(May 1953)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index revised with information from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and atlastales.com.


"Z" for Zombie! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Dial 'Z' for Zombie! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-124
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
While in Haiti, Oscar Bellows steals the Voodoo Phone from the Voodoo Master. The phone allows the user to conjure up a zombie, which Bellows uses to get his revenge on those who wronged him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from www.atlastales.com. Synopsis from John Kaminski.

The Monster Inside (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
C-367
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Job number from www.atlastales.com.

Waitin' for Satan! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (signed)
Inks
George Tuska (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A shrewd man is so confident of his abilities that he makes a bargain with Satan that he can cheat his way to wealth if Satan gives him 1000 dollars to start with.
Reprints

Fifty-Fifty! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Hearne ?
Inks
Bill Savage ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-224
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
As per the terms of his divorce, a man cuts his stepson in half with an ax to take the top half.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. and John Kaminsky via atlastales.com. Saltarella previously credited Cal Massey on pencils and inks. Job number also from atlas tales.

The Terrible Teeth! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Winter
Inks
Chuck Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
C-178
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man gets the idea to rob a gambler by putting sleeping powder in his toothpaste. When he enters the room later that evening the intended victim shoots him. The would-be thief realizes in his final moments that the man had false teeth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from the Atlas Tales website. Winter art per John Kaminsky and Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. Saltarella previously credited Robert Q. Sale.

The Little Monsters (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
C-285
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A nephew visits his uncle on an African plantation to ask for help with his gambling debts. When the uncle refuses, he resolves to murder him for the inheritance.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Z" for Zombie!
  2. 1. Dial 'Z' for Zombie!
  3. 2. The Monster Inside
  4. 3. Waitin' for Satan!
  5. 4. Fifty-Fifty!
  6. 5. The Terrible Teeth!
  7. 6. The Little Monsters
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