(September 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
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

job numbers from atlastales.com

Bertha Gets Buried (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos ?
Inks
Carl Burgos ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Chris Brown (confirmed by Doc Vassallo and Dave O'Dell) on 2 January 2005; previously credited as Sam Kweskin.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The New Tenants (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed as Bill Everett)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed as Bill Everett)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
C-946
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man works for a miser who cheats people on real estate deals until he gets so fed up with his boss selling run down dumps to kindly old folks that he kills him and shores up the floor support in the cellar with the man's body.
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The Phantom Gladiator (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
D-184

Dead End! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Burt Frohman
Pencils
Tom Gill (signed as Tom Gill)
Inks
Tom Gill (signed as Tom Gill)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-925
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
A man travels back in time and kills his younger self.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

script credit taken from Frohman's copy. Script dated June 1953.

Devil's Island (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
C-800
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man takes his unfaithful lover in the dark to the largest pearl she has ever seen. It's still inside the giant clam which closes on her.
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Bertha Gets Buried (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Kweskin (signed as Sam Kweskin)
Inks
Sam Kweskin (signed as Sam Kweskin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-961
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man assumes his wife is cheating, kills her, and buries her in the cellar. It turns out that the man he thought she was cheating with is a handyman she hired to clean out the cellar like her husband asked her to. He is digging up the floor to lay down cement when he uncovers her body.
Reprints

Polio Precautions (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence information from Tom Lammers

The Man from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed as Powell)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed as Powell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-853
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A woman on a farm who is always complaining that she doesn't have six hands to do all the work that she is asked to gets her wish when an alien crash lands in the barn with the power to grow new limbs.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bertha Gets Buried
  2. 1. The New Tenants
  3. 2. The Phantom Gladiator
  4. 3. Dead End!
  5. 4. Devil's Island
  6. 5. Bertha Gets Buried
  7. 6. Polio Precautions
  8. 7. The Man from Outer Space
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