(February 1957)

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 Old Man Of The Mountain! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Old Man Of The Mountain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-154

Come Into My Parlor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-234

Six Strange Words (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-268

Synopsis:
A thug threatens a sorcerer to tell him six words which allow him to send a man into limbo. After he uses them on the sorcerer he breaks the fourth wall and addresses the reader directly telling them they "know too much". He speaks the incantation once again, but this time he is the one to disappear into limbo where he finds the sorcerer laughing at him.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Frankenstein (Marvel, 1973 series) #13 (November 1974)

Run, Coward, Run! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-191

The Wishing Machine (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy Fleishman ?
Inks:
Hy Fleishman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
G-301

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Gerald Harper; Jimmy Gordon; Mrs. Gordon; Mr. Gordon
Synopsis:
A man invents a wishing machine but loses the prototype on the way to the patent office.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • from Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #25 (July 1955) [originally titled "Make a Wish"]

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

A Scream For Help (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Chris Rule
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-178

Foster's Fear (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-150
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Old Man Of The Mountain!
  2. 1. The Old Man Of The Mountain!
  3. 2. Come Into My Parlor
  4. 3. Six Strange Words
  5. 4. Run, Coward, Run!
  6. 5. The Wishing Machine
  7. 6. A Scream For Help
  8. 7. Foster's Fear
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Thomas G. Lammers