(April 1957)

Marvel, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Warwick Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Information for this issue supplied by Tom Lammers and the Atlas/Timely discussion group

They Meet at Night! (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.

They Meet at Night! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac Pakula (signed)
Inks
Mac Pakula (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
L-553
Synopsis
A Martian arrives to capture an Earth man, but he mistakenly abducts another Martian who had arrived a thousand years ago and disguised himself as a human.

Prophet of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Job Number
L-412
Synopsis
A bank robber who thinks he can foresee the future brings about his own capture when he foresees the train he is on being in a wreck and pulls the emergency cord to exit. Since he stopped the train while it was on the tracks, it is indeed struck by another train and he gets clipped by a flying piece of debris which gives the authorities time to catch up and apprehend him.
Reprints

A Matter of Life or Death! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Sol Brodsky [as "Solly"]
Inks
Sol Brodsky [as "Solly"]
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
L-312
Synopsis
A gardener buys a can of pesticide that the chemical company had accidentally filled with Nitro instead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Mind Reader! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-556
Synopsis
A Nazi saboteur with the ability to read minds makes friends as a cover with an American who can read minds as well, so when he tries to plant his time bomb at the munitions factory, the American wraps it up as a gift and gives it back to him so that it will detonate killing him and the submarine crew that has picked him up.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Image in the Mirror (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
H-762
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bruce Morton; Miss Coleman
Synopsis
A wealthy but unhappy man is motivated to change his life by the vision of his past that he sees in his mirror.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Stowaway In The Sky! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
L-584
Synopsis
A man foils spies attempting to steal his plane made of gravity defying metal by outfitting his crew with safety harnesses made of the same material and having them bail out. The spies think the men have been killed, but as they hang motionless, they turn the plane around so that when it lands the spies are captured.

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Captured By The Cave Men! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Dipreta
Inks
Tony Dipreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-546
Synopsis
Two scientists discover a race of people living underground who hunt surface people. They destroy their equipment so that they no longer have access to the surface.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. They Meet at Night!
  2. 1. They Meet at Night!
  3. 2. Prophet of Doom!
  4. 3. A Matter of Life or Death!
  5. 4. Mind Reader!
  6. 5. Image in the Mirror
  7. 6. Stowaway In The Sky!
  8. 7. Captured By The Cave Men!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers
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  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
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