(April 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

Enter These Weird Worlds (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Shows Independent Distributor logo.
Shows ACMP (American Comic Magazine Publishers) Seal of Approval.

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

He Walks With a Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-69

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A thug inherits an estate that has a cemetery on it so he hires a steam shovel to dig it up. When the worker uncovers human remains, he runs away frightened. The thug gets up into the cab himself to disinter the remains, but grows weary with the work after awhile and sits down under a tree to sleep. He is woken by the sound of the steam shovel but is puzzled as to who could be driving it. It bears down upon him and just before the claw descends, he sees corpses through the cab window.
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Come into My Parlor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
C-154

Genre:
science fiction

The Man from Mars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-115

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist who observes a flying saucer builds a device to establish contact with the Martians in order to ask them if he could go with them to Mars to avoid the likely atomic war on Earth. When a saucer lands and he gets to ask his question, the Martian laughs and shows him a picture of constant warfare on Mars. He says "We've been flying over Earth to see if we could settle here."

Indexer Notes

The Fred Kida ink credit replaced with "Jack Abel ?" based on information from www.atlastales.com.

This Way Out (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Olesen
Inks:
George Olesen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-992

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a hospital prison ward a condemned killer's other occupant in the room tells him that there are no bars on the window. The killer attempts to escape through the window, but the other patient in the room turns out to be Death and the window looks into the execution chamber. The killer's heart gives out.
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The Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Klein ?
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-6

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A woman relates her nightmare to her psychologist of living a very ordinary housewife routine. The last panel reveals she is a witch with an abnormal desire to live as a regular person seeking treatment from her warlock psychologist.
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Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story was redrawn by Carl Burgos to be more horrific, as Klein's version must not have been scary enough.

The Gentlemen of the Jury! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-19

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Gangster Nick Rico's lawyer keeps him out of jail in spite of many murders. But when Nick's girlfriend has had enough of his violent ways she turns to black magic to ensure that he finally gets convicted.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter These Weird Worlds
  2. 1. He Walks With a Ghost!
  3. 2. Come into My Parlor
  4. 3. The Man from Mars!
  5. 4. This Way Out
  6. 5. The Nightmare!
  7. 6. The Gentlemen of the Jury!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jim Walls
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dwayne Best
  • 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