(September 1953)

Marvel, 1951 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:
Official Magazine Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

job numbers taken from atlastales.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

art credits from atlastales.com

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad on inside front cover

Don't Shrink Sam's Head (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita ?
Inks:
John Romita ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-720

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man wants to go to Jivaro country so he can acquire a shrunken head for his collection of horror memorabilia but is afraid of having his head shrunk, so he hires a scientist to treat his head so that it is unshrinkable. The chief captures him and makes him a deal that if they can't shrink his head, they'll give him one of theirs and let him go. He accepts, and they fail to shrink his head so let him go, but they succeeded in their process with the rest of his body.
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Indexer Notes

art speculation from atlastales.com

Tribal Mask (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-494

Genre:
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad

The Perfect Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Ross Andru (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-757

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

This is part one of a two-part story. The caption in the last panel states: "Don't miss the astounding sequel to this tale.."The Great Migration"..in the next issue of Mystic!". However, the story instead appears in Astonishing #27, October 1953. Info per Chris Brown and Atlas Tales.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad

Hugo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Tumlinson (signed)
Inks:
Pete Tumlinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-718

Genre:
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad

Mother Knows Best (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-877

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A mother tells her daughter that the man in the moon causes the tides but her daughter doesn't believe her. Afterward, the moon gets destroyed by a comet impact and the seas grow calm. Years later, the little girl has grown to have a daughter of her own and she tries to convince her that there used to be a moon which caused the sea to swell. She is shocked when her skeptical daughter says to her "Oh mother, would you have believed a story like that if your mother had told it to you?"
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad

Every Dog Has Its Day! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-663

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An old miser who is mean to the boys at a neighboring orphanage gets what's coming to him when he poisons one of the orphans' dogs.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad on inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Ad on back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Don't Shrink Sam's Head
  4. 3. Tribal Mask
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Perfect Planet
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Hugo
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Mother Knows Best
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Every Dog Has Its Day!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
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