(April 1953)

Marvel, 1949 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:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index revised with information from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and atlastales.com.


Terror Tale! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Iron Lady (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster
Inks:
Al Luster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-63

The Door (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-101

Indexer Notes

Second page is located after "Terror Tale."

Brother of a Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta ?; Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-131

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two brothers, a deformed one and handsome one, are situated near the occurrence of murders. People suspect the deformed one as the culprit, but it turns out to be the other one.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Carrabotta credits from Saltarella; Sekowsky credit from Frank Motler.

What's New? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-67

Terror Tale (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-132

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A vampire captures a fat man and takes his victim to display him to his brothers. They all agree that not even the Beast-Man captures such victims and ask the fat man his name. The fat man doesn't speak and instead transforms into the Beast-Man and attacks the vampires.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the second page of the text story.

The Man Who Isn't There (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-34

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thief comes into possession of an invisibility cloak and goes on a looting spree. Just as he is about to leave his run-down tenement, his landlady enters the room with the police, and he successfully uses the cloak to disguise his presence from them. After they leave the room, they lock up the entrance to the building and fumigate it.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Terror Tale!
  2. 1. The Iron Lady
  3. 2. The Door
  4. 3. Brother of a Monster
  5. 4. What's New?
  6. 5. Terror Tale
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Man Who Isn't There
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls