(May 1956)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Future Tense! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks: Tom Lammers credits Bill Everett, September 2008.
Colors: Goldberg credits himself.

Future...Tense! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Bob Forgione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-143

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Dark Side of the Moon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-260

Synopsis:
Scientists bounce a radar beam off the moon, "man's first contact in outer space!" This had already been done in January 1946, by the US Army Signal Corps' Project Diana.

To the Sea! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-262

The Conquerors (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-61

The Dream Creatures (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-100

Where the Grass Is Always Greener (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Mortellaro
Inks:
Tony Mortellaro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-234

Characters:
Kanu (Sub-Mariner lookalike); Bala (Kanu's wife); King Ku (ruler of the undersea civilization)

Indexer Notes

Features an inhabitant of an underwater world who greatly resembles Sub-Mariner: pointed ears, long face, dark hair with a widow's peak, and clad only in swimming trunks; Cf. Marvel Comics #1 (October 1939).

Inside the Iceberg (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman [as MS]
Inks:
Manny Stallman [as MS]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-235
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Future Tense!
  2. 1. Future...Tense!
  3. 2. The Dark Side of the Moon!
  4. 3. To the Sea!
  5. 4. The Conquerors
  6. 5. The Dream Creatures
  7. 6. Where the Grass Is Always Greener
  8. 7. Inside the Iceberg
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Thomas G. Lammers