(July 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

Don't Double-Cross a Witch!/Mohar's Corpse!/Possessed!/Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Don't Double-Cross a Witch! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-751

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a man betrays a witch, she transforms him into a horse.

Doctor Molnar's Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Ernie Bache
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
C-752

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A doctor conducting reanimation experiments on corpses by transferring blood has the misfortune of conducting his next experiment upon the body of a vampire.

Indexer Notes

Bache inks per Atlas Tales. Jim Walls previously credited Dick Ayers.

Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-789

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When the emperor building the Great Wall of China stakes the father of a laborer upon an anthill for leaving a hole between two bricks, the laborer gets the emperor alone and fills the hole with his head.

The Lady Is a Vampire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9605

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Possessed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-795

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When a woman is possessed by an evil spirit, her suitor acquires the services of a witch to drive the spirit out. He approaches her to kiss her afterwards, no longer fearing violence, but she knifes him to death in response to a killing he had committed. It turns out that the evil spirit was the one that would not let her kill the evil man while she was possessed.

Hair I Go Again! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks:
Gil Kane ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-654

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A grave-robber who steals the hair off of cadavers in order to sell it to wig manufacturers is stabbed to death by a corpse who wants its hair back.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Don't Double-Cross a Witch!/Mohar's Corpse!/Possessed!/Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones!
  2. 1. Don't Double-Cross a Witch!
  3. 2. Doctor Molnar's Corpse
  4. 3. Sticks and Stones Can Break My Bones
  5. 4. The Lady Is a Vampire
  6. 5. Possessed!
  7. 6. Hair I Go Again!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Walls
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue