(October 1956)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
4 Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

When the Walls Close In! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Color credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Old Man's Secret! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta (signed) [as JG]
Inks
John Giunta (signed) [as JG]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K263
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man crosses the mountains of Tibet in order to gain the secret of immortality. He meets a young man and an old man and convinces the young man to let him take the old man back to civilization with him in order to analyze his body chemistry. When he gets back, his friend, whom has met the couple before, tells him that he brought back the wrong man. He brought back the immortal man's son.
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Indexer Notes

John Giunta credit changed based on information from www.atlastales.com. [Mike Nielsen 3/2010].
Sid Greene credit changed back to John Giunta based on signature [JG, not SG] and style [Giunta's not Greene's. [Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. 11/19/2014]

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Nightmare at Noon! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K223
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
When a woman threatens to leave a man unless he sells his island for cash, he has a vision of a woman being threatened by pirates. He defeats the pirates, and as a reward she gives him a ring and a promise to return someday as the vision fades. When he comes to he finds he still has the ring and the client the real estate broker brings in to show the island is the spitting image of the woman from his vision.
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Man with Wings! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bob Forgione
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K-208
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Leonardo Da Vinci has nightmares about being able to fly.
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

No Trespassing! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hy Fleishman
Inks
Hy Fleishman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K211
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
When a rich man finds a beam of light shining on his property with healing properties, he fences it off and charges five thousand dollars for access. The beam turns out to be an alien weapon test and, when increased to full power, wipes out the man's estate reducing him to poverty.
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Discovery (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Marie Sevein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
K-479
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Chauncey; Zeke; Muscles Magee
Synopsis
A scrawny man is given a magic candy bar that confers great strength, but he discovers that he already posesses more strength than he suspects.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Joe Maneely credit changed based on information from www.atlastales.com. [Mike Nielsen 3/2010]

The World of Flame! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles F. Miller (signed)
Inks
Charles F. Miller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K231
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A giant wave tosses a ship up to the sun.
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When the Walls Close In! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
K222
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An escaped war criminal feels claustrophobia until his guilt makes him confess.
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Indexer Notes

Credit information from www.atlastales.com.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When the Walls Close In!
  2. 1. The Old Man's Secret!
  3. 2. Nightmare at Noon!
  4. 3. Man with Wings!
  5. 4. No Trespassing!
  6. 5. Discovery
  7. 6. The World of Flame!
  8. 7. When the Walls Close In!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Walls
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
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