(March 1953)

Marvel, 1953 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:
Hercules Publishing Corporation
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

Detailed content information from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo [as Doc. V] (June 8, 2005).


One Head Too Many! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

One Head Too Many! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-169

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Quest (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-281

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

The Man Who Couldn't Move (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
George Tuska [as G.T.] (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska [as G.T.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-189

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A woman hires a man to kill her paralyzed husband making it look like a car accident, but he gets his sleeve caught in the door and goes over the cliff with the car. He survives, but winds up in the same situation as the woman's former husband.
Reprints:

Poor Mr. Watkins (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Werner Roth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-188

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A practical joker torments a timid librarian until he transforms into a monster.
Reprints:

They Wait in Their ... Dungeon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-190

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After an execution in the gas chamber, a sadistic warden faces a revolt by the inmates and attempts to flee downstairs. The inmates pursue him and, as the story ends, the warden realizes he has a choice between two dooms; the poisonous fumes still lingering in the execution chamber or being torn to shreds by the maddened inmates.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. One Head Too Many!
  2. 1. One Head Too Many!
  3. 2. Quest
  4. 3. The Man Who Couldn't Move
  5. 4. Poor Mr. Watkins
  6. 5. They Wait in Their ... Dungeon!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Terry Vraspir