(March 1957)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Wax Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Wax Man (from the first story)

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit confirmed by Stan Goldberg.

The Wax Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee (signed)
Inks:
Richard Doxsee ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-219

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

A scientist phones in a news scoop to the Daily Bugle.

Who Goes There! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-144

Genre:
horror-suspense

Secret of the Glittering Glob (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Chris Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-172

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

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

The Man Who Wasn't! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
L-221

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

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

Scrambled Eggs (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-107

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Eye That's Never Shut! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-280

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Stallman pencils per Michael J. Vassallo via Atlas Tales. Previous indexer credited John Giunta.

The Day of the Wreck! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-300

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Teen boy lovingly restores old automobile with female name, which then tries to kill the girlfriend it sees as a rival.

Indexer Notes

Plot similarities to Stephen King's Christine (1983).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wax Man!
  2. 1. The Wax Man!
  3. 2. Who Goes There!
  4. 3. Secret of the Glittering Glob
  5. 4. The Man Who Wasn't!
  6. 5. Scrambled Eggs
  7. 6. The Eye That's Never Shut!
  8. 7. The Day of the Wreck!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Thomas G. Lammers