(July 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

Mr. Mason's Strange Problem! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
John Severin
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks: Credits from Steven Grant via the GCD Error List (11 August 2007).
Coloring credit confirmed by Stan Goldberg.

The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Infantino
Inks
Jimmy Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-42
Synopsis
A man is going to be hanged on Monday so he escapes from jail and gets a potion from a witch doctor that will remove all Mondays from his life. He forgot that he was born on a Monday.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

The Voice from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Woodbridge (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-90
Synopsis
A man at the airport picks up a suitcase containing a ventriloquist's doll by accident and it gives life-saving advice to the pilot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Effigy! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
M-120
Synopsis
A painter paints a painting of a dead man he dislikes who shoots him in the shoulder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

We the Jury (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-61
Synopsis
When a man on trial for murder suddenly finds himself within the jury room as a mental projection, he possesses one juror and argues forcefully for a second degree conviction so he will not be sent to the chair. What he doesn't know until after the verdict is read is that the other jurors actually wanted to acquit him.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Man of History (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-372

Indexer Notes

Job number suggests this is an unpublished inventory story or a reprint from an unknown source a year previous.

The Night of March 5th (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-523
Synopsis
A spy steals a time machine that moves him forward one year. When people he knows react with fear when they see him, he sets the machine to take him back one year. As his boss brings in gunmen to liquidate him, he realizes his friends were afraid because he is dead one year hence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Newspaper on page 3 is the Daily Bugle.

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 Oct 1956. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Monroe Froehlich, Jr., Business Manager.

Mister Mason's Strange Problem (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
M-112
Synopsis
A man insults a fakir and is punished by gradually being removed from existence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mr. Mason's Strange Problem!
  2. 1. The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed!
  3. 2. The Voice from Nowhere
  4. 3. Effigy!
  5. 4. We the Jury
  6. 5. Man of History
  7. 6. The Night of March 5th
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Mister Mason's Strange Problem
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • chris bonham
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Thomas G. Lammers