(July 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

The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credits himself.

The Straw Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac L. Pakula
Inks:
Mac L. Pakula
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-424

Synopsis:
When a gaseous alien sees a scarecrow, it mistakes it for an example of Earth's dominant life form, and tries to possess it. A tramp sees the scarecrow moving and drops his cigarette in the hay from shock. The fire burns up the scarecrow and the alien leaves Earth, removing the threat.

The Man Who Saw the Saucer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob McCarty
Inks:
Bob McCarty
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-496

Synopsis:
A man perpetrates a hoax about a flying saucer landing and him being contacted by the aliens. His hoax is uncovered, and when Martians do land and give him the secrets of prosperity, he attempts to share this information and is not believed.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper on page 3 is the Daily Bugle.

A Woman Screamed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-425

Synopsis:
A timid man tries to hypnotize himself into being bold but fails.

Indexer Notes

Doc V. believes there is a case for the inker being Jack Abel.

The Betrayer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Bill Benulis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-406

Synopsis:
A man travels into the past and gains a great deal of wealth through war profiteering, but when he returns to the present, he realizes all his money is in confederate dollars.

The Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-667

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Cooper ?; Chris Rule ?
Inks:
Paul Cooper; Chris Rule ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-431

Synopsis:
When his elevator cable breaks, on man finds himself on the 13th floor in another dimension.

Indexer Notes

Uncertain which person is inks and which is pencils.

Among Those Missing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-449

Synopsis:
People of the year 2160 kidnap great scientists of the present day in order to help with their stagnant culture. The last recruit convinces them to let the men return and contribute their knowledge to the present day.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper on page 1 is the Frisco Bugle.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor!
  2. 1. The Straw Man
  3. 2. The Man Who Saw the Saucer
  4. 3. A Woman Screamed
  5. 4. The Betrayer!
  6. 5. The Treasure
  7. 6. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor!
  8. 7. Among Those Missing!
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  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
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