(May 1953)

Marvel, 1952 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:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint with Glossy Covers
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Index revised with information from atlastales.com.


Hang Until Dead! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

I Can't Stop Running! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin
Inks:
Sam Kweskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-242

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A prospective diamond thief goes out to an old hermit's house where he is locked onto a treadmill with spikes at his back.
Reprints:

Love Affair (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Christopher Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man and his secretary enjoy an affair in their shared dream, but when the girl's convict husband is released from prison and hunts her down, their dream becomes a nightmare when the husband shoots the man dead. In the waking world, the man's wife screams as he slumps over with a neat, round hole in his forehead.
Reprints:

The Spice of Life! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
Al Eadeh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-266

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The fantastically wealthy Ed Bean finds everything he has done in his life frightfully boring (even murder). He offers a million dollars to anyone who can come up with something he hasn't done, and a grotesque old man answers the ad, bringing him to deserted house where Bean will get to try something he never has before -- dying!
Reprints:

Point of View (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-450

Reprints:

Blackmail! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman ?
Inks:
Manny Stallman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-174

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man gets rid of a elderly blackmailer by putting peppermint candies in his drink and telling him it was arsenic and letting fear go to work on the old man's heart.
Reprints:

Hang Until Dead! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-222

Genre:
horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hang Until Dead!
  2. 1. I Can't Stop Running!
  3. 2. Love Affair
  4. 3. The Spice of Life!
  5. 4. Point of View
  6. 5. Blackmail!
  7. 6. Hang Until Dead!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Ethan Hoddes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers