Mystic #51
(September 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Man in the Dark! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Man in the Dark (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Morales
Inks
Lou Morales
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-862
Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Morales credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. Story similar to the Lee-Ditko story in Tales to Astonish 40.

No One Will Ever Know! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein (signed)
Inks
Marvin Stein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-15
Genre
adventure
Synopsis
An explorer is disappointed to find an apparent city of gold hidden in the jungle only to be told that the samples he has returned with are fool's gold. He is unaware that the area he crossed to get to the city was a large diamond field.
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Think! If You Dare (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-974
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A dictator gets a machine that allows him to read the thoughts of his subjects and throws thousands in jail. When the inventor's own family is imprisoned, he fixes the machine so that it produces false results and the dictator's loyal guards are thrown in jail. Angered, they reject his leadership and revolt.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.

Behind the Door (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-858
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist pulls his ancestor from the past thus wiping himself out of existence.
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The Salesman (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-141
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Frankel; Mr. Karl; Red Mop
Synopsis
A dull salesman gets some zing from a famous clown's laughing powder, but learns that confidence is its own magic.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Wings in the Night! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-940
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An eagle disguised as a man coordinates his fellows into helping out with various disasters.
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The Imperfect Plot (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Job Number
K-12
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man takes a spacecraft that travels close to the speed of light to wed an alien princess fifty light years away, but she rejects him as he is now almost ninety.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Man in the Dark!
  2. 1. Man in the Dark
  3. 2. No One Will Ever Know!
  4. 3. Think! If You Dare
  5. 4. Behind the Door
  6. 5. The Salesman
  7. 6. Wings in the Night!
  8. 7. The Imperfect Plot
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