(August 1957)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Woman Who Played with Dolls! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Where There's Smoke... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta [as TDP] (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta [as TDP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-62

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A smoker finds a blend of tobacco that makes his dreams come true, but his wife sells some to a customer who has a nightmare about the tobacco seller being lost in the darkest depths of Africa.

The Woman Who Played with Dolls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee (signed)
Inks:
Richard Doxsee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-127

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A wealthy woman shrinks people who try to rob her and plays with them in a doll house.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Phony! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-139

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man who invents fake tales for profit runs into a real adventure that he can't tell because everyone thinks of him as a phony.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Behind the Mask! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-126

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man in his sixties pays a doctor ten thousand dollars for a mask that will allow him to look younger in order to court a woman in her twenties, but the end of the story reveals that she is also an older person who has paid for such a mask.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The New Pupil (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-382

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colin; Mr. Plum; Gertrude
Synopsis:
A dull teacher earns accolades by accidentally helping capture a Martian criminal.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Mystic (Marvel, 1951 series) #52 (October 1956) [originally titled "Mystery Pupil"]

Don't Turn Around! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-83

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man thinks that his invention to bring forth people from the past is a failure, but it actually worked to scare away two crooks who were intent on robbing him while he was knocked out.

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Curiosity of Mr. Catt! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-137

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man rents the apartment of a murderer and begins to adopt his mannerisms.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Woman Who Played with Dolls!
  2. 1. Where There's Smoke...
  3. 2. The Woman Who Played with Dolls
  4. 3. The Phony!
  5. 4. Behind the Mask!
  6. 5. The New Pupil
  7. 6. Don't Turn Around!
  8. 7. The Curiosity of Mr. Catt!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Chris Boyko
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann