(February 1957)

Marvel, 1956 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Atlas News Company, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Information on this issue supplied by the Timely/Atlas discussion group.


The Old Man Of The Mountain! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Old Man Of The Mountain! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-154

Come Into My Parlor (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-234

Indexer Notes

Oleck script per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2019/08/jack-oleck-stories-in-three-atl...

Six Strange Words (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-268
Synopsis
A thug threatens a sorcerer to tell him six words which allow him to send a man into limbo. After he uses them on the sorcerer he breaks the fourth wall and addresses the reader directly telling them they "know too much". He speaks the incantation once again, but this time he is the one to disappear into limbo where he finds the sorcerer laughing at him.
Reprints

Run, Coward, Run! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-191

The Wishing Machine (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hy Fleishman ?
Inks
Hy Fleishman ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
G-301
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Gerald Harper; Jimmy Gordon; Mrs. Gordon; Mr. Gordon
Synopsis
A man invents a wishing machine but loses the prototype on the way to the patent office.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

A Scream For Help (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Chris Rule
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-178

Foster's Fear (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-150

Indexer Notes

Oleck script per Martin O'Hearn: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2019/08/jack-oleck-stories-in-three-atl...

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Old Man Of The Mountain!
  2. 1. The Old Man Of The Mountain!
  3. 2. Come Into My Parlor
  4. 3. Six Strange Words
  5. 4. Run, Coward, Run!
  6. 5. The Wishing Machine
  7. 6. A Scream For Help
  8. 7. Foster's Fear
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Thomas G. Lammers
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
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  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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