(October 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

It's Alive! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Barely Human (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-407
Synopsis
In this story the abominable snowman is revealed to be a caveman frozen in ice thawed out by an explorer.
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Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-378
Synopsis
A scientist invents a mind control device to thwart an alien invasion and get the aliens to do some urban renewal projects to boot.
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A Phantom In the Sky! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Inks
Jay Scott Pike (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-398
Synopsis
A Nazi pilot crosses a dimensional barrier into another world pursuing a dirigible with the intent to capture it. When he succeeds, and crosses over back to his Germany, he finds he has aged thirty years.
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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.

Who Walks In the Ruins (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-460
Synopsis
A stamp collector attempts to steal the Midas stamp, which brings its owner great wealth.
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Indexer Notes

art credits per Atlas Tales.

The Exchange (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-719
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Howard; Uncle Bart
Synopsis
A TV studio page and aspiring magician gets a lucky break when he meets a real sorcerer time traveling from the past.
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It's Alive (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-372
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Space explorers discover a Ego the Living Planet-type world.
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The Parasite! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
K-429
Synopsis
Aliens intercede with the economic functioning of Earth when they show concern over a wealthy industrialist wishing a monopoly on space flight.
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Indexer Notes

Roth credits per Atlas Tales.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It's Alive!
  2. 1. Barely Human
  3. 2. Secret Weapon!
  4. 3. A Phantom In the Sky!
  5. 4. Who Walks In the Ruins
  6. 5. The Exchange
  7. 6. It's Alive
  8. 7. The Parasite!
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