(December 1955)

Marvel, 1955 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
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

All information from www.atlastales.com.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Illusion! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Illusion! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-930
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Richard Cole
Synopsis
Cole tells his psychiatrist how a comet eliminated all life on Earth except himself - he informs the psychiatrist that he's a hallucination. However, the psychiatrist maintains he's the last man on Earth and Cole is his own hallucination.
Reprints

The Baton (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
H-91
Reprints

The Totem! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
H-120
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Al Clark; Adams; Lew Grover; Pete Knowles
Synopsis
Clark's men find an Inuit who has a golden totem pole. They take the pole, but when nearly home they awaken to find they've shrunk over night and the totem is gone. They return to reclaim the totem, but the same thing happens again as they near home. Each of Clark's men abandon him as he becomes shorter until he's transformed into a face on the totem pole by aliens, friends of the Inuit man.
Reprints
Keywords
Inuit; totem pole

Power! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
H-40
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ronnie
Synopsis
Ronnie is confronted by sorcerers who reveal his family's divining rod is actually a magic wand which they need to regain power. Ronnie burns the wand.
Reprints
Keywords
divining rod

I Dare You to Look! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-849
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stephen Adams; Percival Crane
Synopsis
Stephen is always telling lies and Percival prosecutes him for them. Stephen discovers an opening in a tree which leads to the future and shows it to Percival. When Stephen and Percival try to tell others, they're both branded liars.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per bibliography published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 24, # 10, October 2013.

The Third Arm! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-982
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Johnny Evans; Mac Sutter; Ray; Frank
Synopsis
Johnny tells Mac how he discovered an underground world populated by three-armed men who vowed to transform him into one of their ranks. Johnny fled and has been running since. Then Mac reveals he's one of the three-armed men.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 25, No. 10, October 2013.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Illusion!
  2. 1. The Illusion!
  3. 2. The Baton
  4. 3. The Totem!
  5. 4. Power!
  6. 5. I Dare You to Look!
  7. 6. The Third Arm!
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