(June 1957)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Emgee Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Haunted Picture! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Secret of the Haunted Picture (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-825

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An artist sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for one year of success. At the end of that year, he finds himself entrapped in one of his own paintings.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com.

Hide and Shriek (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-906

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
George Karus; Joe Ricardo; Rita; Bill; Khala
Synopsis:
A voodoo priest takes his revenge on a man who got him expulsed from his tribe by playing a practical joke.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Forte credits by Michael J. Vassallo, 2002-12-03 (Per Sandell ed.), Job number and signature of artists from the Atlas Tales website.

The Living Shadows! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-775

Synopsis:
A medium brings the spirits of two living people, a smuggler and his intended bride, to meet with men who want to dig up his hidden gold. The smuggler's body follows its spirit and snatches the gold out from under the men's noses and disappears but the spirit of the intended bride falls in love with one of the men. She meets up with him years later in the flesh during the London blitz.

It Happened in the Attic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-793

Synopsis:
A man goes back in time and kills his ancestor.
Reprints:

Mystery Within The Walls (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-396

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sam Catlett; Caspar; Ben Rump; Bill Rump
Synopsis:
A local millionaire secludes himself from his old bowling buddies as he becomes wealthier, but they discover that he misses them so much that he has invented a robotic bowling alley.
Reprints:

Too Smart to Live! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarsky
Inks:
Ed Winiarsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-815

Synopsis:
A criminal comes across a prospector who develops amnesia from a fall and convinces the fellow that he's the wanted crook by switching wallets with him. His ruse works too well, however, as the prospector begins to act like the hunted fugitive he believes himself to be.

The Man Who Can't be Stopped (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-765

Synopsis:
A man builds a machine that will let him experience the thoughts of all people everywhere in order to gain power, but his mind can't handle the overload and shuts down.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Haunted Picture!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Haunted Picture
  3. 2. Hide and Shriek
  4. 3. The Living Shadows!
  5. 4. It Happened in the Attic!
  6. 5. Mystery Within The Walls
  7. 6. Too Smart to Live!
  8. 7. The Man Who Can't be Stopped
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