(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:
Sphere Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks:
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Combat Kelly

Draw Any Person in One Minute (Table of Contents)

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a lightbox projector to aid in drawing.

["Ca-ripes, Combat! It's a Nazi supply truck!"] (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-743

Genre:
war
Characters:
Combat Kelly; Cookie Novak
Synopsis:
Combat and Cookie are captured after they destroy a Nazi supply truck.

Borrow Money by Mail! (Table of Contents)

State FInance Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
How to borrow $50 to $600 on your signature alone.

Be Lucky in Love! How to Write Thrilling Love Letters! (Table of Contents)

Plaza Book Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a series of how-to books.

Satan and the Sergeant (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks:
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-755

Genre:
war
Characters:
Combat Kelly; Corporal Kelly; Satan (a dog)
Synopsis:
Combat Kelly tells a story about his dad in World War I.

Look at Skinny! I wouldn't be seen with her! (Table of Contents)

More-Wate Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a weight-gain program.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears between pages 3 and 4 of "Satan and the Sergeant."

First Time Offered Permanent 3D Glasses (Table of Contents)

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Now Fly Like a Bird (Table of Contents)

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

How to Hypnotize (Table of Contents)

Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a book on how to hypnotize others.

Rescue (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-190

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Bob Crandall
Synopsis:
A downed flyer contemplates his chances of being rescued before he is captured by the enemy.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

How 'Black Beauty' Turns an Also-Ran in to "Video Vic"! (Table of Contents)

Strongmen's Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Cookie, the Commie Collector (Table of Contents)

Cookie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-782

Genre:
war
Characters:
Cookie Novack; Yama(a Sumo wrestler)
Synopsis:
When Cookie looks for enemy soldiers, Yama acts as his guardian angel.

Whee! Free as a Bird! (Table of Contents)

Enterprise Puzzle COntest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad tells people how they can win big money in an exciting puzzle contest.

["My arm grows weary from throwing these knives, fire-haired one!"] (Table of Contents)

Combat Kelly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Berg
Inks:
Dave Berg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-736

Genre:
war
Characters:
Combat Kelly; Korea Katie; Koo
Synopsis:
Kelly encounters a band of freedom fighters when he escapes from Korea Katie.

How Much Do You Want to Make? (Table of Contents)

Merlite Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a mini-fire extinguisher with testimonials from people who have sold it.

Prized Foreign Stamps (Table of Contents)

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for stamp collectors.

The Insult That Turned a Chump into a Champ (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Roman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

I'll give you a watch, air rifle, uke, camera or any of my 70 big prizes! (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Uncle Harry Bard
Synopsis:
Ad that encourages kids to sell seeds for prizes.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Combat Kelly
  2. 1. Draw Any Person in One Minute
    Norton Products
  3. 2. ["Ca-ripes, Combat! It's a Nazi supply truck!"]
    Combat Kelly
  4. 3. Borrow Money by Mail!
    State FInance Company
  5. 4. Be Lucky in Love! How to Write Thrilling Love Letters!
    Plaza Book Co.
  6. 5. Satan and the Sergeant
    Combat Kelly
  7. 6. Look at Skinny! I wouldn't be seen with her!
    More-Wate Co.
  8. 7. First Time Offered Permanent 3D Glasses
    Ward Green Co.
  9. 8. Now Fly Like a Bird
    Stravon Publishers
  10. 9. How to Hypnotize
    Stravon Publishers
  11. 10. Rescue
  12. 11. How 'Black Beauty' Turns an Also-Ran in to "Video Vic"!
    Strongmen's Club of America
  13. 12. Cookie, the Commie Collector
    Cookie
  14. 13. Whee! Free as a Bird!
    Enterprise Puzzle COntest
  15. 14. ["My arm grows weary from throwing these knives, fire-haired one!"]
    Combat Kelly
  16. 15. How Much Do You Want to Make?
    Merlite Industries
  17. 16. Prized Foreign Stamps
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. The Insult That Turned a Chump into a Champ
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. I'll give you a watch, air rifle, uke, camera or any of my 70 big prizes!
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
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