(March 1953)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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
Sam Kweskin; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Sam Kweskin; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg. Sidebar art by Carl Burgos.

I Die Too Often (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-933
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A convicted killer has a repeating dream of dying in the electric chair. Finally, the event is real and he is relieved the dreams have stopped in the peace of death...until he hears the warden summon his ghost from its grave and back through the green door. He realizes that he is damned to an eternity of executions.
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The Window (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-959
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Howard Stevens
Synopsis
A lawyer's hotel window looks out on an alien landscape, allowing him to discover the Martian plan to conquer Earth.
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The Vandals! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-947
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When four vandals enter a museum at night to cut off the gold heads from a hydra idol, they end with their heads placed upon the evil idol.

Casper's Boss! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Landau (signed)
Inks
Ken Landau
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-852
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When his smoker boss doesn't lend him the money he needs for his wife's operation and she dies, a man ties the smoker up in a shed filled with explosives.

They Don't Complain (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Kweskin (signed)
Inks
Sam Kweskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-921/971?
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
This story postulates that dead people remain aware and sensate during their autopsies.
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Red as a Lobster (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-784
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Lobsters get their revenge on a diver who likes to boil them alive in order to observe their suffering by herding him into a hot-spring.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership: Current Detective Stories; Editor: Stan Lee; Managing editor: Martin Goodman; Business manager: Monroe Froehlich, Jr.; Owners: Current Detective Stories, Martin Goodman, Jerome A. Perles, Morris Siegel; Notary public: Tess Harwood, signed 8 September 1952

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Die Too Often
  3. 2. The Window
  4. 3. The Vandals!
  5. 4. Casper's Boss!
  6. 5. They Don't Complain
  7. 6. Red as a Lobster
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • 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