(January 1957)

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

Issue Notes

Some information on this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list.


The Long Sleep! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

A Witch By Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-3

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A story that shares plot elements with The Twilight Zone's "It's A Good Life".

The Long Sleep! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-40

Synopsis:
A criminal thinks he has shot a night watchman and goes into suspended animation for forty years so that the police will forget about him, but when he comes out of the suspended animation, he reads in the old newspaper that his partner was the one who wounded the night watchman earlier in the evening and the police never suspected him.

Indexer Notes

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

Something Strange On the Sand! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-962

Synopsis:
A man finds a city with a treasure that only appears once every several years and attempts to steal the treasure but fails.
Reprints:

Trapped In the Dark! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Sale
Inks:
Robert Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-931

Synopsis:
A swindler whose conscience is bothering him finds himself locked in an amusement park fun house where he sees visions of the people he has cheated.

Robot Inventor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
F-889

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ned Carter; Mr. Jonas
Synopsis:
A disgruntled janitor's obsessive effort to create a sweeping robot costs him his job and ends in failure, but only because he sees no use for a perpetual motion machine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Inventor."

The Man Who Talked! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-947

Synopsis:
A ventriloquist loses his dummy overboard and the island natives are about to destroy it when the ventriloquist speaks for the dummy many miles away.
Reprints:

The Punishment of Paul Phillips! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-13

Synopsis:
When a man testifying in court dreams of being executed due to circumstantial evidence he changes his attitude.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Long Sleep!
  2. 1. A Witch By Night
  3. 2. The Long Sleep!
  4. 3. Something Strange On the Sand!
  5. 4. Trapped In the Dark!
  6. 5. Robot Inventor
  7. 6. The Man Who Talked!
  8. 7. The Punishment of Paul Phillips!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Henry R. Kujawa
  • Thomas G. Lammers