(February 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Enter…the Lizard!/You Can Only Die Once!/The Parasite!/The Creatures Who Laugh! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Enter…the Lizard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Dick Beck ?; Christopher Rule ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9399

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man discovers a type of werelizard that reproduces its kind by injecting humans with a poison in its bite that transforms their bodies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker is believed to be either Dick Beck or Christopher Rule.

The Nesterfield Horror (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9387

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Parasite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Bill Walton
Inks:
Bill Walton (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9437

Genre:
horror-suspense

You Can Only Die Once (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9411

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man tries to kill himself over and over again but only succeeds in producing pain and mutilation, not the longed for oblivion. A friend of his informs him that he is already dead, for he committed suicide a year ago, and has been sent to Hell where all suicides reside.
Reprints:

The Miracle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill LaCava
Inks:
Bill LaCava (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9338

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A criminal in a bar at night sees a stranger doing wondrous things and so he pulls a gun and demands to know how they are done. The stranger says that if he wants these powers all he needs to do is agree to exchange places with him. He does so and commits various crimes with his new powers, but once the morning begins to arrive, he feels drawn to a cemetery and realizes that he has exchanged places with a ghost.
Reprints:

The Ones Who Laugh (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9448

Genre:
horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter…the Lizard!/You Can Only Die Once!/The Parasite!/The Creatures Who Laugh!
  2. 1. Enter…the Lizard
  3. 2. The Nesterfield Horror
  4. 3. The Parasite
  5. 4. You Can Only Die Once
  6. 5. The Miracle
  7. 6. The Ones Who Laugh
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue