(July 1956)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Where Did They Go? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Where Did They Go? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-677
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lois Dale; Eddie Carter; Bruce Jaeger
Synopsis
Flying saucers are seen over Washington and Lois disappears with Bruce. People wonder if Bruce is an alien but it turns out Lois is a Uranian trying to help repopulate her planet; the police prevent her from leaving Earth with Bruce.
Keywords
Alexandria; Capitol Club; flying saucers; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics,Vol 25, No. 8, August 2014.

The Many Worlds of Henry Adams! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-793
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Henry Adams; Harriet; Mr. Lowden
Synopsis
Henry finds a blue stone which connects him to dimensions greater than his own reality and he is placed through trials to see if he can ascend to the 7th Dimension, but loses the stone before completing the task. After being sent back to wallow in his ordinary life, he finds the stone again to make another attempt.

Indexer Notes

Roth art per Nick Caputo, July 2013. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics,Vol 25, No. 8, August 2014.

The Hollow Suit (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Roussos (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-527
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Paul Nolan; lefty; Hernando Cortez
Synopsis
Nolan and his allies go looking for Aztec gold but it's guarded by the animated armor of conquistadors. They flee back to the USA and surrender to the police, their hair turned white from the ordeal.
Keywords
Aztecs; Mexico

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per his record books via Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 26, No. 3, March 2015. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee as possible writer.

Earthquake! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-482
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Herman Higgins; Otto Wentz; General Warren Bootby; Mr. Hastings
Synopsis
Wentz thinks earthquakes are being caused by a hole in the Earth which needs to be filled in; General Boothby thinks they're being caused by the moon and orders an attack; Higgins realizes it's because Hastings has been extracting uranium from the North Pole and makes him stop.
Keywords
moon; North Pole; uranium

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per his record books via Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 26, No. 3, March 2015. Previous indexer credited Stan Lee as possible writer.

The Clock (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-9
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Franz Ammergau; Gerda; Dr. Schmitt
Synopsis
An old clockmaker nearly dies from the cold, but is saved by the wooden figures adorning his clocks, which he has given parts of his own soul.
Reprints

Scared Away! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bean
Inks
Bob Bean
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-790
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Tiny men from the core of the Earth are frightened at the sight of a giant who is actually a child. They return to their inner world.

Indexer Notes

Bean credit per Atlas Tales.

Plot is the reverse of At the Earth's Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Chicago, 1914): scientists from the Earth's core burrow up from the earth's center in a drilling machine.

The Despot! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-756
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Kurtz
Synopsis
A dictator riles up the Earth's populace against supposed 'Moon Men' and constructs a rocket ship so he can lead an exploration of the Moon. However, the Moon is inhabited and a battery of cannons shoot the dictator's rocket out of orbit.
Keywords
moon
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Did They Go?
  2. 1. Where Did They Go?
  3. 2. The Many Worlds of Henry Adams!
  4. 3. The Hollow Suit
  5. 4. Earthquake!
  6. 5. The Clock
  7. 6. Scared Away!
  8. 7. The Despot!
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