(August 1949)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Copy with arrival date of 5/25 known.

The Ghoul Strikes (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Martin Nodell
Inks
Martin Nodell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover credits via Tony Isabella from Gary Colabuono who was able to glean the information from Martin Nodell's personal effects. Cover art formerly credited to Gene Colan.

The Haunted Room (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5378
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Uknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:
http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2011/08/gene-colan-1926-2011-timel…

Previous indexer credited Gene Colan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Carl Burgos ? (illustrations)
Inks
Carl Burgos ? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Advertises Amazing Mysteries (Marvel, 1949 series) #33 (July 1949), with cover reproduction.

Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. C. Beck
Pencils
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Gool Strikes! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
5575
Characters
Doctor Kirby; the Gool
Synopsis
Doctor Kirby battles the giant monster called the Gool.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features the second atomic bomb detonation of Operation Crossroads at Bikini Atoll (25 Jul 1946). Note in last panel reads, “Don’t dare miss the "Mark of the Gool" in the next issue of Marvel Mystery!”. That sequel never appeared.

Pencil credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. via atlastales.com

Step Into the Mirror of Madness! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5435

Out of the Past (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
[5645 ?]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number and reprints surmised on the basis of comparison with other text stories recorded in www.atlastales.com (Ethan C. Hoddes, 03/09/10).

Beware of the Cat! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5376
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Ken Bald ? (illustration)
Inks
Ken Bald ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Only Magazine of Its Kind in the World!

Indexer Notes

House ad for Venus (Marvel, 1948 series).

The Man Who Fled from the Future! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5418
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo's blog:
http://timely-atlas-comics.blogspot.com/2011/08/gene-colan-1926-2011-timel…

Previous indexer credited Gene Colan.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghoul Strikes
  2. 1. The Haunted Room
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Gool Strikes!
  6. 5. Step Into the Mirror of Madness!
  7. 6. Out of the Past
  8. 7. Beware of the Cat!
  9. 8. ["The Only Magazine of Its Kind in the World!"]
  10. 9. The Man Who Fled from the Future!
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