(June 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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

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The Long Wait! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Man with a Knife (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-585
Synopsis
A knife grinder who only works for hated nobles uses blood on the grindstone to curse the blades so that they will kill with a mind of their own. When he is arrested on suspicion because he is in the area of the stabbing, the jail cook uses the grindstone to sharpen the knife that the grinder will use for his jail meal, and the grinder stabs himself to death with it.
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Grim Victory (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
C-535

Beelzebub! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Woromay
Inks
Matt Fox
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-633
Synopsis
A man spends twenty years looking for a book that will make the Devil his slave, but he doesn't know that Satan has joined his expedition to make sure he acquires the book first.
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The Rivals (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Luster
Inks
Al Luster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-436
Synopsis
Two circus performers despise each other so one makes it so the highwire snaps and the other drains the water out of the barrel underneath the plunge.
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The Man from Another World! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob McCarty
Inks
Bob McCarty
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-467
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The same plot as the first story in Amazing Adult Fantasy #11 except for alien mistakes a convict breaking jail as the dominant form of life and is shot by the guards.

The Long Wait (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Inks
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-721
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The same plot as the last story in Amazing Adult Fantasy #11 except instead of the civil war setting, the story depicts a Russian anarchist who leaves his family's house with the wrong briefcase and the time bomb he was working on blows up his family.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Long Wait!
  2. 1. The Man with a Knife
  3. 2. Grim Victory
  4. 3. Beelzebub!
  5. 4. The Rivals
  6. 5. The Man from Another World!
  7. 6. The Long Wait
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
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