(November 1958)

Marvel, 1952 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
Atlas Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Distributed to newstands in July 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements. Journey Into Mystery had been on hiatus since the "Atlas Implosion".

Distribution date from Joseph Marek's Marvel Comics Group history website.


City of Giants! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
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City of Giants (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
M-371
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Eric Wolton; Josef Fuhmar; Otto Grotz
Synopsis
A man invents a gas that makes people 30 feet tall. While everyone is giant-sized, he goes around looting the town. He forgets to store enough oxygen bottles, so he removes his mask and has to breathe in his own gas. He gets stuck in the subway until the gas wears off.
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The Doctor Wears a Mask (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfonso Greene
Inks
Alfonso Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-405
Genre
science fiction
Characters
"Edward Wallace"; Dr. Masters; Dr. Sanford; Mr. Lemaire; Mr. Turner; Tommy; Chief Brennan
Synopsis
Sociologists investigate a totally harmonious town, and find that the people were shamed into better behavior by their persecution of a stranger who turned out to be an alien with a mirror face.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Original art credit: Bernard Baily.

The World-Destroyers! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Fox (signed)
Inks
Matt Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-376
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Agent X
Synopsis
Aliens make the mistake of stealing an Egyptian solar ship from the museum when they need a boat to make last minute adjustments to a bomb set to detonate in the ocean. The solar ship flies them to the sun.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Little Green Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky [as Solly] (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky [as Solly] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-399
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Marcus Gabel; Martha Gabel; Richard Redding
Synopsis
A jade Buddha begins to possess its owner until the man even begins to resemble the fat statue. His wife frees the man by smashing the statue.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Morgan's Mad Machine! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-259
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cal Donner; George Cobern; Dr. Harley Morgan
Synopsis
Two swindlers get taken by a conman who tries to sell them a gold-making machine. The machine accidentally transports them into their own past, back to the beginning of their prison sentence.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Sdrawkcab (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Tartaglione
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-18
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. & Mrs. Oston Trams; Laer Trams; Mike Ross
Synopsis
An extraordiinary child excels at sports and school, but does it all backwards.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Room With Two Billion Cards! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check [as Sidney Check] (signed)
Inks
Sid Check [as Sidney Check] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-461
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Paul Afton
Synopsis
An unemployed actor comes across a room with two billion cards in it which assigns all human beings their role in life. A loudspeaker takes requests from people who wish to change their roles. When the actor is refused his request for a new role, he threatens to expose the setup, and the loudspeaker voice reassigns the man's role from actor to mental patient.
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. City of Giants!
  2. 1. City of Giants
  3. 2. The Doctor Wears a Mask
  4. 3. The World-Destroyers!
  5. 4. The Little Green Man
  6. 5. Morgan's Mad Machine!
  7. 6. Sdrawkcab
  8. 7. The Room With Two Billion Cards!
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