, the device drops him into the past as he was 50 years ago, an infant.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Down in the Cellar!
  2. 1. The Hidden Valley!
  3. 2. There Were 3 Victims!
  4. 3. Trapped in the Tunnel!
  5. 4. The Hunter's Prey
  6. 5. The Utopia
  7. 6. Down in the Cellar!
  8. 7. Build Me A Machine!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Thomas G. Lammers