(September 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I Plunged Into Darkness! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

I Plunged Into Darkness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-166

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A mountain climber meets a girl made of ice who saves his life and they fall in love. The ice people patriarch implants a mental block in the climber so that he will return to his own people, but it is less than 100% effective, because his love for her is so strong it produces repetitive falling dreams.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and atlastales.com.

The House of Shadows! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-347

Synopsis:
Visitors from the future bring joy to a small town and then take the entire town with them back to the future.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from atlastales.com.

The Shrinking Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-229

Synopsis:
A lab assistant knocks over a container filled with a new mold and thinks that the effect has shrunk him but it actually only works on inorganic matter and has enlarged the furniture and the house.

The Man from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-224

Synopsis:
A careless man summons a genie and wishes for wealth and power, but because he has failed to form the summoning circle correctly, the genie transforms him into a bum.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from atlastales.com.

The Recipe (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-338

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Josie
Synopsis:
A tomboyish girl tries out cooking to appease her mother, but accidentally cooks a witch's brew, totally inappropriate for a fairy like her.
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Ultimate Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-233

Synopsis:
Foreign powers kidnap a scientist and he builds a teleportation machine to return back home.
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I'll Live Forever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-228

Synopsis:
A man finds an island where the people living there offer to make him immortal if he lives among them as a slave. He declines and returns home.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Plunged Into Darkness!
  2. 1. I Plunged Into Darkness!
  3. 2. The House of Shadows!
  4. 3. The Shrinking Man!
  5. 4. The Man from Nowhere
  6. 5. The Recipe
  7. 6. Ultimate Weapon
  8. 7. I'll Live Forever
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