(October 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
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

All information on this issue from www.atlastales.com.


The Witch Woman!/It Waits in the Box!/The Thing in the Graveyard!/The Bookworm! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Witch Woman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-909

Synopsis:
A witch curses her killer with the stipulation that her spirit will enter the body of each maiden that his male descendants fall in love with.

Indexer Notes

Infantino pencils per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:

http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2013/04/carmine-infantino-1925-2...

The Thread (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-786

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Matt Anderson; Midget Morgan/Count Morgan; Dr. Waynne
Synopsis:
The mysterious death of a scientist reveals a mystical device and leads to the death of a centuries-old Italian count.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The events of this story are dated January 8, 1952.

The Thing in the Graveyard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-824

Synopsis:
A man marries a woman for ten thousand dollars in insurance money coming from her dead son, but she buys a monument with the money and when he tries to kill her, the monument strangles him.

It Waits in the Box (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-758

Synopsis:
An atomic blast creates a horrible monster immune to guns and poison gas so they try to dump it in the sea but curious sailors open the crate against orders.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Bookworms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-985

Synopsis:
A man murders a relative for her inheritance but she leaves him nothing but an old book. He sells the book to a dealer for six hundred dollars who neglects to tell him that there are thousand dollar bills throughout the pages.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Witch Woman!/It Waits in the Box!/The Thing in the Graveyard!/The Bookworm!
  2. 1. Witch Woman
  3. 2. The Thread
  4. 3. The Thing in the Graveyard
  5. 4. It Waits in the Box
  6. 5. The Bookworms
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