(December 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

The Thing! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Who Steals My Brain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A passive alien scout for an invasion assumes a human disguise but leaves when he becomes fed up with human violent entertainment.
Reprints:

Tyrant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man gains mind-reading powers from volcano vapors and uses them to achieve political power.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Powell credit per Atlas Tales.

Time and Time Again (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-774

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Four Sam Smiths! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A woman pays actors in an attempt to reform her crooked husband by fooling him into believing that an accident with a cyclotron has sent him into a "Mirror, Mirror" universe.
Reprints:

The Face in the Air! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula
Inks:
Mac Pakula
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A solider saves a brain surgeon from drowning who later saves his life by performing difficult surgery.

The Thing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A Martian pet has misadventures on Earth until picked up by his master.
Reprints:

Out of the Swamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione (signed)
Inks:
Bob Forgione ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A rich man invests his money in trying to build up a town in a swamp but it turns out to be a mirage.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing!
  2. 1. Who Steals My Brain
  3. 2. Tyrant!
  4. 3. Time and Time Again
  5. 4. The Four Sam Smiths!
  6. 5. The Face in the Air!
  7. 6. The Thing!
  8. 7. Out of the Swamp
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
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