(August 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

some job numbers from atlastales.com

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Drink Deep, Vampire! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Blind Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Vic Carrabotta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-691

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mac Farrand
Synopsis:
A man walks out of a bar and sees a beautiful redhead sitting in a convertible waiting for someone. He walks over and starts to talk to her. She tells him that she is waiting for an older wealthy man and asks him to leave but he refuses and gets in the car. She says 'Very well' and careens off. He becomes frightened and tells her to slow down and she does not. When he glances over at her, he screams, for he sees a skeleton that tells him he has stolen a blind date with Death as the car heads straight for the side of a mountain.
Reprints:

Death Finds a Way (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
A-203

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
George Brand
Reprints:

The Strange Game (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marty Elkin [as M. Elkin] (signed)
Inks:
Marty Elkin [as M. Elkin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-644

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lou Beltram
Synopsis:
A man stumbles over a card game where four strange characters are playing for body parts.
Reprints:

The Man from Mars (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-634

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Freddie
Synopsis:
A deadbeat wants to see a movie called 'The Man from Mars' but since he doesn't bother to get a job, he's broke and has no money. When he sees a rocket ship with a sign outside that reads "Be the First to see Mars" he thinks it's a promotion for the picture and enters, hoping to get to see the movie for free. Suddenly, the rocket blasts off and he passes out from the acceleration. When he revives, he finds himself a captive in a Martian zoo.
Reprints:

Drink Deep, Vampire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-701

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Karl Croya; Gorlac
Synopsis:
A business man attempts to swindle a coven of vampires by draining their blood every day and selling it back to them every evening.
Reprints:

The Voice of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Bill Benulis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-627

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Hendrix
Synopsis:
A publisher has communication devices installed in every cubicle so he can fire his employees when they badmouth him. One day, he hears a voice that threatens him with eternal torments in Hell. He demands to know who is speaking and a grinning skull emanates from the device to claim him.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Drink Deep, Vampire!
  2. 1. Blind Date
  3. 2. Death Finds a Way
  4. 3. The Strange Game
  5. 4. The Man from Mars
  6. 5. Drink Deep, Vampire
  7. 6. The Voice of Doom!
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