(November 1949)

Marvel, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

Job numbers from www.atlastales.com.

The Haunted Love! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sol Brodsky ?; Bill Everett ? (see notes)
Inks
Bill Everett ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Brodsky pencils and Everett inks or alterations per Nick Caputo.

A Night in Hangman's House! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
5534
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Duncan; Laura; Peter van Kleek
Synopsis
Duncan and Laura are forced to spend a night in an old house. The caretaker relates the legend of the old owner, Peter van Kleek, a wicked hangman. In the night, the caretaker dies and a ghostly rope tries to strangle Duncan but he severs it with an axe. They find Van Kleek's skeleton behind the fireplace and lay it to rest, hopefully ridding the house of the ghost.
Keywords
ghost; haunted house

Indexer Notes

Possible Forte pencils per Nick Caputo.

Spectacles of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
5419
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Andrew Ashendrew; Satan; Dame Crane; Reverend Smythe; Miriam; Morley; Christy
Synopsis
Andrew heartlessly casts Crane from her home. Dying, she lays a curse on him. When Andrew loses his glasses, Satan gives him a new pair. Andrew sees a beautiful woman and pursues her hand in marriage, but only after the wedding does Satan return Andrew's old glasses to him. The woman is horribly ugly.
Keywords
Lambeth; London

Fear Was My Playmate (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5768

Indexer Notes

Story information from www.atlastales.com.

Hands of Horror! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5840
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Samson; Morty Saunders; Zonina
Synopsis
Samson can supposedly sense when people are after his money through sensations in his hands. Morty sends Zonina to distract Samson while he steals Samson's money, but Morty is strangled by powerful hands, even though no one is in the room with him.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from atlastales.com

The Haunted Love! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Nancy Penner; Silas Mears; John Penner; Tim O'Leary
Synopsis
Nancy and John tell Tim why their lights are always on. Previously, they inherited Silas Mears' farm, but Silas' ghost haunted them, intent on making Nancy his bride because he'd loved her mother. Nancy gave the ghost a locket of her mother and it disappeared, but they remain ever fearful the ghost could return.
Keywords
ghost
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Haunted Love!
  2. 1. A Night in Hangman's House!
  3. 2. Spectacles of Doom!
  4. 3. Fear Was My Playmate
  5. 4. Hands of Horror!
  6. 5. The Haunted Love!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer