(August 1952)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Man Who Melted / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Monster Maker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A statue maker falls in love with one of his statutes and finds a black magic spell that transmutes him into stone.

Skin-Deep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man is attempting to do a face transplant from a corpse but his interfering wife is always getting underfoot by trying to help him in his endeavors. When she burns the skin that he has harvested off the corpse in her attempt at cleaning up around the place, he fixes her wagon by transplanting the corpse's head onto her shoulder.

The Man Who Believed In Ghosts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man who lives next to a cemetery is not frighted of the ghosts which show up every night until he meets his own.

Skeleton In the Closet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A rich man marries into a family of freaks.

The Vault of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9765

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Man Who Melted (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Sam Kweskin ?
Inks:
Sam Kweskin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A forgetful inventor shoots his wife for testing his serum that will allow him to melt away and commit the perfect crime, but he forgets to devise a way to return himself to normal.

Indexer Notes

Kweskin credit per Atlas Tales.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Man Who Melted
  2. 1. The Monster Maker
  3. 2. Skin-Deep
  4. 3. The Man Who Believed In Ghosts
  5. 4. Skeleton In the Closet
  6. 5. The Vault of Doom
  7. 6. The Man Who Melted
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo