(May 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

The Girl Who Couldn't Die!/The Withered Hand!/The Strange Children!/The Maggots! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Withered Hand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks:
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-248?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Clay
Synopsis:
While in Tibet John Clay steals a priceless ruby that a monk tells him contains a sinner's soul. While stealing it he also removes the monk's hand. With his dying breath the monk says that he will come for John when his (the monk's) hand turns to ashes. John escapes and sells the ruby and becomes rich. Now he has to try to keep the monk's hand from turning to ashes.
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The Maggots (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-295

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A scientist confirms his theory that the eggs which produce maggots are found in living tissue.
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Meet the Bride! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Fox
Inks:
Matt Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-308

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint.

Dead of Night (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
C-404

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Strange Children (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin
Inks:
Sam Kweskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-361

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A sorcerer is cheated when he fulfills his end of the bargain to remove all of the roaches from a town, so he brings them all back and transforms the people's children into roaches as well.
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The Girl Who Couldn't Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence
Inks:
Mort Lawrence
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-265

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Lee Fuller; Lisa
Synopsis:
A scientist attempts to reanimate his dead lover. After years of failed attempts he succeeds, but she kills herself at the sight of his decades old body.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Girl Who Couldn't Die!/The Withered Hand!/The Strange Children!/The Maggots!
  2. 1. The Withered Hand
  3. 2. The Maggots
  4. 3. Meet the Bride!
  5. 4. Dead of Night
  6. 5. The Strange Children
  7. 6. The Girl Who Couldn't Die
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue
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  • Jim Walls
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue