(October 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
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

All information on this issue from www.atlastales.com.


The Witch Woman!/It Waits in the Box!/The Thing in the Graveyard!/The Bookworm! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Witch Woman (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-909
Synopsis
A witch curses her killer with the stipulation that her spirit will enter the body of each maiden that his male descendants fall in love with.

Indexer Notes

Infantino pencils per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:

http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2013/04/carmine-infantino-1925-2...

Barry inks per Jim Vadeboncour Jr via atlas tales: https://www.atlastales.com/issue/1363

The Thread (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-786
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Matt Anderson; Midget Morgan/Count Morgan; Dr. Waynne
Synopsis
The mysterious death of a scientist reveals a mystical device and leads to the death of a centuries-old Italian count.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The events of this story are dated January 8, 1952.

The Thing in the Graveyard (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-824
Synopsis
A man marries a woman for ten thousand dollars in insurance money coming from her dead son, but she buys a monument with the money and when he tries to kill her, the monument strangles him.

It Waits in the Box (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-758
Synopsis
An atomic blast creates a horrible monster immune to guns and poison gas so they try to dump it in the sea but curious sailors open the crate against orders.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Bookworms (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
Ed Robbins (signed)
Inks
Ed Robbins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-985
Synopsis
A man murders a relative for her inheritance but she leaves him nothing but an old book. He sells the book to a dealer for six hundred dollars who neglects to tell him that there are thousand dollar bills throughout the pages.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Witch Woman!/It Waits in the Box!/The Thing in the Graveyard!/The Bookworm!
  2. 1. Witch Woman
  3. 2. The Thread
  4. 3. The Thing in the Graveyard
  5. 4. It Waits in the Box
  6. 5. The Bookworms
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