(June 1957)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Emgee Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Haunted Picture! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Secret of the Haunted Picture (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Angelo Torres (signed)
Inks
Angelo Torres (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-825
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An artist sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for one year of success. At the end of that year, he finds himself entrapped in one of his own paintings.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from www.atlastales.com.

Hide and Shriek (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-906
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
George Karus; Joe Ricardo; Rita; Bill; Khala
Synopsis
A voodoo priest takes his revenge on a man who got him expulsed from his tribe by playing a practical joke.
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Indexer Notes

Forte credits by Michael J. Vassallo, 2002-12-03 (Per Sandell ed.), Job number and signature of artists from the Atlas Tales website.

The Living Shadows! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Doug Wildey
Inks
Doug Wildey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-775
Synopsis
A medium brings the spirits of two living people, a smuggler and his intended bride, to meet with men who want to dig up his hidden gold. The smuggler's body follows its spirit and snatches the gold out from under the men's noses and disappears but the spirit of the intended bride falls in love with one of the men. She meets up with him years later in the flesh during the London blitz.
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Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 26, No. 4, April 2015.
Doug Wildey would use the same look for Chondu the Mystic in Tales of Suspense #9 in 1960.

It Happened in the Attic! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
L-793
Synopsis
A man goes back in time and kills his ancestor.
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Mystery Within The Walls (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
H-396
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Sam Catlett; Caspar; Ben Rump; Bill Rump
Synopsis
A local millionaire secludes himself from his old bowling buddies as he becomes wealthier, but they discover that he misses them so much that he has invented a robotic bowling alley.
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Too Smart to Live! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
L-815
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A criminal comes across a prospector who develops amnesia from a fall and convinces the fellow that he's the wanted crook by switching wallets with him. His ruse works too well, however, as the prospector begins to act like the hunted fugitive he believes himself to be.
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The Man Who Can't be Stopped (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks
Joe Orlando (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-765
Synopsis
A man builds a machine that will let him experience the thoughts of all people everywhere in order to gain power, but his mind can't handle the overload and shuts down.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Picture!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Haunted Picture
  3. 2. Hide and Shriek
  4. 3. The Living Shadows!
  5. 4. It Happened in the Attic!
  6. 5. Mystery Within The Walls
  7. 6. Too Smart to Live!
  8. 7. The Man Who Can't be Stopped
This issue was most recently modified by:
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