(March 1954)

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 Vampire Man] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed); Carl Burgos (alterations)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed); Carl Burgos (alterations)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Vampire figure added by Carl Burgos.

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Vampire Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Woromay
Inks:
Larry Woromay ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-777

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Tom Malverne [Jack the Ripper]; vampires
Synopsis:
This story postulates the Jack the Ripper killings were done by a hateful hunchback who wanted to become a vampire so he could kill mortals, but was repulsed by the sight of blood, so vampires killed him when he could not fulfill their condition that he partake of human blood before new year's eve.
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Keywords:
Jack the Ripper; vampires

Indexer Notes

Larry Woromay credit a guess by M. Vassallo

The Black Box (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9986

Genre:
horror-suspense
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From Out of the…Grave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-849

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In old England, a hunch backed grave robber named Grimm makes his living digging up corpses and selling them to doctors to experiment on illegally. When the doctors are finished they have Grimm dispose of the bodies. In stead of putting them back in their graves Grimm simply tosses them in the river. One night however, the offended dead rise from their watery graves to get revenge against him, frightening him to death. When a new grave robber beings working for their doctors, his first dig is ironically Grimm himself.
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The Man Who Walked the Plank (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-742

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After a pirate captain's ship is sunk, he finds himself surrounded by sharks, floating on the plank he has forced many to walk off of. His undead victims from Davey Jone's locker jostle the plank, forcing him to walk it, until he tires and falls prey to the sharks.

The Faceless Ones (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-870

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The first space flight from Earth finds the astronauts landing in Hell.
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The Horrible House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-880

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A wealthy man dreams of an atom bomb wrecking his house and burying him alive, so he goes into the country where he thinks he is safe and has a house built. The construction men warn him that the ground is soft, but he disregards their warning, and the entire house sinks beneath the earth with him inside.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Vampire Man]
  2. 1. The Vampire Man
  3. 2. The Black Box
  4. 3. From Out of the…Grave
  5. 4. The Man Who Walked the Plank
  6. 5. The Faceless Ones
  7. 6. The Horrible House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • David Haglund
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • 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