(September 1955)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Locked Door! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

They Melt at Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-414

Synopsis:
A scientist, who is bitter at having his ideas rejected, succeeds in developing a corrosive that melts automobiles. He plans to extort money for the counter agent, but has a change of heart when a dollar bill touches the corrosive and burns, thinking that it may be a sign of what could happen if a dictator gets control of his formula. He destroys the formula and resolves to work for the benefit of mankind.
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Night Visitor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-728

The Unseen! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-457

Synopsis:
Flame, TV's wonder dog, is revealed to be an alien placed on Earth four thousand years ago to spy for the coming invasion. Flame has grown to love Earth and sacrifices himself to destroy the alien armada.

The Time-Saver! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-447

Synopsis:
A man finds a bank where he can save time deposits in order not to age. It works until the deposit slips are stolen by thieves.
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The Locked Door (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-453

Synopsis:
A young man knocks over a vase and lies about it to his mother. He keeps the pieces in a sack because his conscience bothers him. When he tells his wife forty years later about the lie she reaches into the sack and pulls out the miraculously restored vase.

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per bibliography published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 24, # 10, October 2013.

The Voices! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-458

Synopsis:
Three men think they are playing a trick on an old man by broadcasting radio messages that he picks up and believes to be from another planet. They try to send him another message, but something blocks the transmission, and when they break down his door he is missing with only a message pad on the table that says "They have come for me at last!"
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Locked Door!
  2. 1. They Melt at Night!
  3. 2. Night Visitor
  4. 3. The Unseen!
  5. 4. The Time-Saver!
  6. 5. The Locked Door
  7. 6. The Voices!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers