(April 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 Face! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The Face! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-617
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A companion of a wealthy man finds out that he does have a son after all so he goes to an inventor that has a machine that can transfer a photo of a face onto a living person. The inventor and the companion exchange faces and it is revealed that the inventor is the wealthy man's son and the old man, in his will, left his companion all of his money.
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When the Creature Escapes (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-657
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A sea creature is captured and brought to an atomic testing facility. It attempts to communicate telepathically with the man who brought it there, but the man thinks it is evil and resists it. When it gets out of the tank, the man acquires a gun and hunts it down to kill it. After he does so, he encounters scientists who tell him that the creature shut down an out of control atomic pile saving all of their lives.
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The World's Strangest Crime (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-654
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Prisoner (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall (illustration)
Inks
Reed Crandall (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
H-729
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bill Benson; J.B. White
Synopsis
An unhappy foundry worker finds a message from a prisoner and rushes to help, finding that the message was merely a test of courage, and that his actions have gained him his dream job.
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Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The Lost Island! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Pete Morisi (signed)
Inks
Pete Morisi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-591
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Escape from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-616
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Great Myron
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To Walk Unseen (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
L-636
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Face!
  2. 1. The Face!
  3. 2. When the Creature Escapes
  4. 3. The World's Strangest Crime
  5. 4. The Prisoner
  6. 5. The Lost Island!
  7. 6. Escape from Nowhere!
  8. 7. To Walk Unseen
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