(December 1951)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Thing in the Mirror!/Gateway to Horror!/I Saw Tomorrow!/Freddie's Friend! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Freddy's Friend! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9023

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien robot wishes to be a human being and convinces a greedy man to exchange places with him to learn the secret of where he acquires his riches from. When the alien's compatriots arrive on Earth to return him to his home planet they mistake the transformed human for the creature they are looking for and deposit him in an asylum for the delusional back home.
Reprints:

The Letter (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (illustration)
Inks:
Russ Heath (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9170

Gateway to Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9068

Synopsis:
Two prospectors find sub-surface creatures preparing an attack upon the surface world.

The Murder Mirror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Morris Weiss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
8755

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man kills an old man for his chest containing a magic mirror which produces a reflection of him which steals and kills for him, but when the police catch up with him, the blood of the latest victim is on his hands. He tries to convince the police that the reflection from the mirror committed the crime but to no avail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from www.atlastales.com.

I Saw Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Steinberg (signed)
Inks:
Norman Steinberg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9119

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A Skynet-type story.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing in the Mirror!/Gateway to Horror!/I Saw Tomorrow!/Freddie's Friend!
  2. 1. Freddy's Friend!
  3. 2. The Letter
  4. 3. Gateway to Horror
  5. 4. The Murder Mirror!
  6. 5. I Saw Tomorrow!
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