(May 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
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Secret of the Mystic Ring! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Everett inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Stan Goldberg.

The Secret of the Mystic Ring (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale ?; Jay Scott Pike ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-73
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Jay Scott Pike Inks credit from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

The Long Way Home (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bob Forgione
Inks
Bob Forgione ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-78
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Previous credits for art: Sal Trapani?
Previous credit for inks: Jack Abel?

Odd Skills (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-216
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jim Branner; Bill Toney
Synopsis
The manager of an auto parts shop develops a sudden tolerance for "human variation" in parts, possibly linked to otherworldly strangers in the shop at night.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

A Penny for Your Dreams! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Bernie Krigstein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-13
Genre
science fiction
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The Missing Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein ?
Inks
Gray Morrow ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H-963
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.
Previous pencil credits to Al Williamson from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4. Other indexers had suggested Herb Familton art.

Down to Earth (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-45
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Someone Is Calling (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-27
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 2008 Series) #4.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Mystic Ring!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Mystic Ring
  3. 2. The Long Way Home
  4. 3. Odd Skills
  5. 4. A Penny for Your Dreams!
  6. 5. The Missing Man!
  7. 6. Down to Earth
  8. 7. Someone Is Calling
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Darrel McCann