(April 1957)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

job numbers from atlastales.com


The Moving Walls! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Burgos credits per Atlastales.com and Nick Caputo.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Inside the Tomb! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg (signed)
Inks
Dave Berg (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-804
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An ancient tomb is guarded by hypnotists.
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The Moving Walls (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-778
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An engineer builds a castle as a monument to man's greed that will collapse unless a beam of light shines directly upon a diamond that thieves attempt to steal in succession. Each thief must sit in place holding the diamond in the light until the next greedy man comes along otherwise the castle will collapse upon their heads.
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Indexer Notes

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

Mystery in Midville (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-733
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A petty thief comes across a city where every person is considerate and helpful. The man who takes him in tells him not to touch a certain box as it took him fifty years to gather its contents. The thief thinks that it must be very valuable and so opens the box that belongs to Pandora.
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The Warning (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-828
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist recreates the serum that gave Midas his golden touch and feeds it to his dog. Anything the dog touches turns to gold and he donates the gold to help people. Another man with greedy intent breaks in and unlocks the dog's cage. While the two men are locked in a struggle, the dog touches them and they are transmuted into gold. The statue is displayed as a moral lesson for people of the struggle between selflessness and greed.
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The Terrible Fate of Mr. Wren (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Tartaglione
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-797
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist puts off marrying until he is wealthy because he wants to avoid the mistake of his parents always arguing since they were poor. He becomes wealthy by inventing a matter duplicator device. When the girl he wishes to marry steps in front of the device, there are now two of them, arguing over which one of them gets to marry him.
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The Remedy Oil (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-984
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mrs. Gerrity; Tom Gerrity; Officer O'Malley; Logarithm
Synopsis
An old-fashioned shopkeeper unwittingly saves the life of a boy from Mechanica when her remedy oil lubricates the gears in his brain.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustrations. Original title: "The Old Shop." Artist credit from www.atlastales.com.

The Hidden Island (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-751
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man ventures out to a mist-hidden island that has curative properties in order to marry a couple there.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Moving Walls!
  2. 1. Inside the Tomb!
  3. 2. The Moving Walls
  4. 3. Mystery in Midville
  5. 4. The Warning
  6. 5. The Terrible Fate of Mr. Wren
  7. 6. The Remedy Oil
  8. 7. The Hidden Island
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Guy Budziak
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael J. Vassallo