(October 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

It's Alive! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?

Reprints:

Barely Human (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-407

Synopsis:
In this story the abominable snowman is revealed to be a caveman frozen in ice thawed out by an explorer.

Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-378

Synopsis:
A scientist invents a mind control device to thwart an alien invasion and get the aliens to do some urban renewal projects to boot.
Reprints:

A Phantom In the Sky! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-398

Synopsis:
A Nazi pilot crosses a dimensional barrier into another world pursuing a dirigible with the intent to capture it. When he succeeds, and crosses over back to his Germany, he finds he has aged thirty years.
Reprints:

Who Walks In the Ruins (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski ?
Inks:
Ed Winiarski ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-460

Synopsis:
A stamp collector attempts to steal the Midas stamp, which brings its owner great wealth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

art credits per Atlas Tales.

The Exchange (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-719

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Howard; Uncle Bart
Synopsis:
A TV studio page and aspiring magician gets a lucky break when he meets a real sorcerer time traveling from the past.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

It's Alive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-372

Synopsis:
Space explorers discover a Ego the Living Planet-type world.
Reprints:

The Parasite! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-429

Synopsis:
Aliens intercede with the economic functioning of Earth when they show concern over a wealthy industrialist wishing a monopoly on space flight.

Indexer Notes

Roth credits per Atlas Tales.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. It's Alive!
  2. 1. Barely Human
  3. 2. Secret Weapon!
  4. 3. A Phantom In the Sky!
  5. 4. Who Walks In the Ruins
  6. 5. The Exchange
  7. 6. It's Alive
  8. 7. The Parasite!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
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