Mystic #41
(November 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Classic Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

The Test! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits per Atlastales.com Nick Caputo and Michael J. Vassallo.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Test! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed as Dick Ayers)
Inks
Dick Ayers ?; Ernie Bache ?
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
G-797
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An experimental psychologist conducting tests on hamsters has a dream wherein they become so intelligent that they escape their cages and turn the tables on him subjecting him to electric shocks whenever he attempts to leave the house. When he awakes from the dream, he terminates his intelligence enhancing experiment and gives the hamsters away as pets.
Reprints

The Genius (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-976

They Pass By Night! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Bob McCarthy ?
Inks
Bob McCarthy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-778
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
This story attempts to build drama by leading the reader to believe that a bus and a car are going to collide during the night but the last panel reveals the bus was traveling on the planet Mercury and so there was no danger of collision between the two vehicles.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

I Can Hear You Think! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Vic Carrabotta (signed as Vic Carrabotta)
Inks
Vic Carrabotta (signed as Vic Carrabotta)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-632
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dr. Wright; Johnny Downes; Professor Grant
Synopsis
After the first atomic bomb explodes children are born with the ability to read minds, which the government put to use as a tactical defense against the Communists.
Reprints

The Man Who Took a Walk! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Robert Q. Sale (signed as Robert Q. Sale)
Inks
Robert Q. Sale (signed as Robert Q. Sale)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-786
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man from Atlantis tours the scientific achievements of the surface world.
Reprints

One Who Dared (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed as ML)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed as ML)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G-834
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Mankind retreats from atomic horror to live underground for so many years that the past is forgotten and no one recalls why they had to leave the surface. One boy finds that he cannot be like the others and simply accept the situation so he takes the last remaining shaft up to the surface world. Opening the hatch sets off an alarm and the rest of the security detail follow him up to the surface where they discover a new paradise.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Test!
  2. 1. The Test!
  3. 2. The Genius
  4. 3. They Pass By Night!
  5. 4. I Can Hear You Think!
  6. 5. The Man Who Took a Walk!
  7. 6. One Who Dared
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Michael DeLisa
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Steve Jenner
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • chris bonham
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome