(September 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

Next Stop ... Eternity! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Color credit per Stan Goldberg.

Next Stop Eternity! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-992

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A bus driver drops off two lovers at a station that only the pure of heart can see.
Reprints:

Good-Bye Forever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-967

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a ray that transports him into a peaceful world. He wants to marry the king's daughter but being poor, the king refuses him. When the ray wears off he returns to his own world, acquiring weapons as gifts to the king before he returns to the world of peace. He uses the ray again and offers the king the weapons if he allows his daughter to marry him. The man intended the weapons as aids but the king has dreams of conquest. In order to prevent the corruption of the peaceful world, the man destroys the weapons and flees the wrath of the king, leaving behind his lover forever.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Bedlam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-5

Synopsis:
An explorer in South America comes across Martian scientists conducting research and pleads with them to reveal themselves to the world. They say that Earth is not ready to accept their presence, but the explorer attempts to convince them they are wrong by disguising himself as one of them and bringing proof of alien technology. His plan fails, as the humans react badly, and the Martians leave as the explorer's disguise is exposed as a hoax.

A World Gone Mad! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-906

Synopsis:
A man panics when the house he occupies is inhabited by another and it turns out to be just a Halloween prank by kids switching street signs.
Reprints:

The Dreamer (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-116

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Harvey Howell; Sam Peaks; Robert Riser
Synopsis:
A hard-working salesman is whisked all over the world by his dreams, until he disappears forever into heaven.
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When the Time Comes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-36

Synopsis:
A story about rocket ship pilots going through simulated testing for a moon flight.

Behind the Locked Door... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard O'Donnell
Inks:
Howard O'Donnell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-895

Synopsis:
A woman who believes in telepathy is contacted by a man being held hostage by an escaped felon and goes to the police for help. They dismiss her story at first, but when she points to the wanted poster and says that is the man who opened the door at the address I visited, they visit the residence, apprehend the felon, and release the victim.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Next Stop ... Eternity!
  2. 1. Next Stop Eternity!
  3. 2. Good-Bye Forever
  4. 3. Bedlam
  5. 4. A World Gone Mad!
  6. 5. The Dreamer
  7. 6. When the Time Comes!
  8. 7. Behind the Locked Door...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
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