(March 1954)

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 Vampire Man] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Vampire figure added by Carl Burgos.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Vampire Man (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Woromay ?
Inks
Larry Woromay ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-777
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Tom Malverne [Jack the Ripper]; vampires
Synopsis
This story postulates the Jack the Ripper killings were done by a hateful hunchback who wanted to become a vampire so he could kill mortals, but was repulsed by the sight of blood, so vampires killed him when he could not fulfill their condition that he partake of human blood before new year's eve.
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Keywords
Jack the Ripper; vampires

Indexer Notes

Possible Woromay art per Michael J. Vassallo.

The Black Box (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9986
Genre
horror-suspense
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From Out of the…Grave (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-849
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In old England, a hunch backed grave robber named Grimm makes his living digging up corpses and selling them to doctors to experiment on illegally. When the doctors are finished they have Grimm dispose of the bodies. In stead of putting them back in their graves Grimm simply tosses them in the river. One night however, the offended dead rise from their watery graves to get revenge against him, frightening him to death. When a new grave robber beings working for their doctors, his first dig is ironically Grimm himself.
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The Man Who Walked the Plank (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Werner Roth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-742
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
After a pirate captain's ship is sunk, he finds himself surrounded by sharks, floating on the plank he has forced many to walk off of. His undead victims from Davey Jone's locker jostle the plank, forcing him to walk it, until he tires and falls prey to the sharks.

The Faceless Ones (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-870
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The first space flight from Earth finds the astronauts landing in Hell.
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The Horrible House (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-880
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A wealthy man dreams of an atom bomb wrecking his house and burying him alive, so he goes into the country where he thinks he is safe and has a house built. The construction men warn him that the ground is soft, but he disregards their warning, and the entire house sinks beneath the earth with him inside.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Vampire Man]
  2. 1. The Vampire Man
  3. 2. The Black Box
  4. 3. From Out of the…Grave
  5. 4. The Man Who Walked the Plank
  6. 5. The Faceless Ones
  7. 6. The Horrible House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • David Haglund
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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