(January 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-27
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

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1952, page 5, registration number B388844.


Tarantula!/The Woman Who Wasn't!/Jaws of Death!/He Kept Him in Stiches! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Woman Who Wasn't (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
B-546
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a wealthy land beneath Greece, descendants of Medusa deal with thieves by incorporating them into their snake-heads.
Reprints

The Lion's Mouth (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins ?
Inks
Ed Robbins ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-641
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A lion-tamer hates his wife and so he trains the lion that he puts his head in to hate her too. His wife decides to get rid of him by sewing a picture of herself on the skullcap he wears when he puts his head in the lion's mouth.
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The Thing in the Cave (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein ? (illustration)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-470
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

He Kept Him in Stitches (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Larry Woromay
Inks
Larry Woromay
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
B-656
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A surgeon gets the chance to operate on a Communist overlord and leaves his scalpel inside of him near his heart so that when he recovers enough in two days to move, he will die.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Larry Woromay art per Dr. Michael J. Vassallo.

Jaws of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cal Massey (signed)
Inks
Cal Massey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-495
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a bank-robber's partner runs out on him and leaves him behind for the police, his ghost fools the sap with false promises of stolen money hidden in the alligator pit into getting devoured.
Reprints

The Tarantula! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hy Rosen
Inks
Hy Rosen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-422
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A village is victimized by vampire tarantulas.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tarantula!/The Woman Who Wasn't!/Jaws of Death!/He Kept Him in Stiches!
  2. 1. The Woman Who Wasn't
  3. 2. The Lion's Mouth
  4. 3. The Thing in the Cave
  5. 4. He Kept Him in Stitches
  6. 5. Jaws of Death
  7. 6. The Tarantula!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jason Sacks
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • 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