(May 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 Suitcase! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Slave Ship (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Bill Benulis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-210

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A captain of a salvage ship takes advantage of storm-wrecked vessels until the tables are turned upon him.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Gaflin's Ghost (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-58

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Dear Valentine! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-245

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

A half-hearted swipe of EC's "Poetic Justice"
Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

It Happened in the Morgue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-138

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A city coroner taking kick-backs from the mob in order to bury the bodies of murder victims quickly with false natural death certificates gets the same treatment from the new coroner.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. More information supplied by Flat File by the Atlas group.

The Suitcase! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-187

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief steals a suitcase containing shrunken heads and a formula for shrinking a head while the body still lives. The thief comes under a compulsion to ingest the formula and decapitate himself to add his head to the collection.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Crazy, Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
E-91

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man who witnesses alien invaders possessing the bodies of important people to plan a takeover is placed in a mental institution and eventually released. When he comes across the same aliens, his first thought is to warn the authorities, but then he realizes that he'll be placed back in the institution so he keeps his mouth shut.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Suitcase!
  2. 1. Slave Ship
  3. 2. Gaflin's Ghost
  4. 3. Dear Valentine!
  5. 4. It Happened in the Morgue
  6. 5. The Suitcase!
  7. 6. Crazy, Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • 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