(June 1952)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee

Frankie Was Afraid! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010. Cover includes CCA star.

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

Frankie Was Afraid! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
A-240
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Frankie Dunlap; Dr. Philip Le Deoux; Connie
Synopsis
Frankie is afraid of midnight and Le Doux promises to cure him, bringing him to a cemetery to prove Frankie's fears of ghosts are unfounded, but at midnight Frankie becomes a vampire and kills the doctor.
Keywords
vampire

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Endless Steps (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9986
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010. Second page printed after sequence 5, split with statement of ownership.

Kiss of Death (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-177
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dede; Xanthia; Albert Zane; Hemus
Synopsis
In legend, Hemus had been philandering with various women until Xanthia killed him so no one else could have him. Dede is taken by Hemus' statue and is amazed when he comes to life. However, the statue of Xanthia comes to life and jealously kills Dede.
Keywords
Greece

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Robert Solomon
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

For 1 October 1951. Stan Lee, Editor; Martin Goodman, Managing Editor; Robert Solomon, Business Manager. Sequence from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Once Upon a Corpse (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Elkin (signed as M. Elkin); Gil Kane (see notes)
Inks
Marty Elkin (signed as M. Elkin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-117
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Monk Bennet; Buddy Jones; Lewis Jones
Synopsis
Monk wants to kidnap and ransom Buddy but when he grabs him, spectral energy drains the life from Monk's body, reducing him to a skeleton; Buddy was a dead child who had assumed human form.

Indexer Notes

Art credits and job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Some additional Kane pencils per Jim Vadeboncour Jr via atlas tales:

https://www.atlastales.com/issue/1361

I Can't Stop Screaming (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-167
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mr. Green
Synopsis
A strange man offers astounding silk cloth for Green to sell. Green sneaks into the man's house to find more of the silk but discovers the man is a human-sized spider who makes his own silk and now he's hungry.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

The Neat Trick (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-186
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Harry Bogan; Lokar
Synopsis
Harry exposes Lokar's magic tricks. As revenge, Lokar offers to show Harry how to make his head disappear. Once Harry's head is gone Lokar refuses to undo the spell.

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers via the Timely-Atlas Group (timely-atlas@yahoogroups.com) April 2010.

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncour Jr via atlas tales: https://www.atlastales.com/issue/1361

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Frankie Was Afraid!
  2. 1. Frankie Was Afraid!
  3. 2. Endless Steps
  4. 3. Kiss of Death
  5. 4. [Statement of Ownership]
  6. 5. Once Upon a Corpse
  7. 6. I Can't Stop Screaming
  8. 7. The Neat Trick
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