(May 1953)

Marvel, 1950 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

The Girl Who Couldn't Die!/The Withered Hand!/The Strange Children!/The Maggots! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Withered Hand (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
C-248?
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
John Clay
Synopsis
While in Tibet John Clay steals a priceless ruby that a monk tells him contains a sinner's soul. While stealing it he also removes the monk's hand. With his dying breath the monk says that he will come for John when his (the monk's) hand turns to ashes. John escapes and sells the ruby and becomes rich. Now he has to try to keep the monk's hand from turning to ashes.
Reprints

The Maggots (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Hy Rosen (signed)
Inks
Hy Rosen ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-295
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scientist confirms his theory that the eggs which produce maggots are found in living tissue.
Reprints

Meet the Bride! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Savage
Inks
Bill Savage
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
C-308
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Savage art per Michael J. Vassallo. Previous indexer credited Matt Fox.

Dead of Night (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
C-404
Genre
horror-suspense

The Strange Children (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Kweskin
Inks
Sam Kweskin
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
C-361
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sorcerer is cheated when he fulfills his end of the bargain to remove all of the roaches from a town, so he brings them all back and transforms the people's children into roaches as well.
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The Girl Who Couldn't Die (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-265
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Lee Fuller; Lisa
Synopsis
A scientist attempts to reanimate his dead lover. After years of failed attempts he succeeds, but she kills herself at the sight of his decades old body.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl Who Couldn't Die!/The Withered Hand!/The Strange Children!/The Maggots!
  2. 1. The Withered Hand
  3. 2. The Maggots
  4. 3. Meet the Bride!
  5. 4. Dead of Night
  6. 5. The Strange Children
  7. 6. The Girl Who Couldn't Die
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Brown; M Vassallo; F Motler; J Selegue