(January 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Information confirmed by Tom Lammers, the Timely-Atlas Group, and Atlastales.com.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Aren't You as Sick and Tired as I was of Being Skinny? (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Advertisement for body building course from Jowett Institute of Physical Training.

The Silent Death! (Table of Contents)

Clark Mason Spy Fighter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-524

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Clark Mason; Lieutenant Jarrett
Synopsis:
During Korean War, Capt. Clark Mason goes behind enemy lines to disprove North Korean claims of germ warfare by the Americans.

Indexer Notes

Artwork signed by Mac Pakula in first panel, no other credits listed in story.

Shoeshine Spies (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-220

Genre:
war
Characters:
Colonel Richard B. Tucker; Major Michael Ayers; Henry Dobson

Indexer Notes

2 page story separated by the second Clark Mason feature, takes place during the Korean War

Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for trains from Lionel Trains

The Strange Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Clark Mason Spy Fighter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-423

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Clark Mason

Indexer Notes

story takes place during the Korean War

You Can Be a Bombshell in Any Tough Spot! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for American Combat Judo book from Sportsman's Post.

Captain Raymond Harvey Medal of Honor (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Profile of Captain Harvey in public service announcement (PSA) appealing for U.S. Defense Bonds.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Hopalong Cassidy 5-Piece Gym (gun-shaped hand exercisers!), wrist watch with "mechanical brain" and electronic walkie-talkies from Young Products.

The Human Target (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-519

Genre:
war
Characters:
Private First Class (PFC) Al Alberts; Colonel Kato

Indexer Notes

Story takes place during the Korean War.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisements for assorted products (photo ring, baseball bat pencil, etc.) from various dealers.

Captured! (Table of Contents)

Clark Mason Spy Fighter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?
Job Number:
B-474

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Clark Mason; Kung Yat; Major Wendell

Indexer Notes

Story takes place during the Korean War.

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisements for assorted products (stamps, fireworks) from various dealers.

Free! 221 Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for stamps from Littleton Stamp Company.

Given! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for prizes given for selling White Cloverine Brand Salve from Wilson Chem. Company.

How To Fix Any Part Of Any Car (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.
Advertisement for Auto Repair Manual from Motor Book Department.

Announcing the New Daisy Defender Repeating Air Rifle (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.
Advertisement for assorted air rifles from Daisy Manufacturing Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Aren't You as Sick and Tired as I was of Being Skinny?
  3. 2. The Silent Death!
    Clark Mason Spy Fighter
  4. 3. Shoeshine Spies
  5. 4. Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill
  6. 5. The Strange Enemy!
    Clark Mason Spy Fighter
  7. 6. You Can Be a Bombshell in Any Tough Spot!
  8. 7. Captain Raymond Harvey Medal of Honor
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. The Human Target
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Captured!
    Clark Mason Spy Fighter
  13. 12. Shop by Mail
  14. 13. Free! 221 Stamps
  15. 14. Given!
  16. 15. How To Fix Any Part Of Any Car
  17. 16. Announcing the New Daisy Defender Repeating Air Rifle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Stan Hosmer
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Chris Boyko
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jim Walls
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gary L. Watson