(August 1951)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
20th Century Comic Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
4 Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indica Publisher, frequency and Job Numbers on this issue from www.atlastales.com.


The Horror in The Caves of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Bill Everett ?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic bombs; extraterrestrials; flying saucers; mushroom clouds

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credit by himself.

Caves of Doom (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Donna Lake; Orion Rex [Dr. Noiro] (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
An alien scientist makes the Grand Canyon his base of operations.
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic bombs; extraterrestrials; Grand Canyon; mushroom clouds; spacecraft

The Serpent Strikes! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
8388

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; a snake worshiper (introduction; death; villain)
Synopsis:
A woman from an Indian snake worshiping cult follows a stolen snake to the United States and takes revenge on the zoo that has it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
saris; snakes; stereotyping of Asian Indians

The Walking Ghost (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
8275

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Death From the Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8440

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Harry Edison
Synopsis:
A Korean War pilot is attacked by cloudmen and transformed into one himself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fighter planes; gremlins; Korean War

Menace From the Moon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman (credited)
Pencils:
Cal Massey (signed)
Inks:
Cal Massey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8460

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Watson; Prof. Joswell
Synopsis:
The first human rocketship to the moon returns filled with extraterrestrial invaders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
extraterrestrials; spacecraft

The Deadly Decision! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
8387

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Bob Grayson]; Matthew Grayson; Lilli (introduction); Maya; Nigot; Max; Slim; Agent Morgan
Synopsis:
Uranian criminals try to extract atomic secrets from Dr. Grayson.
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Horror in The Caves of Doom!
    Marvel Boy
  2. 1. Caves of Doom
    Marvel Boy
  3. 2. The Serpent Strikes!
    Marvel Boy
  4. 3. The Walking Ghost
  5. 4. Death From the Sky
  6. 5. Menace From the Moon!
  7. 6. The Deadly Decision!
    Marvel Boy
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