(March 1954)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

The Voice from the Grave (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-846

Synopsis:
A woman buries her husbands alive for their money until the ghost of the first victim digs up the latest and they get their revenge upon her.

The Cannibals (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-864

Synopsis:
A son is eaten by his father who has converted to the cannibal way of life.

The Gamble! (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Winter (signed)
Inks:
Chuck Winter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-858

Synopsis:
A gambler's idiot son can spell out the names of winning ponies but refuses to do so after a few wins. The man uses violence and the boy spells out 'western star'. When the man boards a plane, it crashes, and he sees written on its tail section with his dying breath the words 'western star'.

Appointment with Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Savage ?
Inks:
Bill Savage ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-959

Synopsis:
A 25 year old with a brain tumor is given small odds of surviving surgery to remove it and has a hallucination of encountering Death. Just as he gives up hope and loses the will to fight for life, he has a vision of his future where he is married with children. He regains to will to fight for life and death slinks off, his appointment with Death...canceled.

Indexer Notes

Pencils per Frank Motler via Atlas Tales.

Down Down Down (Table of Contents)

comic story / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman ?
Inks:
Manny Stallman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-719

Synopsis:
A professor and his assistant become the victims of mermen who open up their bathysphere in order to get a better look at them.

Indexer Notes

Stallman pencils per Frank Motler via Atlas Tales.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Voice from the Grave
  3. 2. The Cannibals
  4. 3. The Gamble!
  5. 4. Appointment with Death
  6. 5. Down Down Down
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls