(February 1956)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Night the Sphinx Spoke (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Vince Coles; Jerry; Lou; Matt
Synopsis
Criminal Jerry uses a microphone to make the Sphinx 'talk' and commands people bring jewels to it, where a pharaoh claims the gems. Vince is arrested with his gang who were supposed to be playing the part of the pharaoh and his guards, but they reveal they were nabbed before the performance - the pharaoh was real.
Reprints
Keywords
Egypt; ghost; Sphinx

The Man Who Vanished (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ogden; Dr. Don Keller
Synopsis
After pricking himself with Keller's formula Ogden finds himself in prehistory hunting a woolly mammoth with cavemen but when the formula wears off he forgets the experience.
Reprints
Keywords
cavemen; time travel; woolly mammoth

A Day to Remember (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rupert; Thelma; Martians
Synopsis
Rupert is almost kidnapped and brought to Mars but escapes his captors. Realizing it was April Fool's Day, he decides it was all a prank. It wasn't.
Reprints
Keywords
April Fool's; Mars

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

A Man's Best Friend (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bruce; Jovians; Count Ryk; Harvey Colby; Mrs. Colby
Synopsis
Jovians kidnap Bruce the dog, thinking him an Earthling. Bruce winds up thwarting Count Ryk's attempt to seize the emperor's throne, then the emperor sends Bruce home, afraid Bruce might take over the planet himself.
Reprints
Keywords
Jovians; Jupiter

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Trapped in the Labyrinth (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Doug Wildey ?
Inks
Doug Wildey ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Holt; Wilson; Massam Farrah
Synopsis
Holt and Wilson fashion games to test each other. Holt loses when Wilson employs Farrah to trap Holt in a maze within his own mind.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Saltarella.

Invasion (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
H-903

There Is No Escape (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A robot tries to pit humans and androids against each other but the robot's creators intervene in time to stop him.
Reprints
Keywords
androids; robots

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Saltarella and confirmed by atlastales.com.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Night the Sphinx Spoke
  3. 2. The Man Who Vanished
  4. 3. A Day to Remember
  5. 4. A Man's Best Friend
  6. 5. Trapped in the Labyrinth
  7. 6. Invasion
  8. 7. There Is No Escape
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome