(December 1953)

Marvel, 1952 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
Animirth Comics Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Halfway Home! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Man who has injected himself with hypodermic needle is torn in half.

Indexer Notes

Cover has nothing to do with inside story with same name. Shows Independent Distributor logo. Shows ACMP (American Comic Magazine Publishers) Seal of Approval.

Credit information supplied by www.atlastales.com.

Colors: Stan Goldberg states himself.

The One Who Was Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman (signed)
Inks
Paul Reinman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-133
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Queen Cleopatra VII Philopater of Egypt (69-30 BC)
Synopsis
A man uses life restore serum to revive Cleopatra, but it also works on the Asp that she used to commit suicide, and it bites him.
Reprints

The Trap (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
D-271
Genre
horror-suspense

He Kidnaped [sic] a Rocket (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis ?
Inks
Jack Abel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D183
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A criminal hijacks a rocket, but unknown to him, its destination is a space prison colony.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credit information supplied by www.atlastales.com.

The Hunter (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Bob Stuart (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-100
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A hunter winds up on a planet where animals are the masters and place humans in zoos.
Reprints

Halfway Home! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-232
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist aboard a rocket without enough fuel to reach Earth wants to use a device to reduce the weight of the crew by half. When he tests it on a monkey, it shrinks the monkey to half-size, but when he tries it out on himself it cuts him in half.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credit information and Job Number supplied by www.atlastales.com.

Polio Precautions (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Look Out for the Martians (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D120
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man realizes that he is actually a Martian that has been incubated into a human infant and only becomes aware of his identity once maturity has been reached. Human agents called 'scanners' attempt to neutralize him, but fail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credit information confirmed by www.atlastales.com.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Halfway Home!
  2. 1. The One Who Was Dead
  3. 2. The Trap
  4. 3. He Kidnaped [sic] a Rocket
  5. 4. The Hunter
  6. 5. Halfway Home!
  7. 6. Polio Precautions
  8. 7. Look Out for the Martians
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Bill Borre
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Peter Croome
  • Kenneth English
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Walls