(June 1953)

Marvel, 1952 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
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

I Made a Monster! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Only Man In the World [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-468
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Wilbur Thompson; Zadixx
Synopsis
Aliens from dimension X stop time and then destroy humanity.
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Indexer Notes

This story is continued next issue.

I Made a Monster (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-641
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a jilted scientist is building a Frankenstein monster to kill for him, he decides to test it by using the type of lipstick his love interest wears as a kill trigger in order to pay her back for spurning him. He falls asleep on the couch, waiting for her to come over, and when she wakes him he goes into the monster's room to activate it. The monster kills him. During police questioning, it is revealed that the girl had kissed him on the forehead while he was sleeping as a reward for promising to introduce her to a show producer.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story

Last Verdict (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
C-552
Genre
horror-suspense
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The Hungry Animal! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Inks
Ed Goldfarb (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-463
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When two robbers murder a retired sea captain in his seashore house, they decide to kill his pet as well, lest it begin to howl before they have time to get far enough away from the scene of the crime. With his dying breath, the sea captain told them his pet was in the darkened garage, but unfortunately for the two killers it turns out to be a hungry giant octopus.
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The Black Box! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks
Mac Pakula ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-472
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A shoplifter regrets stealing and opening a black box from a "monster sale".
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Indexer Notes

Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2009.

My Brother's Killer! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-627
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A brother decides to murder his brother for an inheritance, but when the train they are traveling crashes, he decides to merely leave him to perish in the fire. When the will is read, it is revealed that the dead man was the only person who knew the location of the mine wherein the fortune was kept.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Made a Monster!
  2. 1. The Only Man In the World [Part 1]
  3. 2. I Made a Monster
  4. 3. Last Verdict
  5. 4. The Hungry Animal!
  6. 5. The Black Box!
  7. 6. My Brother's Killer!
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  • Peter Croome
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