(April 1957)

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

The Mystery of the Silent Fog! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
John Severin (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Mystery of the Silent Fog! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-702
Synopsis
When a typical American small town finds itself being transported through space the mayor hits upon the idea of ordering all the townspeople to dress outlandishly and do crazy things in the street so that they won't be typical and the aliens will lose interest in studying them. It works.
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The Fish Men! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Stein
Inks
Marvin Stein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-637
Synopsis
Fish men plot to take over the surface, but when they actually venture up there, they find the limitless space psychologically discomforting and the sun burns their skin. They return to the home beneath the waves that they are familiar with.
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Indexer Notes

Features the legendary city of Atlantis, first described in Timaeus and Critias by Plato (360 BC).

The Broken Statue (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (illustration)
Inks
Bob Powell (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
J-718
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The Betrayer (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-589
Synopsis
A soldier who had amnesia in the war feels driven to find out the name of the one who betrayed his squad to the Germans so he pulls a gun on the mayor of the town the ambush occurred in to make him talk. The mayor begs him to let the past rest, but the man insists. The mayor tells him that his amnesia has prevented him from recalling that he is the betrayer.
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The Too-Perfect Crime! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi (signed)
Inks
Pete Morisi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Pete Morisi ?

Job Number
L-576
Synopsis
A car thief invents a camera that allows him to shrink cars. The police become suspicious of him when multiple cars that he has photographed are reported as stolen and pay him a visit. He turns the camera on himself and after he has shrunk down, realizes that he has no way to activate the camera to restore himself to normal size.
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The City That Died! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-646
Synopsis
A man stumbles over a 'light image' of an Aztec city that died hundreds of years ago. The image disappears, and the man misplaces his treasure.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.

Midnight on the Moor! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-660
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A "Hound of the Baskervilles"-type story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of the Silent Fog!
  2. 1. Mystery of the Silent Fog!
  3. 2. The Fish Men!
  4. 3. The Broken Statue
  5. 4. The Betrayer
  6. 5. The Too-Perfect Crime!
  7. 6. The City That Died!
  8. 7. Midnight on the Moor!
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome