(June 1957)

Marvel, 1957 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Postal Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some basic information on this issue from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.


The Great Whale / Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Homer

Indexer Notes

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-913
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at all the policemen!
Genre
children; humor
Characters
Homer; Dugan; Melvin; Zelda; Tony Tuughguy
Synopsis
The gang accidentally helps to capture wanted criminal Tony Toughguy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Homer the Happy Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (A)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Homer, wake up!
Genre
children
Characters
Homer; Momma
Synopsis
Momma nags Homer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Zelda the Scatter-Brained Witch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (B)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, I wonder what Zelda is crying about?
Genre
children
Characters
Zelda; Homer
Synopsis
Zelda won a prize at a costume party -- but she wasn't wearing a costume!

[Great Whale] (Table of Contents: 4)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-909
Genre
children
Characters
Homer; Zelda; Melvin; Dugan
Synopsis
The gang goes to see the movie "Moby Dick" and then goes out to hunt a real white whale.

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from the cover of this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dugan the Dead-End Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (C)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whee...this is fun!
Genre
children
Characters
Dugan; Homer
Synopsis
Dugan gets in trouble for throwing snowballs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Snappy the Ghost Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (D)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a stray dog for me to catch!
Genre
children
Characters
Snappy; Dogcatcher Thatcher
Synopsis
Snappy can't be caught.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Ghost Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (E)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got an idea, gang...
Genre
children
Characters
Homer; Dugan; Melvin; Alice; Gobby; Zelda
Synopsis
The gang has a race.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Homer the Happy Ghost / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-910
Characters
Homer

Indexer Notes

coloring contest page

The Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
F-860
Genre
children
Reprints

[Sleeping Beauty] (Table of Contents: 10)

Adventures of Homer Ghost / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-911
Genre
children
Characters
Homer; Zelda; Gobby; Dugan; Melvin
Synopsis
Homer falls asleep reading a book of fairy tales and meets Sleeping Beauty in a dream.

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from the cover of this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Melvin the Mixed-Up Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (F)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Melvin...that's a nice sled you have there!
Genre
children
Characters
Melvin; Gobby
Synopsis
Gobby tricks Melvin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Alice the Little Girl Ghost / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Tony DiPreta ?
Inks
Tony DiPreta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-912 (G)
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna make sure Alice goes to the dance with me tonight!
Genre
children
Characters
Alice; Homer; Dugan; Zelda
Synopsis
Alice gets Homer to do her chores.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Whale / Sleeping Beauty
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  2. 1. ["Look at all the policemen!"]
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  3. 2. ["Homer, wake up!"]
    Homer the Happy Ghost
  4. 3. ["Golly, I wonder what Zelda is crying about?"]
    Zelda the Scatter-Brained Witch
  5. 4. [Great Whale]
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  6. 5. ["Whee...this is fun!"]
    Dugan the Dead-End Ghost
  7. 6. ["There's a stray dog for me to catch!"]
    Snappy the Ghost Dog
  8. 7. ["I've got an idea, gang..."]
    The Ghost Gang
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Homer the Happy Ghost
  10. 9. The Dinosaur
  11. 10. [Sleeping Beauty]
    Adventures of Homer Ghost
  12. 11. ["Hi Melvin...that's a nice sled you have there!"]
    Melvin the Mixed-Up Ghost
  13. 12. ["I'm gonna make sure Alice goes to the dance with me tonight!"]
    Alice the Little Girl Ghost
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tom Lammers and John P. Selegue
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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