(February 1957)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1956-11-01
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Some information supplied by Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion list. On-sale date from 1956 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Jack-In-The-Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Jack-In-The-Box (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac L. Pakula
Inks
Mac L. Pakula
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-177
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Carter's party are told to keep away from the elephants' graveyard lest they offend the Elephant God. Carter doesn't believe in the warnings, only to be confronted by the 300 foot tall Elephant God.
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Octopus! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed as T. DiPreta)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed as T. DiPreta)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-172
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
In 1980, Bruce goes to sea to test his Histrometer and speak to people in the past. When a giant octopus menaces the ship he contacts his self in 1954 when he's serving in the US Navy and the Navy destroys the octopus then, removing it from 1980.
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Indexer Notes

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

What Goes On Down There? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-270
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
People from an underground kingdom head to the surface to conquer humanity, only to find they're smaller than ants.
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The Spirit of '76 (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-169
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bobby Davis; Tom Davis; Alice Davis;
Synopsis
A young boy cleans out the attic of the old house his family moved into and meets a ghost from the Revolutionary War era.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Earth-Trap! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed as Robert Q. Sale)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed as Robert Q. Sale)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-192
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Miro tricks an old man into thinking he has telekinetic powers and can move objects. Because the old man is responsible for running the machine controlling Earth's gravity he thinks he's been derelict and modifies gravity so no one can move. Miro discovers he really is telepathic and sends a message to the old man to release people. Miro decides to work at a gas station rather than use his powers again.
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Man Without Fear! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-109
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis
Luke is afraid of going into battle. When the battle starts he turns to run but is shot in the back. His spirit returns to charge into battle, inspiring people by his seeming courage.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Threat from the Void (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-232
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Peter Shield tries to contact other worlds while Earth is on the verge of World War III. When Jupiter contacts Earth they tell them they will destroy their planet unless they end all warfare. The threatened war doesn't happen.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jack-In-The-Box!
  2. 1. The Jack-In-The-Box
  3. 2. Octopus!
  4. 3. What Goes On Down There?
  5. 4. The Spirit of '76
  6. 5. Earth-Trap!
  7. 6. Man Without Fear!
  8. 7. The Threat from the Void
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