(December 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
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

Contents from www.atlastales.com.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Vampire's Fangs (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-334
Synopsis
A stowaway on a freighter is bitten by a vampire bat and transforms into a bat. After draining one of the crew of his blood, he hides in a casket that is being shipped over the ocean. Because of the weird goings on aboard, however, the superstitious crewmen dump the casket overboard.

The First Time Machine (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9685
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Harold Bevinson; Prof. Rall; Gen. George Washington (cameo)
Synopsis
A scientist and his friend build a time machine and witness several historical events, almost accidentally killing George Washington in the process.
Reprints

The Men from Earth (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac Pakula
Inks
Mac Pakula
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-171

Indexer Notes

The same story as the second Kirby from Tales of Suspense #30

The World's End (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-166
Synopsis
An astronomical disaster means the destruction of human civilization. Our story's protagonist is despondent over this state of affairs until he encounters a group of time travelers who are present to record the last days of humanity. One of them has a name similar to his own and tells him a small number of people will survive and pass down their names. This heartens the man as he now knows that he is destined to be one of the few who survive.

Weather Balloons (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-112
Synopsis
A scientist debates another about the nature of UFOs, as to whether they are invading aliens or weather balloons. The debate is brought to an abrupt halt as aliens burst in and take the group captive. The scientist is enraged and wants to throttle the other who kept insisting for years that UFOs were weather balloons. The other scientist removes a human face mask revealing an alien underneath and says "they were OUR weather balloons."

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.
Previous indexer credited Jack Abel pencils.

Crashing Through the Time Barrier (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-180
Synopsis
An astronaut finds Venus a mirror image of Earth.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Vampire's Fangs
  3. 2. The First Time Machine
  4. 3. The Men from Earth
  5. 4. The World's End
  6. 5. Weather Balloons
  7. 6. Crashing Through the Time Barrier
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls