(August 1952)

Marvel, 1952 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
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Man Who Melted (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Monster Maker (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A statue maker falls in love with one of his statutes and finds a black magic spell that transmutes him into stone.

Skin-Deep (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A man is attempting to do a face transplant from a corpse but his interfering wife is always getting underfoot by trying to help him in his endeavors. When she burns the skin that he has harvested off the corpse in her attempt at cleaning up around the place, he fixes her wagon by transplanting the corpse's head onto her shoulder.

The Man Who Believed in Ghosts (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who lives next to a cemetery is not frighted of the ghosts which show up every night until he meets his own.

Skeleton in the Closet (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A rich man marries into a family of freaks.

The Vault of Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
9765
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Man Who Melted (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A forgetful inventor shoots his wife for testing his serum that will allow him to melt away and commit the perfect crime, but he forgets to devise a way to return himself to normal.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer per Atlas Tales suggested Sam Kweskin ? for pencils and inks.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Melted
  2. 1. The Monster Maker
  3. 2. Skin-Deep
  4. 3. The Man Who Believed in Ghosts
  5. 4. Skeleton in the Closet
  6. 5. The Vault of Doom
  7. 6. The Man Who Melted
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Bill Borre
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  • Peter Croome
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