(September 1955)

Marvel, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
20th Century Comic Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint with Glossy Covers
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
was On-Going Series

The Locked Door! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

They Melt at Night! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-414
Synopsis
A scientist, who is bitter at having his ideas rejected, succeeds in developing a corrosive that melts automobiles. He plans to extort money for the counter agent, but has a change of heart when a dollar bill touches the corrosive and burns, thinking that it may be a sign of what could happen if a dictator gets control of his formula. He destroys the formula and resolves to work for the benefit of mankind.
Reprints

Night Visitor (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-728

The Unseen! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-457
Synopsis
Flame, TV's wonder dog, is revealed to be an alien placed on Earth four thousand years ago to spy for the coming invasion. Flame has grown to love Earth and sacrifices himself to destroy the alien armada.

The Time-Saver! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-447
Synopsis
A man finds a bank where he can save time deposits in order not to age. It works until the deposit slips are stolen by thieves.
Reprints

The Locked Door (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
G-453
Synopsis
A young man knocks over a vase and lies about it to his mother. He keeps the pieces in a sack because his conscience bothers him. When he tells his wife forty years later about the lie she reaches into the sack and pulls out the miraculously restored vase.

Indexer Notes

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

The Voices! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
G-458
Synopsis
Three men think they are playing a trick on an old man by broadcasting radio messages that he picks up and believes to be from another planet. They try to send him another message, but something blocks the transmission, and when they break down his door he is missing with only a message pad on the table that says "They have come for me at last!"
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Locked Door!
  2. 1. They Melt at Night!
  3. 2. Night Visitor
  4. 3. The Unseen!
  5. 4. The Time-Saver!
  6. 5. The Locked Door
  7. 6. The Voices!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers