(March 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

Issue Notes

Some information for this index from Gary Watson, September 2009.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Haunted Halls! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Everett's initials can be found on the woman's lapels. This information from Gary Watson, September 2009.

The Menace of the Green Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L159

Synopsis:
Light images of aliens from space become the fall guy of a crook in a series of planned robberies.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015. Mayo inks per Atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Al Williamson.

While the City Sleeps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L209

Synopsis:
A midget who poses as a ventriloquist's doll in order to pull off heists has a chemist friend who works on suspended animation pills as a hobby. He takes one that is supposed to last for twenty-four hours to throw the police off his trail, but the panicked chemist shows up at his apartment claiming he accidentally gave him a pill that lasts twenty years.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Strange Power of Henry Grey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-265

Synopsis:
A man finds he has the power to project his spirit across distance. He uses this ability to do evil to people as he is a hateful person. When he tries to force his business partner out by dive bombing him at the controls of a model airplane, the wing breaks off and the resulting crash breaks the bones of his real body.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from atlastales.com.

The Taboo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-204

Synopsis:
When a sailor upstages a native witch doctor, the witch doctor maroons the sailor on a small island surrounded by sharks.

Indexer Notes

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

The Heat's On (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-366

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Tyler; Mary Tyler; Bobby Tyler
Synopsis:
When a young boy builds a fan to help his family get through a heat wave it brings down the flying saucer that caused the heat.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The story has two illustrations; at least one is by Heck. All future reprints of "The Fan" are titled "The Heat's On"

The Outcast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A telepath who works for the police department is shunned by others because of his ability until he saves a trapped boy.

The Haunted Halls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L273

Synopsis:
When a man enters a castle, he becomes the resident ghost.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Haunted Halls!
  2. 1. The Menace of the Green Men
  3. 2. While the City Sleeps
  4. 3. The Strange Power of Henry Grey
  5. 4. The Taboo
  6. 5. The Heat's On
  7. 6. The Outcast
  8. 7. The Haunted Halls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann