(January 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1952-10-08
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1952 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress. 1952-10-29 date notation on front cover of indexer's copy.

Horrible Herman (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Horrible Herman (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee)
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed as Joe Maneely)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed as Joe Maneely)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-399
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Herman Hooper; Betty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The same story as the second story in Tales to Astonish #29

The Grinning Skulls! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-565
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Henrik Vandeever; Buck Morgan; Professor Stone; Skipper Eddie
Synopsis
When a man attempts to steal skulls from a totem pole, his head becomes the latest addition to the top of the pole.
Reprints

You Only Die Once! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illo)
Inks
? (spot illo)
Colors
? (spot illo)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-472
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hestertone
Reprints

How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy Into Dazzling Dotty! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Experiment! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-541
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Vonz
Synopsis
A scientist creates a process that he thinks will evolve a gorilla into a human being but it turns out that it devolves the man back to an ape at the same time.
Reprints

The Golden Coffin (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto (sourced)

Job Number
B-487
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
King Midas
Synopsis
A man summons the ghost of King Midas and demands his power to turn objects to gold. He thinks that he will be more clever than Midas and just get the power in his right hand so that he can eat with his left, but he gets in a vehicle accident and they amputate his left hand.
Reprints

The Man Who Talked To Ghosts! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee)
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-514
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a woman murders her husband for his money he returns as a ghost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Carl Burgos credit from the recent Masterworks collection. Previous indexer credited Jim Mooney as the penciller, with inker unknown. As the Masterworks credits are checked by noted Atlas historian Dr. Mike Vasallo, I have gone with that credit.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Horrible Herman
  2. 1. Horrible Herman
  3. 2. The Grinning Skulls!
  4. 3. You Only Die Once!
  5. 4. How Mini-Gym Turns Dateless Dorothy Into Dazzling Dotty!
  6. 5. The Experiment!
  7. 6. The Golden Coffin
  8. 7. The Man Who Talked To Ghosts!
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