(August 1957)

Marvel, 1957 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Postal Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some basic information on this issue from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.


Homer and the Robot! (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Homer; Monstro; the Black Witch

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

["Here comes Homer!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer the Happy Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-511

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Homer; Momma; Poppa
Synopsis:
Homer brings a gift for his parents which includes some advice.

["Poor Snappy...sleeping out in the rain like that!"] (Table of Contents)

Snappy the Ghost Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Snappy; Homer
Synopsis:
Snappy doesn't understand what a doghouse is for.

[Homer and the Robot!] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-549

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Homer; Dugan; Melvin; Zelda; Doctor Doom; Monstro
Synopsis:
The gang meets the mad scientist Doctor Doom and his robot Monstro.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover of this issue. Obviously not the same Doctor Doom as Lee's later creation in the Fantastic Four series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Homer the Happy Ghost / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-548

Genre:
children
Characters:
Homner; Melvin; Dugan; Zelda

Indexer Notes

coloring page

["Let's play cards, gang!"] (Table of Contents)

Zelda the Whacky Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-964

Genre:
children
Characters:
Zelda
Synopsis:
No one will play cards with Zelda because she always uses her witchcraft to win.

["Look! Zelda's making a witch's brew!"] (Table of Contents)

Zelda the Whacky Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Zelda; Homer; Melvin; Gobby
Synopsis:
It's laundry day for Zelda.

["Hey gang!"] (Table of Contents)

Zelda the Whacky Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Zelda; Homer; Melvin; Dugan
Synopsis:
The gang hunts for unusual birds' eggs, but only finds a golf ball.

["I'm gonna buy a new hat so Homer will notice it..."] (Table of Contents)

Alice the Little Ghost Girl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Alice; Homer; Dugan
Synopsis:
Alice's plan doesn't work out.

["Hey, kid, wouldja watch my seat..."] (Table of Contents)

Melvin the Mixed-Up Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Melvin
Synopsis:
Melvin is kind of dumb.

["Here comes Dugan..."] (Table of Contents)

Dugan the Dead-End Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Dugan; Alice; Homer
Synopsis:
Dugan tries to bully Homer.

["Look...there's a carnival!"] (Table of Contents)

Zelda the Scatter-Brained Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Zelda; Homer
Synopsis:
Zelda is wary of the scary rides at the carnival.

Private Detective (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-297

Genre:
children
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[The Black Witch!] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-579

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Homer; Zelda; Dugan; Melvin; the Black Witch
Synopsis:
The Black Witch comes to town to replace Zelda for being too nice.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover of this issue.

["Let's buy a camera and take pictures of ourselves!"] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
none

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Homer; Dugan; Melvin; Zelda
Synopsis:
Everyone wants to be in the picture, meaning no one wants to take it.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Homer and the Robot!
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  2. 1. ["Here comes Homer!"]
    Homer the Happy Ghost
  3. 2. ["Poor Snappy...sleeping out in the rain like that!"]
    Snappy the Ghost Dog
  4. 3. [Homer and the Robot!]
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Homer the Happy Ghost
  6. 5. ["Let's play cards, gang!"]
    Zelda the Whacky Witch
  7. 6. ["Look! Zelda's making a witch's brew!"]
    Zelda the Whacky Witch
  8. 7. ["Hey gang!"]
    Zelda the Whacky Witch
  9. 8. ["I'm gonna buy a new hat so Homer will notice it..."]
    Alice the Little Ghost Girl
  10. 9. ["Hey, kid, wouldja watch my seat..."]
    Melvin the Mixed-Up Ghost
  11. 10. ["Here comes Dugan..."]
    Dugan the Dead-End Ghost
  12. 11. ["Look...there's a carnival!"]
    Zelda the Scatter-Brained Witch
  13. 12. Private Detective
  14. 13. [The Black Witch!]
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  15. 14. ["Let's buy a camera and take pictures of ourselves!"]
    The Ghost Gang
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tom Lammers and John P. Selegue
  • Per Sandell
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tom Lammers and John P. Selegue