(June 1957)

Marvel, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Warwick Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Information for this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion group


The Menace of the Unseen Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin (signed)
Inks:
John Severin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Menace of the Unseen Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Doxsee
Inks:
Richard Doxsee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-854

Genre:
crime; science fiction

Indexer Notes

This is the story of a hobo who finds berries which make him invisible so he steals jewels and it ends the same way as the first story in Marvel Tales #139

The Man Who Said "No" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Angelo Torres
Inks:
Angelo Torres
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-884

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jonathan Bascombe; Max
Synopsis:
A man refuses to give money to a scientist in order to buy a dynamo for completing a cellular shrinking serum. To rub it in, he decides to drive out to his home and pretend to reconsider just to say no again. The scientist is out but he finds the serum on a table. Just then, lightning crashes through the window and supplies the missing electricity to activate the serum. When the man awakens, he sees a mound in front of him that he must climb in order to get a look around. When he gets to the top, a little boy uses his finger to push the now tiny man back down to the bottom, thinking him to be an ant.
Reprints:

Don't Answer the Phone! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-875

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man's murdered wife continues to phone him from the grave until he confesses to the police.
Reprints:

Mass Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Q. Sale
Inks:
Robert Q. Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-899

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist makes use of a duplicator ray to make multiple copies of himself in order to work on a scientific problem, then later destroys the copies. An acquaintance prosecutes him for mass murder. The story ends by asking the reader how they would decide the case.
Reprints:

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Green Thumbs (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-93

Indexer Notes

Job number suggests this is an inventory story or reprint from an unknown source.

The Threat! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-886

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man discovers that his grandfather built a machine to bring people from another dimension to his home town and keep from returning as long as it functioned. He discovers the machine in the attic still running eighty years later and hatches a plan to extort the descendants of the people by threatening to turn off the machine and exiling them from this dimension. They reject his demand for payment so he attempts to demonstrate his threat by turning the dial on machine, but he himself disappears as he was unaware that his mother was one of other dimensional beings brought over.

The Nightmare Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks:
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L-888

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A tyrant's sleep is disturbed every night by men who approach him with the word 'justice' emblazoned upon armbands. These men intend to drag him off, but he awakens before they do so. When the tyrant forces a doctor to treat him, his guards find him missing the following morning and wonder if, in his dream last night, he did not wake up before the justice men dragged him off?
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Menace of the Unseen Man!
  2. 1. Menace of the Unseen Man
  3. 2. The Man Who Said "No"
  4. 3. Don't Answer the Phone!
  5. 4. Mass Murder
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
  7. 6. Green Thumbs
  8. 7. The Threat!
  9. 8. The Nightmare Men
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers