(May 1956)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

The Night Visitor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H929

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man investigates a flying saucer and bumps his head inside. When he comes to, he finds that he can't interest anyone in authority about the various flying saucers he sees, and he learns that while he was unconscious he was transported to Jupiter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per Robin Snyder.

The World Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed); Gray Morrow ?
Inks:
Al Williamson (signed); Gray Morrow ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J12

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A skin diver finds a race of people living beneath the sea.

Indexer Notes

Possible Morrow assist per Nick Caputo, April 2013.

Journey of No Return (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J11

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An attendant of a carnival is surprised to learn that the Ferris wheel is a method for returning alien visitors back to their homes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Derelict in Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J92

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Space explorers find a deserted satellite in space with a diary entry about aliens offering to take the crew away to paradise.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Comic (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-214

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Stan Wepp
Synopsis:
A bored television comedian is mysteriously transported back to the small mining town and small theatres that he loves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

...And Never Come Back (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H549

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A convict is exiled to space but finds his criminal ways prevent him from gaining acceptance on any of the solar system planets.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics,Vol 25, No. 8, August 2014.

Man Against the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H973

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An astronaut scheduled for a moon landing thinks he is dreaming about encountering beings living under the surface of the moon until he finds himself back on Earth with an object they had given him while temporarily speaking with them on the moon.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Night Visitor
  3. 2. The World Beneath the Sea
  4. 3. Journey of No Return
  5. 4. The Derelict in Space
  6. 5. The Comic
  7. 6. ...And Never Come Back
  8. 7. Man Against the Moon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls