(November 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age and Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Man Who Caught a Mermaid? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

This Dark Cave (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks
Bill Benulis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H-114
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man returns to his shelter after he mistakes a small town that has been evacuated in service of atomic bomb tests for the worldwide war that he has feared would come.
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The Search (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
G-790
Genre
jungle
Characters
Uwaga; Babu; Narodu
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A Stranger on Earth (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
H-116
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lok
Synopsis
When an alien crash lands on Earth, he is met with violence by men, but is befriended and helped to return to his ship by a dog. From orbit he thinks about destroying the planet but realizes that would kill the dogs too and refrains from his plan.
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The Man Who Caught a Mermaid! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-867
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Blair; Jeremy Torgan
Synopsis
A man attempts to play a joke on a skeptical friend by hiring a girl with a mermaid costume to be dropped into the sea by a helicopter and then brought out of ocean with a net. The trick works on his friend and he tells his men to throw the girl back but the friend thinks he is mad to release such an amazing discovery. He lets the man know that he set the stunt up to fool him when one of his men tells him that the girl he had hired had become ill that day and never showed up for the prank.
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The End of Time! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H136
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
God intervenes directly to stop militarists from rushing towards war.
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No Place to Hide (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-850
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
David Reynolds; Joshua Swift
Synopsis
A judge sentences a man to ninety days in the workhouse for vagrancy and finds himself back in time 300 years. He is pulled off the street because of his strange clothes and the judge thinks his family photograph and cigar lighter are examples of black magic. He escapes and finds himself back in the present. He has second thoughts about the sentence he has passed and releases the man he had charged the previous day.
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from foreword by Michael J. Vassallo from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales #5 (Marvel, 2007 Series).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Caught a Mermaid?
  2. 1. This Dark Cave
  3. 2. The Search
  4. 3. A Stranger on Earth
  5. 4. The Man Who Caught a Mermaid!
  6. 5. The End of Time!
  7. 6. No Place to Hide
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