(September 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

Those Who Vanish! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Carl Burgos Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

Stone Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta [as JG] (signed)
Inks:
John Giunta [as JG] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-894

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An evil alien practitioner of black magic is revived by a carnival barker.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Those Who Vanish! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-918

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A magic pool of water causes those who enter it to vanish back to what they were doing 20 years before.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit from Nick Caputo, in http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2011/11/who-authored-ditko.html

The Mystery of the Missing Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Walton (signed)
Inks:
Bill Walton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-978

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A stolen box shrinks the thief into a small figurine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Box That Wouldn't Open (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-24

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Some thieves mistake a scientist's latest invention to be a box that won't open when it turns out his latest invention is a telepathy pill that allows him to cue the police in on his kidnapping by the thieves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Servants (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-132

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Secret of the Sargasso Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-6

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A ship carrying rocket fuel is deposited into the Sargasso where a stranded rocketship makes use of the fuel and then tows the ship to safety.
Reprints:

The Sea Serpent! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-33

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A friendly sea serpent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mike Esposito Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Those Who Vanish!
  2. 1. Stone Face
  3. 2. Those Who Vanish!
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Missing Man
  5. 4. The Box That Wouldn't Open
  6. 5. The Servants
  7. 6. The Secret of the Sargasso Sea
  8. 7. The Sea Serpent!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann