(May 1957)

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

One Hour Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Invisible Doom! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-676
Synopsis
A chemist's assistant uses newly invented invisible dye to rob a bank. When he demands the chemist give him the antidote, the chemist pretends not to be able to see him and the robber begins to panic and demands he work up another antidote. This time, the chemist drugs him and calls the police.

The Watcher! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-706
Synopsis
An inventor destroys a portal that allows him to reach through to thousands, even millions, of miles away when an alien notices his observations and attacks.

The Missing Film (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-707
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; spy
Characters
Dr. Title; Douglas Jenks
Synopsis
A government agent retrieves a classified microfilm stolen to be given to enemy agents, and is helped by a magic bridge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. "The Bridge" was reprinted several more times with this title and illustration as well as under its original title.

One Hour Till Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale
Inks
Robert Q. Sale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-622
Synopsis
Two farmers fool an escaped convict into panicking by convincing him the world is about to end since they know of a total eclipse scheduled for that afternoon.

Indexer Notes

Newspaper in last panel is the Daily Bugle.

Beware ... the Brimm! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-677
Synopsis
A man picks up a cuddly demon from the outback.

Mission ... Murder! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard O'Donnell
Inks
Howard O'Donnell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-679
Synopsis
Communists send a robot to murder a mathematician but the target turns out to be a robot as well and defeats the assassin.

Trapped in the Room of Darkness (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-682

Indexer Notes

The story has a similar plot to Star Trek's "The Enemy Within" Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. One Hour Till Doomsday!
  2. 1. The Invisible Doom!
  3. 2. The Watcher!
  4. 3. The Missing Film
  5. 4. One Hour Till Doomsday!
  6. 5. Beware ... the Brimm!
  7. 6. Mission ... Murder!
  8. 7. Trapped in the Room of Darkness
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang
  • Thomas G. Lammers