(August 1951)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Leading Comic Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Empty Graves! (Table of Contents)

Venus / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Reprints:

The Graveyard Waxworks (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
8457

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Synopsis:
A race of "underearth men" plans to rule the world and starts inhabiting the bodies of fresh corpses. Venus tricks them and exposes the subterranean fiends to sunlight, which makes them perish momentarily.

The Day That Venus Vanished (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
8546

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Synopsis:
Crazed photographer Jerome Lenz takes a picture of Venus with his magic camera and animated photographic paper, turning her into a two-dimensional being. Whitney Hammond comes searching for Venus and saves the day.

Return From Mars (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (illustration)
Inks:
Russ Heath (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
8369

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Updated by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo (6 January 2005).

Escape From Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8709

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Handsome space pirate Kallam Raa is caught and sentenced to work in a labor colony. He can escape, but only aboard a spaceship full of outcasts with leprosy.

The Living Dolls (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
8545

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero

Indexer Notes

Professor Zorsky's carnival side show features "living dolls" who look too natural to be true. Venus and Whitney Hammond investigate and are threatened by Zorsky.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Empty Graves!
    Venus
  2. 1. The Graveyard Waxworks
    Venus
  3. 2. The Day That Venus Vanished
    Venus
  4. 3. Return From Mars
  5. 4. Escape From Death
  6. 5. The Living Dolls
    Venus
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose