(April 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 Dead Don't Sleep! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

They Fly By Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Correa
Inks:
Bob Correa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-963

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A boy's parents are killed by a vampire during a trip to Hungary and he survives because the vampire is too sated to drain his blood. He returns to America, but continues to have dreams of his parents begging him to return to Hungary so that they can always be together forever and ever. Once he becomes a young man, he returns armed with stakes to the hotel room in the village his parents were killed in and waits to slay the vampire when it returns for him. He is surprised to encounter his parents who have been turned. They offer to turn him, too, and reveal to him that they have been the source of those calls in his dreams. He walks towards the two of them and the story leaves it up to the reader to choose whether he stakes them or submits to their dark embrace.
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Uninvited Guests (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9689

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Pearson; Prof. Thomas Benton; Father Time
Synopsis:
A scientist's machine transports him and a reporter outside of time and into the realm of Father Time.
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The Dead Don't Sleep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-938

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Have you ever wondered if the dead resent the Mediums who disturb their rest? This story answers that question.
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The Man in the Shadows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-913

Genre:
horror-suspense

Don't Nod (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Grudko
Inks:
Sy Grudko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-83

Genre:
horror-suspense

A Scream in the Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-966

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
All of the people surrounding a writer turn out to be members of a sacrificial cult and since one of them is a psychologist, they have the writer committed to an asylum after he stumbles upon one of their ritual human burnings.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dead Don't Sleep!
  2. 1. They Fly By Night
  3. 2. Uninvited Guests
  4. 3. The Dead Don't Sleep
  5. 4. The Man in the Shadows
  6. 5. Don't Nod
  7. 6. A Scream in the Night
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • 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