(July 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

Mr. Mason's Strange Problem! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks: Credits from Steven Grant via the GCD Error List (11 August 2007).
Colors: Stan Goldberg credits himself.

The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Infantino
Inks:
Jimmy Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-42

Synopsis:
A man is going to be hanged on Monday so he escapes from jail and gets a potion from a witch doctor that will remove all Mondays from his life. He forgot that he was born on a Monday.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Voice from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks:
George Woodbridge (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-90

Synopsis:
A man at the airport picks up a suitcase containing a ventriloquist's doll by accident and it gives life-saving advice to the pilot.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Effigy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-120

Synopsis:
A painter paints a painting of a dead man he dislikes who shoots him in the shoulder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

We the Jury (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-61

Synopsis:
When a man on trial for murder suddenly finds himself within the jury room as a mental projection, he possesses one juror and argues forcefully for a second degree conviction so he will not be sent to the chair. What he doesn't know until after the verdict is read is that the other jurors actually wanted to acquit him.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Man of History (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-372

Indexer Notes

Job number suggests this is an unpublished inventory story or a reprint from an unknown source a year previous.

The Night of March 5th (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-053

Synopsis:
A spy steals a time machine that moves him forward one year. When people he knows react with fear when they see him, he sets the machine to take him back one year. As his boss brings in gunmen to liquidate him, he realizes his friends were afraid because he is dead one year hence.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Newspaper on page 3 is the Daily Bugle.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1956. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.

Mister Mason's Strange Problem (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta ?; Dick Giordano ?
Inks:
John Giunta ?; Dick Giordano ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-112

Synopsis:
A man insults a fakir and is punished by gradually being removed from existence.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mr. Mason's Strange Problem!
  2. 1. The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed!
  3. 2. The Voice from Nowhere
  4. 3. Effigy!
  5. 4. We the Jury
  6. 5. Man of History
  7. 6. The Night of March 5th
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Mister Mason's Strange Problem
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers