(April 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Dark Dungeon!/Ghouls Rush In!/The Talking Corpse!/Second Floor Rear! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Dark Dungeon (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9736
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man keeps mastiffs half-starved in the dungeon so that he can press a button to release them in the event thieves enter his house. His nephew drugs him and wheels his wheelchair into their enclosure so that he will get his money when the dogs finish him. The man's ghost comes back and does the same thing to the nephew.

Second Floor Rear! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9863
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A landlady rents an apartment to straw men.

The Flowers of Evil (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9702
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

story has 2 spot illustrations

Ghouls Rush In (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
9471
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A body snatcher is thwarted in his efforts by cemetery rats that chew through coffins in order to pull the bodies into their warrens.

Indexer Notes

Greg Gatlin notes: Signed R.A. The first story for Atlas by Dick Ayers, pencils, inks and lettering. Delivered to Stan Lee on 10/12/51.

Ayers pencilled a Timely crime story in 1949 that has not been found yet.

Off With His Head (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
9821
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An executioner is frightened to death when someone places a mirror in the bottom of his head basket so that he sees his own head in there.

Talking Corpse (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9806
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a medium is exposed as a fake, she shoots her client, but it turns out that she had more ability than she thought she did.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dark Dungeon!/Ghouls Rush In!/The Talking Corpse!/Second Floor Rear!
  2. 1. The Dark Dungeon
  3. 2. Second Floor Rear!
  4. 3. The Flowers of Evil
  5. 4. Ghouls Rush In
  6. 5. Off With His Head
  7. 6. Talking Corpse
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