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(October 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:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The 13th Floor!/The Man Who Cried Ghost!/Horror in the Graveyard!/The Hangman's Noose! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Horror in the Graveyard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Krigstein
Inks:
Bernard Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-820

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man makes a deal with ghouls in order to be spared.
Reprints:

The End (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
A-787

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Hangman's Noose (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-825

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A seller of inferior rope hits his business partner with a crowbar and thinks he has killed him, so he fashions one of the ropes into a hangman's noose and props the body into it so it appears as a suicide. He gets a cop to follow him back to the warehouse as a witness, but when he arrives, he is confronted by the man he thought he killed. He tells the officer that he was only knocked out by the crowbar and the rope was so cheap that it could not support his weight and broke.
Reprints:

The Little Pests (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-706

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After a husband disposes of his murdered wife's body in the pond, his new girlfriend complains so much to the county about the mosquitoes around the house that they drain it.
Reprints:

The 13th Floor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
A-752

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A building manager is approached by a ghoul who wants to rent the 13th floor. He says there is no 13th floor but the ghoul threatens to kill him if he refuses the month rental and he draws up a lease. The 13th floor only appears when the ghoul's associates enter the elevator but is unseen by humans. The manager demands to see the space and is delighted to discover it exists, seeking to rent it out. The ghoul explains the floor does not exist for humans but the manager refuses to pay heed. Once the elevator door shuts the manager's body becomes suspended in-between the 12th and 14th floors.
Reprints:

The Man Who Cried Ghost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-897

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A bored cemetery caretaker crank calls the police about being menaced by ghosts, but then the ghosts show up for real and haul him away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

job number from atlastales.com

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 13th Floor!/The Man Who Cried Ghost!/Horror in the Graveyard!/The Hangman's Noose!
  2. 1. Horror in the Graveyard
  3. 2. The End
  4. 3. The Hangman's Noose
  5. 4. The Little Pests
  6. 5. The 13th Floor
  7. 6. The Man Who Cried Ghost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • 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