(October 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Full Color; Glossy Cover: Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched

Here Comes the Cyclops! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Fog! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-365

Genre:
occult
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #227

Indexer Notes

Features Bethlehem Royal Hospital ("Bedlam") in London, the world's oldest psychiatric hospital, and its Keeper.

I Entered the Forbidden Land! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herb Familton (signed)
Inks:
Herb Familton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-285

Genre:
fantasy
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #121

Indexer Notes

Features the "legendary" Tibetan land of Shangi-La, which first appeared in Lost Horizon by James Hilton (London, 1933); perhaps what was meant was Shambhala, a legendary land in Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

When the City Trembled (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K264

Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #121
  • in Golden Age Greats Spotlight (AC, 2003 series) #5
  • in America's Greatest Comics (AC, 2002 series) #6

Stranger Than Fiction! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K305

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Amazing Stories of Suspense (Alan Class, 1963 series) #121

Bird Talk (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-424

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Tony Tipple; Skeets Mulligan; Toodles Murphy
Synopsis:
A meeting with a strange man gives a boy an unusual way of getting a pet bird, talking to birds.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in World of Fantasy (Marvel, 1956 series) #16 (February 1959)
  • in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #70 (July 1961)
  • in Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #33 (September 1962)
  • in Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #40 (February 1963)
  • in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #94 (July 1963)

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Quarantine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-309

Indexer Notes

Roth credit per Nick Caputo, July 2013. Job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Cyclops (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-226

Characters:
Niles Ulysses Barret
Synopsis:
A WWII destroyer is torpedoed in the Mediterranean; one boatload of survivors, including Capt. Niles Ulysses Barret, come ashore on an island where they recapitulate the adventure of Odysseus and his crew with Polyphemus the Cyclops, as related in Book 9 of Homer's Odyssey.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number and detailed synopsis from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Here Comes the Cyclops!
  2. 1. The Fog!
  3. 2. I Entered the Forbidden Land!
  4. 3. When the City Trembled
  5. 4. Stranger Than Fiction!
  6. 5. Bird Talk
  7. 6. Quarantine
  8. 7. Cyclops
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls