(January 1957)

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

Farley's Other Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-679

Synopsis:
A man steals a thousand dollars from a recluse that he had pretended to befriend, then pays to have his looks altered and fingerprints removed to avoid trouble with the police. It turns out that the wealthy recluse died shortly after the theft and left the thief his money, but he has no way to convince authorities that he was that man.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Life Sentence (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-810

Synopsis:
A man gives a prisoner time-traveling pills in exchange for the knowledge of where the bank roll is hidden because he knows the past can't be changed. The prisoner thinks he will be able to go back in time and behave differently, so he agrees to the deal, but finds that he does the exact same things and will have to serve his sentence all over again.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

The Curse of Ojiir (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-870

Synopsis:
When two jewel thieves attempt to steal a cursed diamond they find themselves aged prematurely.

He Saw the Future (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-932

Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Astonishing (Marvel, 1951 series) #43 (November 1955) [originally titled "The Jack Pot"]

Humans...Keep Out! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-737

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scientists are driven off the moon by lifeforms that they themselves engineered to live without oxygen so as to colonize the moon.

Indexer Notes

art credits per Atlastales.com

The Savages (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-825

Synopsis:
This story postulates that the first humans were actually Martians whose spaceship developed engine trouble.

The Disappearing Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-815

Synopsis:
A fight manager has his wife stolen from him when he signs up a Venusian who can disappear in the ring at will.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Farley's Other Face
  3. 2. Life Sentence
  4. 3. The Curse of Ojiir
  5. 4. He Saw the Future
  6. 5. Humans...Keep Out!
  7. 6. The Savages
  8. 7. The Disappearing Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann