(February 1958)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
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

Distributed to newstands in September 1957. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Some information on this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list. Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


Laundry Machines! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This cover does not depict the story within.

The Laundry Machines! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-351

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Nicholas Flood
Synopsis:
A landlord squeezes a Haitian laundress for more rent and is made ill by voodoo. He has her deported, but the box holding the pills to cure him contains only more boxes, one within the next.

The Spectre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
Dick Giordano ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-347

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Burt Malone; Mysto the Mystic
Synopsis:
A race car driver refuses to drive after he sees a ghost. His manager thinks it is a hallucination, and pays a mystic to convince him it is safe, but the reappearance of the ghost after the mystic’s crystal breaks suggests that it is real.

Indexer Notes

Art identified as Dick Giordano by Dr. Michael Vassallo, some other sources credit Doug Wildey.

The Miracle Painting (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-174

Genre:
occult; romance
Characters:
Franz; Mr. Joseff; Marianne Le Brun
Synopsis:
A shy and artistic tour guide wins the love of a wealthy girl when an unknown force alters his painting to make it a proposal.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1949 series) #149 (August 1956) [originally titled "Palace of Truth"]

The Disappearing Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-310

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Farrell; Ellis; Clay
Synopsis:
A scientist who disappeared years ago returns, explaining that he is now king of an alternate dimension. His greedy friend hopes to take over the dimension for himself, but ends up imprisoned indefinitely.

Menace of the Mirror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-352

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Raynor; Garson
Synopsis:
A scientist thinks he has invented a machine to give life to reflections in a mirror, but when he tests it he realizes that he himself is a reflection.

Fear Walks on Four Feet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-331

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lester Morse; Jim Andrews; Ruth Andrews; Hampton
Synopsis:
A man tries to ruin his partner and romantic rival. He overpowers a ray intended to capture a lion and it explodes. He seems to be blown into the past and hides for a year, but actually the ray's malfunction created a dinosaur out of a fossil, and his partner became rich in his absence.

The Eyes That Never Close! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-412

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Jeff Corley; Leo Hutten
Synopsis:
A prisoner tries to escape using a mystic idol, but it will only take the evil on doomed journeys through time, and he is trapped in Hiroshima just before the bomb falls.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Laundry Machines!
  2. 1. The Laundry Machines!
  3. 2. The Spectre
  4. 3. The Miracle Painting
  5. 4. The Disappearing Man!
  6. 5. Menace of the Mirror
  7. 6. Fear Walks on Four Feet!
  8. 7. The Eyes That Never Close!
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