(January 1953)

Marvel, 1952 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:
Animirth Comics, 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

A Shriek in the Night! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Horror on Haunted Hill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-424

Synopsis:
An alien from Saturn lands in a graveyard.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Some information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group; reprint identification from Ralf Kienzle through GCD Errors list, February 2008; creative credits from reprint.

Forever Is a Long Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Woromay
Inks:
Larry Woromay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-486

Synopsis:
A man finds a bottle containing a genie who is content to stay in the bottle.
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Indexer Notes

The same story as "The Genie with the Light Brown Hair" from Journey Into Mystery #76.

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group and also credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Reprint identification from Ralf Kienzle through GCD Errors list, February 2008.

A Shriek in the Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Tartaglione (signed)
Inks:
John Tartaglione
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-382

Synopsis:
A man saves a women who is being chased by a man, only to find that the situation isn't what he thought it was.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group and also pencil/ink information from www.atlastales.com.

Reprint identification from Ralf Kienzle through GCD Errors list, February 2008.
Per Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.: This same artists, identified as Tartaglione, signs "JT" in Adventures into Weird Worlds #1. The styles are identical and, thought it's hard to see, there may be a "JT" in the splash panel here, too, in the black to the middle right of the panel.

The Inheritance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-497

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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

The Man Who Walked on Water! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-571

Synopsis:
A man out on a boat sees another man walking along the surface of the water. He demands the secret of waterwalking from the reluctant man at gunpoint and the other man relents under duress. They dive beneath the waves, the man rubs coral on his feet, and the ritual is completed. He heads to the beach, thinking that he's going to make a mint, and promptly sinks into the sand.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Reprint identification from Ralf Kienzle through GCD Errors list, February 2008.

The Man Who Steals Gravestones! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-398

Synopsis:
A man who steals gravestones in order to grind them down and resell them is thwarted when one of the corpses wants it back.
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Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Shriek in the Night!
  2. 1. Horror on Haunted Hill!
  3. 2. Forever Is a Long Time!
  4. 3. A Shriek in the Night
  5. 4. The Inheritance
  6. 5. The Man Who Walked on Water!
  7. 6. The Man Who Steals Gravestones!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson