(May 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 Suitcase! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Slave Ship (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks
Bill Benulis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-210
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A captain of a salvage ship takes advantage of storm-wrecked vessels until the tables are turned upon him.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Gaflin's Ghost (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-58
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Dear Valentine! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks
Al Hartley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-245
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

A half-hearted swipe of EC's "Poetic Justice"
Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

It Happened in the Morgue (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-138
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A city coroner taking kick-backs from the mob in order to bury the bodies of murder victims quickly with false natural death certificates gets the same treatment from the new coroner.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. More information supplied by Flat File by the Atlas group.

The Suitcase! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-187
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A thief steals a suitcase containing shrunken heads and a formula for shrinking a head while the body still lives. The thief comes under a compulsion to ingest the formula and decapitate himself to add his head to the collection.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Crazy, Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-91
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who witnesses alien invaders possessing the bodies of important people to plan a takeover is placed in a mental institution and eventually released. When he comes across the same aliens, his first thought is to warn the authorities, but then he realizes that he'll be placed back in the institution so he keeps his mouth shut.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Suitcase!
  2. 1. Slave Ship
  3. 2. Gaflin's Ghost
  4. 3. Dear Valentine!
  5. 4. It Happened in the Morgue
  6. 5. The Suitcase!
  7. 6. Crazy, Man!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Matthew Head
  • 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