(May 1957)

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

One Hour Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Invisible Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-676

Synopsis:
A chemist's assistant uses newly invented invisible dye to rob a bank. When he demands the chemist give him the antidote, the chemist pretends not to be able to see him and the robber begins to panic and demands he work up another antidote. This time, the chemist drugs him and calls the police.

The Watcher! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-706

Synopsis:
An inventor destroys a portal that allows him to reach through to thousands, even millions, of miles away when an alien notices his observations and attacks.

The Missing Film (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-707

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters:
Dr. Title; Douglas Jenks
Synopsis:
A government agent retrieves a classified microfilm stolen to be given to enemy agents, and is helped by a magic bridge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. "The Bridge" was reprinted several more times with this title and illustration as well as under its original title.

One Hour Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-622

Synopsis:
Two farmers fool an escaped convict into panicking by convincing him the world is about to end since they know of a total eclipse scheduled for that afternoon.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper in last panel is the Daily Bugle.

Beware ... the Brimm! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-677

Synopsis:
A man picks up a cuddly demon from the outback.

Mission ... Murder! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard O'Donnell
Inks:
Howard O'Donnell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-679

Synopsis:
Communists send a robot to murder a mathematician but the target turns out to be a robot as well and defeats the assassin.

Trapped in the Room of Darkness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-682

Indexer Notes

The story has a similar plot to Star Trek's "The Enemy Within"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. One Hour Till Doomsday!
  2. 1. The Invisible Doom!
  3. 2. The Watcher!
  4. 3. The Missing Film
  5. 4. One Hour Till Doomsday!
  6. 5. Beware ... the Brimm!
  7. 6. Mission ... Murder!
  8. 7. Trapped in the Room of Darkness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Per Sandell
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Thomas G. Lammers