(August 1956)

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

Flee For Your Life! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Weeds (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-778
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Sailors enter the Sargasso sea and find that the seaweed there prolongs life and slows awareness of time when eaten because, when a hurricane develops and they are able to take advantage of the winds to leave the small island that they were marooned on, they come back to a futuristic port many years after they started.
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In the Shadows (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-620
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
When a man gets in a plane crash, a creature from another dimension offers to heal his wounds if he will love it. He agrees, but he notices odd things about the woman over time and she admits to him that she is not human. She begs him to forget what she has told him, but he backs away from her, so she transports him back to the scene of the crash. The creature heals him once again, but this time, disappears forever leaving the man with a strange sense of loss.
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Flee for Your Life! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-645
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
When a Martian father tells his son that things are bad on Mars, he tries to get an Earth couple to adopt him, but they realize he is a Martian and plan to turn him over to authorities. The boy flees, and spends years as a thief just to get by. After finding his sister, who has married a human and produced children without green hair like he has, he decides to use the flying saucer his father left behind to return to Mars in hopes that things are better there now.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

The Secret of the Black Forest (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-688
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A visitor from Jupiter finds the humans ungrateful to him when he attempts to build them modern domiciles.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Torres. Wessler script per Nick Caputo from biblio info in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2015.

Genius for Trouble (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Tartaglione
Inks
John Tartaglione
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-931
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Crisis! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Inks
Vic Carrabotta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-693
Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

A plot similar to "Fantastic Voyage"

The Long Sleep! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-745
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist looks down on the laborer that he has construct his suspended animation cabinet, but after awaking one thousand years in the future, he finds that he has only enough mental capacity for manual labor and comes to be content with his place in society.
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Indexer Notes

Forte credits by Michael J. Vassallo , 2002-12-03 (Per Sandell ed.)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flee For Your Life!
  2. 1. The Weeds
  3. 2. In the Shadows
  4. 3. Flee for Your Life!
  5. 4. The Secret of the Black Forest
  6. 5. Genius for Trouble
  7. 6. The Crisis!
  8. 7. The Long Sleep!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Dan Kurdilla