(August 1956)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Atlas News Company, 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

Issue Notes

Information on this issue supplied by the Timely/Atlas discussion group.


The Man Who Couldn't Be Touched! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Man Who Couldn't Be Touched! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-926

Synopsis:
A scientist correctly predicts atomic war and develops a force field to remain behind. His calculations of its duration are incorrect, however, as he believes the war will last twenty years when it only lasts for months. After twenty years he emerges from behind his force field to learn that a serum has been developed to allow people to live for a thousand years but it has no effect on anyone over thirty.
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The Captive Brain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-925

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Fight For Life! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
K-8

Synopsis:
Passengers observe how the captain bullies his brother, but when they have to abandon ship and there is only one life preserver left, the captain places it on his brother and forces him over the rail.
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The Spy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Walton
Inks:
Bill Walton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-857

Synopsis:
An alien from a methane world learns the habits of earthmen to spy upon them for an upcoming invasion. When he returns to his world to give his report, he automatically strikes a match to light a cigarette while waiting.
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Rocket Time (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
K-91

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Chuck; Gus Farrell; Capt. Zingle
Synopsis:
A teenager working at an amusement park to help support his family is kind to a mysterious boy, and finds himself rewarded with a real trip to outer space.
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When The Sun Fell Down! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus
Inks:
Harry Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-939

The Green Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks:
Al Williamson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-910

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Some force on the moon turns an astronaut's face green for twenty-four hours.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Couldn't Be Touched!
  2. 1. The Man Who Couldn't Be Touched!
  3. 2. The Captive Brain!
  4. 3. Fight For Life!
  5. 4. The Spy
  6. 5. Rocket Time
  7. 6. When The Sun Fell Down!
  8. 7. The Green Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Thomas G. Lammers