(April 1957)

Marvel, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classic Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Someone Waits in the Trunk! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Beware...A Martian (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-468

Synopsis:
In 1968 a bigot attempts hate crimes against a Martian who has fled war-torn Mars to live on Earth in peace.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com. Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Someone is in the Trunk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers ?
Job Number:
L-520

Synopsis:
A thief in a rooming house gets a psychologist as a roommate who sets a trap for him by placing a mirror in the bottom of a trunk to plague the thief's guilty conscience with his own reflection.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com. Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

When His World Vanished (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-464

Synopsis:
When a man hits-and-runs a little boy, the boy's uncle gets revenge by giving the man a pill which erases him from existence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com.

All Through the Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-334

Synopsis:
A man finds that the people he is familiar with have all been replaced by strangers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com. Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Surprise for the Audience (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-785

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Information from www.atlastales.com.

Child's Play! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Tartaglione
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-346

Synopsis:
A man with a self-inflated ego takes several years to assemble found parts, creating a materializer which brings forth a resident of the fourth dimension. He begs the visitor to take him back to the fourth dimension, but he declines and tells him he just isn't smart enough as the materializer is simply a toy fourth dimensional children amuse themselves with.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com.

Inside the Hidden Well! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-450

Synopsis:
In Africa, during WWII, a German soldier finds the well where Achilles' mother bathed him and so becomes invulnerable to bullets and steals the American soldiers' food who had found him wandering dazed in the desert. They open up on him and one of the bullets glances off his heal, killing him, because that is where the American medic had placed a bandage over a boot blister.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Someone Waits in the Trunk!
  2. 1. Beware...A Martian
  3. 2. Someone is in the Trunk
  4. 3. When His World Vanished
  5. 4. All Through the Night
  6. 5. Surprise for the Audience
  7. 6. Child's Play!
  8. 7. Inside the Hidden Well!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Guy DiBorneo
  • Gary Henderson
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose