(November 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

I Saw a Demon! (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:
K-403

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a machine to record sound waves onto solid objects such as rocks and tests the playback on a rock taken from an old temple where the black arts were practiced. At first he hears his voice from the test he made, but then sounds continue as the machine plays back a chant that was stored ages ago on the rock and a demon appears.
Reprints:

The Silence! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-531

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
In the year 2076 the first flight to Mars finds that Martians have built a replica of a small town as a welcome, but because it is empty, the humans become spooked and leave before the Martians emerge from their caves to greet them.
Reprints:

How Harry Escaped (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-451

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" in reverse.

The Experiment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-57

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jasper McReedy; Stella McReedy; Linda McReedy; Tom Logan; Bob Webster
Synopsis:
A dedicated chemist invents a formula to give people a healthy weight, and his daughter accidentally tests it on the neighbors.
Reprints:

The Strange Secret of Henry Hill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-412

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man jealous of the success of another man learns of an experiment that brought a child from another dimension to live on Earth. Thinking his success is due to his alien nature, he confronts the man and demands blackmail money, but is refused and so breaks the machine that keeps the alien in this dimension. He realizes that he was mistaken in assuming his rival to be the alien as he dematerializes.
Reprints:

The Victim! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-428

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A confidence man becomes the kidnap victim of an alien from Pluto who needs to demonstrate to his people that his transference device works.
Reprints:

The Question That Can't Be Answered! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-420

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A reporter thinks reincarnation a scam and so he plans to expose a hypnotist who has prepared a hoax with his wife to channel a spirit through time. However, even though the hypnotist thinks that he is performing an act, the reporter actually becomes hypnotized and he finds himself inhabiting the body of a man 500 years from the present day. They are still doing channeling act 500 years in the future and the reporter gets re-hypnotized and sent back 500 years, but he is now perplexed as to his identity. He begs the hypnotist, who doubts his ability as a hypnotist and thinks the reporter is insane, to answer the question of who he is.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Saw a Demon!
  3. 2. The Silence!
  4. 3. How Harry Escaped
  5. 4. The Experiment
  6. 5. The Strange Secret of Henry Hill!
  7. 6. The Victim!
  8. 7. The Question That Can't Be Answered!
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  • Steve Dasinger
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