(Spring 1952)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Broadcast Features Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some information from www.atlastales.com.


Horror Backstage! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Alone in the Dark! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9926

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ten-year-old Donald Dugan is scared to death of his creepy Uncle Claude. One night, his parents go out for the evening, leaving Uncle Claude to watch over Donald. Claude reveals that he hates the Dugans because they are always threatening to kill him. He will avenge himself upon them by killing their son at the stroke of midnight. As the clock chimes midnight, Claude goes to attack, but Donald transforms into a werewolf and kills Claude instead. His parents return home. They lament the fact that their son was born a werewolf instead of a vampire like they are.
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My Coffin Is Crowded (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani ?
Inks:
Bob Fujitani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9856

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A convict makes a deal with a man that, in exchange for half the stolen loot, he will dig him up if he climbs into a marked coffin with a recently deceased inmate. The ruse works, and he is buried, but hours go by and no one comes to dig him up. He lights a match and sees that the body next to him is the man who was supposed to dig him up.
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The Place (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9807

The Corpse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9804

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A diver kills an old man for his map of a sunken freighter loaded with gold and then gets his air hose snagged by the corpse.
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Backstage Madness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9889

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An actor wants to get another actor out of the way so he convinces him to take a horror role because he knows this man gets so into his part that he will kill someone eventually and hang. Unfortunately for him, that 'someone' turns out to be him.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Horror Backstage!
  2. 1. Alone in the Dark!
  3. 2. My Coffin Is Crowded
  4. 3. The Place
  5. 4. The Corpse
  6. 5. Backstage Madness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
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