(February 1955)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First Comics Code issue
Job numbers supplied by atlastales.com


Only One to a Customer! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Only One to a Customer (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Seymour Moskowitz
Inks
Seymour Moskowitz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-590
Genre
horror-suspense; science fiction
Synopsis
After a pitchman abuses the hospitality of tiny alien visitors by attempting to sell them on the street for profit, they take him back to their planet where he is sold as a toy mechanical giant.
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The Barefoot Man (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
F-678
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A thief desires to acquire a pair of boots for the status that it will afford him, so he steals the first pair that he comes across, but they belong to a murderer and the authorities track him down by the prints his boots leave in the dirt.
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Sarah (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-593
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A woman attempts to steal a sword that used to belong to Benedict Arnold from a farmer who dug it up on his property, but when she is confronted by a silent, grinning stranger whom she takes to be a rival collector, her shame gets the better of her and she confesses her theft to a passing police car rather than be turned over to the police by the man. After the police lead her away, the man is revealed to be a French tourist seeking directions who knows no English.
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Deep Down (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Art Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-510
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man is chased by a monster in a cave and so blocks him in with a large gold nugget. He wants the gold but cannot figure out how to remove it without the monster getting him. Every year for 50 years he has returned to the surface and recruited another to help him think of a way to acquire the gold without being attacked. The story ends when all 50 men leave the cave after deciding that there was no way and the gold wasn't worth the effort.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Tom Lammers. We previously suggested Joe Orlando, though that art spotter has since retracted that.

Death Comes Calling (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-695

The Albatross (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Tumlinson
Inks
Pete Tumlinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
F-537
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a sailor kills an albatross, which represents good luck to the crew, the ship flounders with a dead radio until the men lash the sailor to the mast with the albatross tied around his neck as punishment. When the man dies, the ship's bad fortune clears, and they make their way back to port.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Tom Lammers. We previously suggested Joe Orlando, but the art spotter has since retracted that.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Only One to a Customer!
  2. 1. Only One to a Customer
  3. 2. The Barefoot Man
  4. 3. Sarah
  5. 4. Deep Down
  6. 5. Death Comes Calling
  7. 6. The Albatross
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  • Dwayne Best
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