(August 1954)

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 (editor)

Issue Notes

job numbers from atlastales.com

Ask No Questions! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed as R. Heath)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed as R. Heath)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Observation regarding the signed cover from Chris Brown, via the GCD Error List (2 January 2005).
Cover signed at top of water at left side. Hard to see with deep blue/purple background.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Lucky Stiff! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
E-725
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A homeless man receives a ragged old coat with pockets full of cash, but the cash disappears if he removes the coat, so everyone thinks he must have stolen the money, and won't accept it.
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The Real Nurse Kearney (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-964
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Smile, Blast Ya, Smile (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob McCarthy
Inks
Bob McCarthy
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto ? (sourced)

Job Number
E-670
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An editor for a science fiction publication is in danger of losing his job to a man who always smiles. The boss likes his story picks and so do the readers. When circulation rises the editor is fired and turns to drink. He attacks his former assistant with a knife, shredding the smiling mask, revealing the alien underneath. No one believes him and he is placed in an asylum.
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The Hidden Graveyard (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Forgione (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-647
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Explorers come upon an elephant’s graveyard deep in the jungle that is occupied by a monster with no eyes.
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Ask Me No Questions (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Clayton Martin ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed as Shelly)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed as Shelly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-679
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A father thinks his son asks him silly questions and so he gives him silly answers which annoys his mother. When the boy asks him where he came from, the father replies "The stork brought you." The boy asks "How did the stork know where to bring me?" The father replies "I blew my magic whistle" (which is a hunter's moose horn). The boy takes the horn outside and blows it and when the father goes to retrieve it, he sees dozens of storks delivering dozens of babies.
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Indexer Notes

Script: Martin suggested by Atlas Tales

Back Again! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Look Homeward, Werewolf! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-603
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A werewolf hires a boatman to get him across the river but warns the man that water causes a violent reaction among his kind and if a single drop touch him, his life is forfeit. The boatman agrees, as he claims to be the best boatman for miles around and will have no problem keeping the werewolf dry. They cross the river without incident, but then it starts to...rain.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ask No Questions!
  2. 1. The Lucky Stiff!
  3. 2. The Real Nurse Kearney
  4. 3. Smile, Blast Ya, Smile
  5. 4. The Hidden Graveyard
  6. 5. Ask Me No Questions
  7. 6. Back Again!
  8. 7. Look Homeward, Werewolf!
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