(July 1959)

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 April 1958. This issue includes 10 pages of paid advertisements (pages 2, 9, 15, 19, 25, 27, 33-36 of comic including inside front cover, inside back cover and back cover) ; pages of comic not numbered.

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


When the Machines Went Mad (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Christopher Rule
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover inks ID from Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, December 2008.

Only Twelve of Us May Live! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Ray Holloway ?

Job Number
T-297
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 3-7 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

The Spirit (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Text story is pages 8, 26 of comic (pages of story not numbered).

Beware of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
T-???
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 10-14 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

The Stranger in Space! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
T-294
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frank Mason
Synopsis
A space traveller leaving for a distant star meets himself returning, since he had travelled back in time due to faster than light speeds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Story is pages 16-18, 20 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).

Shadows in the Night! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-295
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 21-24 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 4).
Signed "JS" near base of spectroscope.

He Made the Machines Go Mad! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Job Number
T-290
Genre
science fiction
Characters
XTT-4; Prof. Jonas Weems
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Story is pages 28-32 of comic (pages of story numbered 1 to 5).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When the Machines Went Mad
  2. 1. Only Twelve of Us May Live!
  3. 2. The Spirit
  4. 3. Beware of Tomorrow!
  5. 4. The Stranger in Space!
  6. 5. Shadows in the Night!
  7. 6. He Made the Machines Go Mad!
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