(June 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:
?

Bring Back My Body (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
When a man in a trance gets into an astral duel with another, the strain proves too much for his body.

It Hides Under the Ground (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A coward cooks up a scheme to swindle two old men out of paying for a fake chariot of Odin, but when his workers dig in another spot in the cave where he planted the fake chariot, they uncover the real thing and it takes him to Valhalla to fight battles for eternity.

They Can't Find Me (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A scientist invents an invisibility serum that only renders the one who imbibes it invisible to himself.

The Blinding Flash (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Sale
Inks:
Robert Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
When a scientist invents a device that allows an image to be projected into the past that can retrieve objects, a crook uses it to pick up a lighter with his initials that he dropped at the scene of his robbery, but he gets arrested anyway because a detective also used the machine and observed him in the act of his crime.

Mr. and Mrs. Trelawney (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-959

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Braggle
Synopsis:
A salesman trying to unload some oil stocks thinks that he’s found a rich mark, but instead walks into a party of talking dogs.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Mystical Tales (Marvel, 1956 series) #2 (August 1956) [originally titled "The Party"]

The Face in the Darkness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard O'Donnell
Inks:
Howard O'Donnell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man who goes to mediums looking to speak to a non-living relative thinks the swami who conjures a spirit is fake because the spirit can answer none of his questions. Only many years later does he learn that his experience with the swami was genuine as he is introduced to the spirit's likeness, a relative who had not been born yet, and thus was unable to answer any of his questions.

He Sits In the Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ted Galindo
Inks:
Ted Galindo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A murderer meets his end in the gas chamber still thinking that he has fooled everyone and committed the perfect crime.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bring Back My Body
  3. 2. It Hides Under the Ground
  4. 3. They Can't Find Me
  5. 4. The Blinding Flash
  6. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Trelawney
  7. 6. The Face in the Darkness
  8. 7. He Sits In the Fog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann