(April 1951)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Train To Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Collins
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit confirmed by Stan Goldberg.

Return from Mars (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8004
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Martians want to take over Earth, but they don't invade because even their weakest weapons are so powerful that they would destroy Earth and make it useless to them, so they place agitator spies among the population to incite war.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All information except synopsis from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Man in the Crowd (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8020
Synopsis
An evil entity gives a struggling artist a hand, which makes the artist paint well, but also commits murders while the artist is asleep.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Witch Doctor (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6474
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All information for this sequence from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Lost Land (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
8009
Synopsis
A man becomes ruler of an underground civilization, but when weapon tests for a planned invasion of the surface go awry and destroy his subjects, he finds himself trapped underground with an immortal lifespan due to radiation treatments he has received.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Train to Nowhere (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8006
Synopsis
A man sees a black train at midnight which presages his death.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number, script credit and page count from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Roth pencils and inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlas tales: https://www.atlastales.com/issue/1354
Previous indexer credited Sol Brodsky.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Train To Nowhere!
  2. 1. Return from Mars
  3. 2. The Man in the Crowd
  4. 3. The Witch Doctor
  5. 4. The Lost Land
  6. 5. The Train to Nowhere
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls