(July 1959)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
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

Distributed to newstands in April 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements (pages 2, 9, 15, 19, 25, 27, 33-36 of comic including inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover) ; pages of comic not numbered.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


When the Machines Went Mad (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Indexer Notes

Cover inks ID from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, December 2008.

Only Twelve of Us May Live! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Ray Holloway ?
Job Number:
T-297

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 3-7 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

The Spirit (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-169

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Bobby Davis; Tom Davis; Alice Davis
Synopsis:
A young boy cleans out the attic of the old house his family moved into and meets a ghost from the Revolutionary War era.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Text story is pages 8, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

Beware of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-???

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 10-14 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

The Stranger in Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-294

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frank Mason
Synopsis:
A space traveller leaving for a distant star meets himself returning, since he had travelled back in time due to faster than light speeds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Story is pages 16-18, 20 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).

Shadows in the Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
T-295

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 21-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).

He Made the Machines Go Mad! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?
Job Number:
T-290

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
XTT-4; Prof. Jonas Weems

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When the Machines Went Mad
  2. 1. Only Twelve of Us May Live!
  3. 2. The Spirit
  4. 3. Beware of Tomorrow!
  5. 4. The Stranger in Space!
  6. 5. Shadows in the Night!
  7. 6. He Made the Machines Go Mad!
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