(October 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 Wax Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Wax Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-926

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man has dinner every night with wax figures around the table and refers to them as his family. A woman schemes to marry him for his money even though she believes him to be insane, but she finds out that they really are his family, as he is made of wax too.
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Enough Rope (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-207

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Body Snatchers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster
Inks:
Al Luster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-950

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Corpses rise to take revenge upon a doctor who deals with ghouls in order to procure bodies for his medical school.
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Juggernaut (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-905

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A priest convinces followers to sacrifice themselves under the wheels of a heavy cart so that he can steal their belongings. In the night the cart chases the priest up a hill and he sees that it is being pushed by the ghosts of the sacrificed men.
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Tennis Anyone? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis ?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-172

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A tennis player with poor form beats an expert with a racket consisting of strings of human intestine.
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The Last Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-983

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A bank robber shoots a clerk, and when he is slugged in the head by a police officer, he finds himself lost in a guilt induced fantasy where aliens have kidnapped all of Earth's population except for him and the clerk and the clerk dies in his arms from the bullet wound.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wax Men!
  2. 1. The Wax Men
  3. 2. Enough Rope
  4. 3. The Body Snatchers
  5. 4. Juggernaut
  6. 5. Tennis Anyone?
  7. 6. The Last Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • 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