(February 1952)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Format:
4 Color; Standard Golden Age US; Newsprint; Saddle-Stitched; On-Going Series

Issue Notes

Order of sequences from atlastales.com.


The Spider Waits!/The Man Who Vanished!/In Little Pieces!/A Drop of Water! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
spiders

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from Atlastales.com.

The Spider Waits! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9438

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Sven is a factory worker who is charged with the task of keeping his workplace free of spiders. Unfortunately, Sven suffered a harrowing incident as a child and is deathly afraid of them. As an adult however, he manages to overcome his fear and takes great delight in killing every spider he can find. After work, he meets a woman at a bar who pays him ten dollars to clean the spiders out of her parlor. When he arrives at her house, he realizes that the lady is actually a spider-woman who traps Sven inside of a gigantic web.
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Indexer Notes

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In Little Pieces (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Job Number:
9393

Synopsis:
A man finds he has the power to kill people by tearing photos of them. He decides to get rid of his shrew wife by tearing her photo but after doing it without even glancing at it, his recently fearful wife tells him that she has been trying to please him lately so she replaced her photo with one of him.
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Indexer Notes

Penciller from atlastales.com.

The Curse Of Makhe-Sof (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
9371

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Indexer Notes

Sequence added from information at atlastales.com.

The Red Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9477

Synopsis:
A man arranges for a rival to be murdered at Mardi Gras, but instead of meeting the assassin in a Devil costume, he gets hauled away by the real Devil.
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The Drop of Water (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
Job Number:
9444

Characters:
Midgard Serpent [Jormungand]
Synopsis:
The tear from a statue turns out to be the universal solvent.
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The Man Who Vanished! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9133

Synopsis:
An evil old man in a cabin tends plants who used to be people.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Spider Waits!/The Man Who Vanished!/In Little Pieces!/A Drop of Water!
  2. 1. The Spider Waits!
  3. 2. In Little Pieces
  4. 3. The Curse Of Makhe-Sof
  5. 4. The Red Face
  6. 5. The Drop of Water
  7. 6. The Man Who Vanished!
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