(April 1956)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

job numbers from atlastales.com


Which Road to Take? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Burgos credit per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Sol Brodsky.

The Mystery of Mercury (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-120

Reprints:

Which Road to Take! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis
Inks:
Bill Benulis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-64

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man driving through backroads finds himself dreaming about coming upon a sorcerer's town and rescuing a captive girl.
Reprints:

The Little Men (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-101

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An old man creates wooden statues that leprechauns collect.
Reprints:

The Telepathic Typewriter (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-197

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A writer buys a magic typewriter that shows a mental vision of the truth of any newspaper story that is typed on it. It states a warning that the typewriter will be destroyed if it is attempted for greedy gain, but when the writer types in a story about an explorer looking for treasure, he gets a vision of the explorer overlooking the treasure and decides to take the typewriter with him to the cave so it won't be destroyed and pick up the chest. When he finds the treasure chest, the cave begins to close, so he wedges the typewriter into the opening. He escapes the cave, but without the treasure, and the typewriter is destroyed.
Reprints:

They Wait Below (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-236

Synopsis:
A lighthouse attendant is accosted by Sirens who wish the beacon to remain unlit so passing ships will founder upon the reef, but as he backs away from them, he knocks over a table lamp which starts a fire and warns the ship away. The next day, men who come to investigate tell him he imagined the Sirens, but he points to their footprints in the sand.
Reprints:

The Jackpot (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
J-313

Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Jack Abel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
J-167

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Abel inks credit suggested by "Saltarella" via the GCD Error Tracker (Error 4973), 2010-09-15.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Which Road to Take?
  2. 1. The Mystery of Mercury
  3. 2. Which Road to Take!
  4. 3. The Little Men
  5. 4. The Telepathic Typewriter
  6. 5. They Wait Below
  7. 6. The Jackpot
  8. 7. Mistaken Identity
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo