(January 1954)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 Witches' Cauldron (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Man Who Ran Away (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster
Inks:
Al Luster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-493

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A scientist who resents his fellows as inferior builds a time machine to travel to the year 4024, where he is eliminated as a misfit because he can answer none of their I.Q. questions.
Reprints:

Lost World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
8731

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Screaming Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-531

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two writers rent a spooky house. One ends up a skeleton and the other goes mad.
Reprints:

The Big Story! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-556

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Newpaperman Will Karp is desperate for a big story so he arranges a deadly train wreck so that he can cover it, but he didn't know that his son was on the train.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A similar plot to "Death Waits Within" in Journey Into Mystery #4

Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-947

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Macbeth, Banquo; the three witches; Lady Macbeth; King Duncan; MacDuff
Synopsis:
The Scottish nobleman Macbeth is told by three witches that he will be king one day, and his ambition turns him to murder and tyranny.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adaptation; Macbeth; Medieval; Shakespeare

Indexer Notes

A comic adaptation of Macbeth with the additional detail that MacDuff is the son of one of the witches.

Pep Talk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-555

Genre:
horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Witches' Cauldron
  2. 1. The Man Who Ran Away
  3. 2. Lost World
  4. 3. The Screaming Man
  5. 4. The Big Story!
  6. 5. Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble!
  7. 6. Pep Talk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • David Haglund
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • 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