(August 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Dead Man's Escape! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-438

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A convict from an island prison tries to escape by being dumped in the bay inside of a corpse bag. Instead of dumping him in the bay, a large well has been dug which they are now using to dispose of bodies, inhabited by a large octopus.
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Under the Knife! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-384

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
During an operation a man dies briefly and experiences a boatride with a beautiful woman named Zoe who is trying to outdistance Death. After passing dead man on the shore who died in battle as cowards and later on down the line, sirens, they are overtaken by Death. The man looks Death in the face and screams. He regains consciousness and the doctor congratulates him on his yell calling him a miracle since he was dead for seventeen minutes. He is taken to another doctor and he screams in his mind after anesthesia is administered because he had seen the man's face and it was that of...Death.
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Caraniti's Curse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-525

Genre:
horror-suspense
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He Who Laughs Last, Gets the Horselaugh (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jack Abel (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-524

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man who plays the rear end in a dummy horse act is jealous of the man who plays the head, so he kills him and when he returns to the stage that night, is trampled by the front part of the costume.
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Ed's Young Wife! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown
Inks:
David Gantz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-508

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man tries to get his lover's husband out of the way by sawing through the steering column of his car so it will give way on the mountain road, but is surprised to see him when he goes to his lover's abode. The husband tells him he wasn't feeling well that morning so he sent his wife in his place.
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Island of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-504

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Nick Allen; Wheeler; Jeannie; Ronstedt; Morel; Perry
Synopsis:
A "ghoulish" reporter finds more than he bargained for when he meets with a mysterious stranger on a boat to talk about some local disappearances.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dead Man's Escape!
  3. 2. Under the Knife!
  4. 3. Caraniti's Curse
  5. 4. He Who Laughs Last, Gets the Horselaugh
  6. 5. Ed's Young Wife!
  7. 6. Island of Horror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • 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