(October 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

When the Walls Close In! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Color credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Old Man's Secret! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K263

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man crosses the mountains of Tibet in order to gain the secret of immortality. He meets a young man and an old man and convinces the young man to let him take the old man back to civilization with him in order to analyze his body chemistry. When he gets back, his friend, whom has met the couple before, tells him that he brought back the wrong man. He brought back the immortal man's son.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Giunta credit changed based on information from www.atlastales.com. [Mike Nielsen 3/2010].

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Nightmare at Noon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K223

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
When a woman threatens to leave a man unless he sells his island for cash, he has a vision of a woman being threatened by pirates. He defeats the pirates, and as a reward she gives him a ring and a promise to return someday as the vision fades. When he comes to he finds he still has the ring and the client the real estate broker brings in to show the island is the spitting image of the woman from his vision.
Reprints:

Man with Wings! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-208

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Leonardo Da Vinci has nightmares about being able to fly.

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

No Trespassing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy Fleishman
Inks:
Hy Fleishman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K211

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When a rich man finds a beam of light shining on his property with healing properties, he fences it off and charges five thousand dollars for access. The beam turns out to be an alien weapon test and, when increased to full power, wipes out the man's estate reducing him to poverty.

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Discovery (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Marie Sevein
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-479

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Chauncey; Zeke; Muscles Magee
Synopsis:
A scrawny man is given a magic candy bar that confers great strength, but he discovers that he already posesses more strength than he suspects.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Joe Maneely credit changed based on information from www.atlastales.com. [Mike Nielsen 3/2010]

The World of Flame! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles F. Miller
Inks:
Charles F. Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K231

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A giant wave tosses a ship up to the sun.
Reprints:

When the Walls Close In! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown ?
Inks:
Bob Brown ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K222

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An escaped war criminal feels claustrophobia until his guilt makes him confess.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When the Walls Close In!
  2. 1. The Old Man's Secret!
  3. 2. Nightmare at Noon!
  4. 3. Man with Wings!
  5. 4. No Trespassing!
  6. 5. Discovery
  7. 6. The World of Flame!
  8. 7. When the Walls Close In!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Thomas G. Lammers