(February 1958)

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.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
4 Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in October 1957. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements.

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


The Secret Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

I Went Through The Veil! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-119
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lise; Ralph
Synopsis
A married man is taken into the future by a girl who falls in love with him. He is sent back to the past, but the girl is comforted by the knowledge that as she is his wife's exact double, a double for her love must exist in the future as well.
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The Silent Street (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-394
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A police officer makes his night rounds thinking that nothing interesting ever happens in the neighborhood while two aliens are conducting a life or death struggle among the rooftops.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from atlastales.com

The Secret Men (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Richard Doxsee
Inks
Richard Doxsee
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-325
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Capt. Shaw
Synopsis
The skeptical Captain Shaw and his soldiers search for a fabled city in the Rocky Mountains. Shaw seems to be killed and the soldiers turn back, but Shaw was really one of the inhabitants of the city, and levitates home to report that they are safe.
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Indexer Notes

Oleck script per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2019/08/jack-oleck-stories-in-three-atl...

The Last Stop (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-390
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A driver feels guilty for not stopping to help a man he hits and so each successive day the truck he drives parks itself in front of a cemetery. He confesses to the police and the mechanics who check his truck inform him that the engine comes from a hearse so it was merely force of habit that the truck went to the cemetery every day.
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The Mystery Of The Smiling Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale
Inks
Robert Q. Sale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-374
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The Amazing Bubble (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-160
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jonathan Jr.; Nora; Jonathan Sr.; Mr. Bigger
Synopsis
A boy discovers a formula to blow unbreakable bubbles and accidentally entraps his father's boss.
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The Books That Were Alive (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-48
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bert Wells; Doris Wells
Synopsis
Bert Wells finds some books from space that allow him to experience the adventures contained within.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Men!
  2. 1. I Went Through The Veil!
  3. 2. The Silent Street
  4. 3. The Secret Men
  5. 4. The Last Stop
  6. 5. The Mystery Of The Smiling Man!
  7. 6. The Amazing Bubble
  8. 7. The Books That Were Alive
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