(September 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Man in the Dark! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Man in the Dark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-862

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

a story similar to the Ditko story in Tales to Astonish 40

No One Will Ever Know! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-15

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
An explorer is disappointed to find an apparent city of gold hidden in the jungle only to be told that the samples he has returned with are fool's gold. He is unaware that the area he crossed to get to the city was a large diamond field.

Think! If You Dare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J974

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A dictator gets a machine that allows him to read the thoughts of his subjects and throws thousands in jail. When the inventor's own family is imprisoned, he fixes the machine so that it produces false results and the dictator's loyal guards are thrown in jail. Angered, they reject his leadership and revolt.

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.

Behind the Door (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J859?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist pulls his ancestor from the past thus wiping himself out of existence.

The Salesman (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-141

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Frankel; Mr. Karl; Red Mop
Synopsis:
A dull salesman gets some zing from a famous clown's laughing powder, but learns that confidence is its own magic.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Wings in the Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J940

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An eagle disguised as a man coordinates his fellows into helping out with various disasters.

The Imperfect Plot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K12

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man takes a spacecraft that travels close to the speed of light to wed an alien princess fifty light years away, but she rejects him as he is now almost ninety.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man in the Dark!
  2. 1. Man in the Dark
  3. 2. No One Will Ever Know!
  4. 3. Think! If You Dare
  5. 4. Behind the Door
  6. 5. The Salesman
  7. 6. Wings in the Night!
  8. 7. The Imperfect Plot
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