(March 1954)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

From Under The Earth! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Castle of Shadows! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-822

Synopsis:
When a man returns to the family castle, he finds that stories among the locals of him inheriting the curse of lycanthropy are true.

Indexer Notes

Job number, page count, and art credits from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Headhunters (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9784

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

This sequence added per Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Monroe Froehlich, Jr.
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 October 1953. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.
This sequence added per Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

When Death Comes A-Calling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-821

Characters:
Jerry Autry (a boy)
Synopsis:
When a truck strikes a small boy and kills him, Death grants him a reprieve.

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The World Within (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-892

Synopsis:
A man whose face is scarred by Nazi torturers escapes to an underground world where he is accepted by the blind people who live there.

Indexer Notes

Job number, page count, and art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

One Extra Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Loprino
Inks:
Dan Loprino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-886

Synopsis:
When a carnival owner finds a woman with two heads to join the man with two heads on stage, the two-headed man finds his response to her is disgust, just the same as everyone else. He commits suicide with a pistol.

Indexer Notes

Job number, page count, and art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

From Under the Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-807

Synopsis:
A man digging in a mine encounters mole men. He convinces them to help him break into Fort Knox. When they succeed, they tell him that gold is worthless to them, so they wall the man up in the vault where he starves.

Indexer Notes

Features "mole-men" from the core of the Earth; cf. V-372 in Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961).
Job number, page count, and art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. From Under The Earth!
  2. 1. The Castle of Shadows!
  3. 2. The Headhunters
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. When Death Comes A-Calling
  6. 5. The World Within
  7. 6. One Extra Head
  8. 7. From Under the Earth!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Bill Borre
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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