(March 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

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Kiss of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-810

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Ashby; Lillian Ashby
Synopsis:
A woman plans to get rid of her writer husband by taking him to a house supposedly haunted by vampires and shocking his bad heart. She dresses as a vampire, but he recognizes her and thinks it is part of her attempt to add atmosphere for his horror writing, and he isn't scared. A real vampire bites him later in the evening, and when his wife tries again the following night, the man, now a vampire, bites her.
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Mind over Matter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B870

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man receives Yogi training to make objects disappear, and when his friend introduces him to Cartesian skeptical doubt, they both disappear.
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Daughter of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-670

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

The Second page has a statement of ownership and management, which lists Stan Lee as the editor.

How "Mini-Gym" Turns Plant "Drip" Into Success Dynamo (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Half a page of sequential panel art advertising "Mini-Gym".

Flying Saucer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru ?
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-714

Genre:
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Surprise! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks:
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-830

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An old man in love with a Gypsy girl murders his rival. The girl continues to moon over the dead man so a Gypsy woman offers to make the old man resemble the man he killed. He goes to the gravesite at night with a picture and the sorceress summons the ghost and commands it to exchange faces with the old man. He rushes off to see the girl, but she screams at his approach, as he now has the face of a corpse several months dead.
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The Old Man's Secret! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-931

Genre:
horror-suspense
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Kiss of Death!
  2. 1. Kiss of Death
  3. 2. Mind over Matter
  4. 3. Daughter of Death
  5. 4. How "Mini-Gym" Turns Plant "Drip" Into Success Dynamo
  6. 5. Flying Saucer
  7. 6. Surprise!
  8. 7. The Old Man's Secret!
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