(June 1951)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits from atlastales.com (added July 2009).


Trapped in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Look -- If You Dare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8151

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man buys a telescope with a powerful lens from an alien spy. The man sees an impending invasion fleet through the telescope. The alien spy tracks him down and knocks him out and switches the telescope with a normal one so that no one knows the man got the powerful telescope by accident.
Reprints:

Trapped in Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Sekowsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8210

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The Master of Zodus captures Earth people for slaves by setting up The Room of No Return in carnival attractions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A skier in the last panel who finds the protagonist's account of his horrible ordeal says in part, "I'm going to show it to the editor of 'Unknown Worlds'! I bet he can use it!"

Mantrap! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
8223

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story has 2 spot illustrations. Title originally given here as "Manhunt!" but changed based on info from Atlastales and other internet sites.

The Last Plunge (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8092

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Suicides who leap off bridges must pay the penalty of being transformed into fish.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lead character commits suicide.

Two Worlds in One! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike ?
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8209

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When a man passes through a time machine to the year 2049, he is told that he can only remain for thirty days in one era before returning to the other, else he will die.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trapped in Space!
  2. 1. Look -- If You Dare
  3. 2. Trapped in Space
  4. 3. Mantrap!
  5. 4. The Last Plunge
  6. 5. Two Worlds in One!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • Bill Borre
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls