(November 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
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

The Test! (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 Test! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers ?; Ernie Bache ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
An experimental psychologist conducting tests on hamsters has a dream wherein they become so intelligent that they escape their cages and turn the tables on him subjecting him to electric shocks whenever he attempts to leave the house. When he awakes from the dream, he terminates his intelligence enhancing experiment and gives the hamsters away as pets.
Reprints:

The Genius (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

They Pass By Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Robert McCarty ?
Inks:
Robert McCarty ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-778

Synopsis:
This story attempts to build drama by leading the reader to believe that a bus and a car are going to collide during the night but the last panel reveals the bus was traveling on the planet Mercury and so there was no danger of collision between the two vehicles.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

McCarty credit per Atlas Tales. Wessler credit per bibliography published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 24, #10, October 2013.

I Can Hear You Think! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-632

Characters:
Dr. Wright; Johnny Downes; Professor Grant
Synopsis:
After the first atomic bomb explodes children are born with the ability to read minds, which the government put to use as a tactical defense against the Communists.
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The Man Who Took a Walk! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-786

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man from Atlantis tours the scientific achievements of the surface world.
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One Who Dared (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence [as M. L.] (signed)
Inks:
Mort Lawrence [as M. L.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G-834

Synopsis:
Mankind retreats from atomic horror to live underground for so many years that the past is forgotten and no one recalls why they had to leave the surface. One boy finds that he cannot be like the others and simply accept the situation so he takes the last remaining shaft up to the surface world. Opening the hatch sets off an alarm and the rest of the security detail follow him up to the surface where they discover a new paradise.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Test!
  2. 1. The Test!
  3. 2. The Genius
  4. 3. They Pass By Night!
  5. 4. I Can Hear You Think!
  6. 5. The Man Who Took a Walk!
  7. 6. One Who Dared
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