(October 1956)

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

They Wait in the Caves! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
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The Effigy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Wally Wood ?
Job Number:
K-298

Synopsis:
A criminal takes an effigy from a voodoo cult so that they cannot use it to compel him to surrender himself to the police.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.

Iron Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-327

Synopsis:
When the communists come up with a machine that can read minds, NATO takes a short soldier and supplies him with a fake head that contains instructions for leading the commies into a trap.

Indexer Notes

Title, page count, artist and job number from www.atlastales.com. Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.

The Secret of the Iron Needle! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-381

Synopsis:
Space explorers realize, when the planet they are examining runs down, the giant needle they've found is not a natural phenomenon but the winding key of a giant toy.

The Last Laugh! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pete Morisi ?
Job Number:
K-321

Synopsis:
A ruthless businessman is sure that he is the reincarnation of someone important from medieval times, but when he does journey back into time he finds that he was...the court jester.

Indexer Notes

Title, page count, artist and job number from www.atlastales.com.

Mystery Pupil (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-382

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Colin; Mr. Plum; Gertrude
Synopsis:
A dull teacher earns accolades by accidentally helping capture a Martian criminal.
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They Wait in the Caves! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-284

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man finds an island abundant with pearls and gives the location to his friend. When the friend arrives, the natives destroy his boat to keep him from revealing the island's location to anyone else.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from www.atlastales.com.

The Land of Missing Persons (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Infantino
Inks:
Jimmy Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-220

Synopsis:
A mad scientist uses a ray to capture planes that fly over his hidden mountain fortress to enslave workers in order to build his futuristic city for him. He is arrested and his city destroyed by a detective.

Indexer Notes

Title, page count and job number from www.atlastales.com.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. They Wait in the Caves!
  2. 1. The Effigy
  3. 2. Iron Face!
  4. 3. The Secret of the Iron Needle!
  5. 4. The Last Laugh!
  6. 5. Mystery Pupil
  7. 6. They Wait in the Caves!
  8. 7. The Land of Missing Persons
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