(September 1953)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

A World Goes Mad!/Moon Madness!/The Spotted Death!/The Magic Word! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Moon Madness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-342

Synopsis:
A newspaper magnate wishes to build a private rocket to the moon in order to secure mineral rights so he spreads tales of the moon being the source of werewolves to get public pressure hindering the government's moon effort. It works, but when he arrives on the moon, he finds that everything he thought was a lie was in fact true.

Typhoid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson ?
Inks:
Harry Anderson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-342

Synopsis:
A couple come up with a fraud scheme to collect a life insurance policy during a typhoid outbreak and then actually encounter a carrier on the train they are leaving town on in order to spend the money in another state.

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Atlas Tales.

The Infernal Coach (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-157

Noah (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-976

Synopsis:
This time, Noah and his space ark leave Earth because of a protracted drought.

The Magic Word (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-901

Characters:
Rashu (fakir)
Synopsis:
A magician threatens the life of a fakir unless he reveals his levitation trick so he gives him the magic word to rise but doesn't tell him the word to descend.

When a World Went Mad! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-889

Synopsis:
A scientist gives the world a serum which grants immortal life, but without the fear of death, atomic war breaks out and ruins civilization.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A World Goes Mad!/Moon Madness!/The Spotted Death!/The Magic Word!
  2. 1. Moon Madness!
  3. 2. Typhoid
  4. 3. The Infernal Coach
  5. 4. Noah
  6. 5. The Magic Word
  7. 6. When a World Went Mad!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls