(August 1949)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comic [round logo]
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

Copy with arrival date of 5/25 known.


The Ghoul Strikes (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Martin Nodell
Inks:
Martin Nodell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover credits via Tony Isabella from Gary Colabuono who was able to glean the information from Martin Nodell's personal effects. Cover art formerly credited to Gene Colan.

The Haunted Room (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5378

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Uknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:
http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2011/08/gene-colan-1926-2011-tim...

Previous indexer credited Gene Colan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Advertises Amazing Mysteries (Marvel, 1949 series) #33 (July 1949), with cover reproduction.

Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
C. C. Beck
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Gool Strikes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5575

Characters:
Doctor Kirby; the Gool
Synopsis:
Doctor Kirby battles the giant monster called the Gool.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Features the second atomic bomb detonation of Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll (25 Jul 1946). Note in last panel reads, “Don’t dare miss the "Mark of the Gool" in the next issue of Marvel Mystery!”. That sequel never appeared.

Step Into the Mirror of Madness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5435

Out of the Past (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
[5645 ?]

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number and reprints surmised on the basis of comparison with other text stories recorded in www.atlastales.com (Ethan C. Hoddes, 03/09/10).

Beware of the Cat! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5376

Reprints:

["The Only Magazine of Its Kind in the World!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Advertises for Venus (Marvel, 1948 series).

The Man Who Fled from the Future! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5418

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Unknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:
http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2011/08/gene-colan-1926-2011-tim...

Previous indexer credited Gene Colan.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Ghoul Strikes
  2. 1. The Haunted Room
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Gool Strikes!
  6. 5. Step Into the Mirror of Madness!
  7. 6. Out of the Past
  8. 7. Beware of the Cat!
  9. 8. ["The Only Magazine of Its Kind in the World!"]
  10. 9. The Man Who Fled from the Future!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo
  • Jim Walls