(October 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

The Wax Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The Wax Men (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed) [as Joe S]
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed) [as Joe S]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-926
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man has dinner every night with wax figures around the table and refers to them as his family. A woman schemes to marry him for his money even though she believes him to be insane, but she finds out that they really are his family, as he is made of wax too.
Reprints

Enough Rope (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
D-207
Genre
horror-suspense

The Body Snatchers (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Luster (signed) [as A. L.]
Inks
Al Luster (signed) [as A. L.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-950
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Corpses rise to take revenge upon a doctor who deals with ghouls in order to procure bodies for his medical school.
Reprints

Juggernaut (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-905
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A priest convinces followers to sacrifice themselves under the wheels of a heavy cart so that he can steal their belongings. In the night the cart chases the priest up a hill and he sees that it is being pushed by the ghosts of the sacrificed men.
Reprints

Tennis Anyone? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-172
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A tennis player with poor form beats an expert with a racket consisting of strings of human intestine.
Reprints

The Last Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed) [as R Heath]
Inks
Russ Heath (signed) [as R Heath]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-983
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A bank robber shoots a clerk, and when he is slugged in the head by a police officer, he finds himself lost in a guilt induced fantasy where aliens have kidnapped all of Earth's population except for him and the clerk and the clerk dies in his arms from the bullet wound.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wax Men!
  2. 1. The Wax Men
  3. 2. Enough Rope
  4. 3. The Body Snatchers
  5. 4. Juggernaut
  6. 5. Tennis Anyone?
  7. 6. The Last Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Glenn MacKay
  • 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