(June 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

Credits from atlastales.com (added July 2009).


Trapped in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Look -- If You Dare (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8151
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man buys a telescope with a powerful lens from an alien spy. The man sees an impending invasion fleet through the telescope. The alien spy tracks him down and knocks him out and switches the telescope with a normal one so that no one knows the man got the powerful telescope by accident.
Reprints

Trapped in Space (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8210
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The Master of Zodus captures Earth people for slaves by setting up The Room of No Return in carnival attractions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A skier in the last panel who finds the protagonist's account of his horrible ordeal says in part, "I'm going to show it to the editor of 'Unknown Worlds'! I bet he can use it!"

Mantrap! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
8223
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story has 2 spot illustrations. Title originally given here as "Manhunt!" but changed based on info from Atlastales and other internet sites.

The Last Plunge (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8092
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Suicides who leap off bridges must pay the penalty of being transformed into fish.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lead character commits suicide.

Two Worlds in One! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
8209
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
When a man passes through a time machine to the year 2049, he is told that he can only remain for thirty days in one era before returning to the other, else he will die.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped in Space!
  2. 1. Look -- If You Dare
  3. 2. Trapped in Space
  4. 3. Mantrap!
  5. 4. The Last Plunge
  6. 5. Two Worlds in One!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls