(August 1952)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

Dead Man's Escape! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-438
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A convict from an island prison tries to escape by being dumped in the bay inside of a corpse bag. Instead of dumping him in the bay, a large well has been dug which they are now using to dispose of bodies, inhabited by a large octopus.
Reprints

Under the Knife! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-384
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
During an operation a man dies briefly and experiences a boatride with a beautiful woman named Zoe who is trying to outdistance Death. After passing dead man on the shore who died in battle as cowards and later on down the line, sirens, they are overtaken by Death. The man looks Death in the face and screams. He regains consciousness and the doctor congratulates him on his yell calling him a miracle since he was dead for seventeen minutes. He is taken to another doctor and he screams in his mind after anesthesia is administered because he had seen the man's face and it was that of...Death.
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Caraniti's Curse (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-525
Genre
horror-suspense
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He Who Laughs Last, Gets the Horselaugh (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-524
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who plays the rear end in a dummy horse act is jealous of the man who plays the head, so he kills him and when he returns to the stage that night, is trampled by the front part of the costume.
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Ed's Young Wife! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Brown
Inks
David Gantz
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-508
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man tries to get his lover's husband out of the way by sawing through the steering column of his car so it will give way on the mountain road, but is surprised to see him when he goes to his lover's abode. The husband tells him he wasn't feeling well that morning so he sent his wife in his place.
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Island of Horror (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-504
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Nick Allen; Wheeler; Jeannie; Ronstedt; Morel; Perry
Synopsis
A "ghoulish" reporter finds more than he bargained for when he meets with a mysterious stranger on a boat to talk about some local disappearances.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dead Man's Escape!
  3. 2. Under the Knife!
  4. 3. Caraniti's Curse
  5. 4. He Who Laughs Last, Gets the Horselaugh
  6. 5. Ed's Young Wife!
  7. 6. Island of Horror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue