(May 1956)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
4 Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Index data provided by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Cry of the Sorcerers! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-139
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A city slicker tries to take advantage of stories concerning sorcerers living in swamp caves, but he outruns the local folks to escape the cave when it turns out there really are wailing sorcerers living deep in the caves.
Reprints

The Secret of the Mountain Top! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-333
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A mountain from people who live underground is thrust upwards through the valley floor in order to attract climbers. After a number of climbers have been interviewed by the curious people, they cause their mountain to sink down below the earth once more.
Reprints

What Went Wrong? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Forgione
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-210
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Martian invaders follow a 'detour' sign placed by a careless worker that causes their flying saucer to plow into the side of a mountain.
Reprints

Guests in the House (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
J-349

The Useless Ones! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-141
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man considers his old neighbors useless, but they uproot a new, potentially-deadly plant in their garden.
Reprints

When Will They Come? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bean
Inks
Bob Bean
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-258
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An orphan realizes that he is an alien when his fellows come for him.
Reprints

Let There Be Light (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
J-204
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Apollo
Synopsis
The sun dims and Apollo walks the streets looking for a light for his lantern, but since matches are expensive no one will give him one, until he runs into a helpful boy scout who has learned to make fire by rubbing two sticks together.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Cry of the Sorcerers!
  3. 2. The Secret of the Mountain Top!
  4. 3. What Went Wrong?
  5. 4. Guests in the House
  6. 5. The Useless Ones!
  7. 6. When Will They Come?
  8. 7. Let There Be Light
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Nick Caputo
  • Dan Kocher
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Ford
  • Thomas G. Lammers