(May 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Night Visitor (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H929
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man investigates a flying saucer and bumps his head inside. When he comes to, he finds that he can't interest anyone in authority about the various flying saucers he sees, and he learns that while he was unconscious he was transported to Jupiter.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per Robin Snyder.

The World Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J12
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A skin diver finds a race of people living beneath the sea.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Morrow assist per Nick Caputo, April 2013.

Journey of No Return (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J11
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An attendant of a carnival is surprised to learn that the Ferris wheel is a method for returning alien visitors back to their homes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Derelict in Space (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J92
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Space explorers find a deserted satellite in space with a diary entry about aliens offering to take the crew away to paradise.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Comic (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-214
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stan Wepp
Synopsis
A bored television comedian is mysteriously transported back to the small mining town and small theatres that he loves.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

...And Never Come Back (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H549
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A convict is exiled to space but finds his criminal ways prevent him from gaining acceptance on any of the solar system planets.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics,Vol 25, No. 8, August 2014.

Man Against the Moon (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H973
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An astronaut scheduled for a moon landing thinks he is dreaming about encountering beings living under the surface of the moon until he finds himself back on Earth with an object they had given him while temporarily speaking with them on the moon.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Night Visitor
  3. 2. The World Beneath the Sea
  4. 3. Journey of No Return
  5. 4. The Derelict in Space
  6. 5. The Comic
  7. 6. ...And Never Come Back
  8. 7. Man Against the Moon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls