(July 1956)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Color credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Straw Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-424
Synopsis
When a gaseous alien sees a scarecrow, it mistakes it for an example of Earth's dominant life form, and tries to possess it. A tramp sees the scarecrow moving and drops his cigarette in the hay from shock. The fire burns up the scarecrow and the alien leaves Earth, removing the threat.

The Man Who Saw the Saucer (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-496
Synopsis
A man perpetrates a hoax about a flying saucer landing and him being contacted by the aliens. His hoax is uncovered, and when Martians do land and give him the secrets of prosperity, he attempts to share this information and is not believed.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper on page 3 is the Daily Bugle.

A Woman Screamed (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-425
Synopsis
A timid man tries to hypnotize himself into being bold but fails.

Indexer Notes

Abel inks per Michael J. Vassallo. Previous indexer credited Mike Esposito. Wessler credit from his record books, per Robin Snyder's the Comics, Vol 25, No. 6, June 2014.

The Betrayer! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Bill Benulis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-406
Synopsis
A man travels into the past and gains a great deal of wealth through war profiteering, but when he returns to the present, he realizes all his money is in confederate dollars.

Indexer Notes

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

The Treasure (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-667
Reprints

The Man on the Thirteenth Floor! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Cooper ?; Chris Rule ?
Inks
Paul Cooper; Chris Rule ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-431
Synopsis
When his elevator cable breaks, on man finds himself on the 13th floor in another dimension.

Indexer Notes

Uncertain which person is inks and which is pencils.

Among Those Missing! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-449
Synopsis
People of the year 2160 kidnap great scientists of the present day in order to help with their stagnant culture. The last recruit convinces them to let the men return and contribute their knowledge to the present day.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper on page 1 is the Frisco Bugle.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor!
  2. 1. The Straw Man
  3. 2. The Man Who Saw the Saucer
  4. 3. A Woman Screamed
  5. 4. The Betrayer!
  6. 5. The Treasure
  7. 6. The Man on the Thirteenth Floor!
  8. 7. Among Those Missing!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers