Mystic #16
(January 1953)

Marvel, 1951 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
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

A Scream in the Dark! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Carl Burgos ?
Inks
Carl Burgos ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Possible Burgos inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Howard Nostrand.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Ghosts in the Night (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gil Kane ?; Carmine Infantino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-350
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

credits from atlastales.com. Possible Kane inks per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:

http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2013/04/carmine-infantino-1925-201…

Birth of a Vampire! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Woromay ?
Inks
Chris Rule ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-423
Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

art credits from atlastales.com

Dream's End (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-421
Reprints

The Most Miserable Man in the World (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Hubbell
Inks
Carl Hubbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-523
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man with terrible luck finally uses a book of black magic to summon the Devil, who informs him that he actually is in Hell.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

job number and credits from atlastales.com

A Scream in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
Sam Citron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-387
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a couple arrive at the end of the tunnel of love, they find that they have aged rapidly and the fairground deserted. They attempt to return the way they came, and they succeed in getting out the front entrance where the fair is still going on, but they remain of advanced age.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2009. Job number and art credits from atlastales.com

The Wooden Box (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-381
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
When a pawn shop owner opens a wooden box that he has been warned against opening, he is transformed into a skeleton.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits and job number from atlastales.com

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Scream in the Dark!
  2. 1. Ghosts in the Night
  3. 2. Birth of a Vampire!
  4. 3. Dream's End
  5. 4. The Most Miserable Man in the World
  6. 5. A Scream in the Dark!
  7. 6. The Wooden Box
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