(February 1952)

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.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Terror in the Tunnel! (Table of Contents)

Venus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Venus

The Sealed Specters (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9213

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Venus and Whit ride the "Tunnel of Love" on Cloney Island amusement park. They are kidnapped and brought into an underground cave, inhabited by goblins, ghosts and caretaker Old Joe. The creatures plan to take over their bodies and go live in the outside world.

The Mad Mountain! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
9214

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Venus; Whit Hammond
Synopsis:
Venus is on a plane that crashes in a remote mountain area. The plane's occupants find a deserted city but are then attacked by living plant creatures.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. told me that Everett lettered this story himself.

Beware...The Catwoman's Revenge (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9431

Reprints:

The Little Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
9492

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Multi-billionaire Wembley collects oddities from all over the world. The adventurer Ryan is sent to get him a living shrunken man from the natives of Balu Balu. Little does Ryan know who will get miniaturized...

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (19 May 2003), challenging the original indexer's crediting of Pencils: Harry Sahle ? and Inks: Al Gabriele ?

First-person narrative

Tidal Wave of Terror (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:
9212

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Venus
Synopsis:
Neptunia, daughter of mighty Neptune, wants to avenge her father who has been killed by the atomic blasts at the Bikini atoll. She sends tidal waves against the Atlantic coast until Venus can stop her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. told me that Everett lettered this story himself.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Terror in the Tunnel!
    Venus
  2. 1. The Sealed Specters
    Venus
  3. 2. The Mad Mountain!
    Venus
  4. 3. Beware...The Catwoman's Revenge
  5. 4. The Little Man
  6. 5. Tidal Wave of Terror
    Venus
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose