(April 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 Face! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-617

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A companion of a wealthy man finds out that he does have a son after all so he goes to an inventor that has a machine that can transfer a photo of a face onto a living person. The inventor and the companion exchange faces and it is revealed that the inventor is the wealthy man's son and the old man, in his will, left his companion all of his money.
Reprints:

When the Creature Escapes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Williamson
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-657

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A sea creature is captured and brought to an atomic testing facility. It attempts to communicate telepathically with the man who brought it there, but the man thinks it is evil and resists it. When it gets out of the tank, the man acquires a gun and hunts it down to kill it. After he does so, he encounters scientists who tell him that the creature shut down an out of control atomic pile saving all of their lives.
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The World's Strangest Crime (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-654

Reprints:

The Prisoner (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall (illustration)
Inks:
Reed Crandall (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
H-729

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bill Benson; J.B. White
Synopsis:
An unhappy foundry worker finds a message from a prisoner and rushes to help, finding that the message was merely a test of courage, and that his actions have gained him his dream job.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Lost Island! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi (signed)
Inks:
Pete Morisi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-591

Reprints:

Escape from Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-616

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Great Myron
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To Walk Unseen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-636

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Face!
  2. 1. The Face!
  3. 2. When the Creature Escapes
  4. 3. The World's Strangest Crime
  5. 4. The Prisoner
  6. 5. The Lost Island!
  7. 6. Escape from Nowhere!
  8. 7. To Walk Unseen
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