(November 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

A Stranger in Our Midst!; It Walks By Night! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

It Walks by Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-959

Synopsis:
The state wants to demolish an old house to put a highway through the property, but after the owner goes to the expense of transporting the house elsewhere, the house moves itself back to its original location and the state builds the highway around it.

The Rug (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-7

Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mystic (Marvel, 1951 series) #53 (November 1956) [as "The Magic Carpet"]

A Stranger in Our Midst! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Sawyer
Pencils:
Tom Scheuer
Inks:
Tom Scheuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-921

Synopsis:
A alien observer shows up at a costume party where the servant informs him that he cannot have the same costume as another guest. After leaving and returning several times, copying various costumes including the servant, he gets frustrated and leaves. He tells his fellow aliens, if you want to observe the Earth people, just come as you are.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Dr. Michael J. Vassalo, added by Craig Delich 2012-11-13.

The Old Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
H-42

Characters:
Christopher Columbus
Synopsis:
A man goes back in time to steal Christopher Columbus' fame as the discover of the New World, but fails to get anyone interested in his idea before he dies, except - ironically - Christopher Columbus.

Indexer Notes

Italian navigator Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) appears.

The Wrong Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Bill Benulis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-830

Synopsis:
A man steals a photo of what he believes is a dying millionaire's son so he can have a plastic surgeon alter his face, but he steals the wrong photo, and the dead man's actual heir looks just like he did before the surgeon made him ugly.

Indexer Notes

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

Something in the Sky! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-915

Synopsis:
A ghost airplane circles an airport during foggy nights waiting for a doomed plane delivering emergency medical supplies so it can take its place in the crash and burn and the supplies can be delivered.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Stranger in Our Midst!; It Walks By Night!
  2. 1. It Walks by Night!
  3. 2. The Rug
  4. 3. A Stranger in Our Midst!
  5. 4. The Old Man!
  6. 5. The Wrong Face!
  7. 6. Something in the Sky!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Craig Delich
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers