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Issue Details

Issue #29
Published February 1955
Frequency bi-monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee
Notes 1st Comics Code issue

Cover Details - "Only One to a Customer!"

Genre science fiction
Pencils Carl Burgos ?
Inks Carl Burgos ?

5 page story "Only One To a Customer"

Synopsis After a pitchman abuses the hospitality of tiny alien visitors by attempting to sell them on the street for profit, they take him back to their planet where he is sold as a toy mechanical giant.
Pencils Seymour Moskowitz
Inks Seymour Moskowitz
Reprinted in Vault of Evil (Marvel, 1973 series) #12 (August 1974)

4 page story "The Barefoot Man"

Synopsis A thief desires to acquire a pair of boots for the status that it will afford him, so he steals the first pair that he comes across, but they belong to a murderer and the authorities track him down by the prints his boots leave in the dirt.
Pencils Robert Sale
Inks Robert Sale
Reprinted in Giant-Size Werewolf (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)

5 page story "Sarah"

Synopsis A woman attempts to steal a sword that used to belong to Benedict Arnold from a farmer who dug it up on his property, but when she is confronted by a silent, grinning stranger whom she takes to be a rival collector, her shame gets the better of her and she confesses her theft to a passing police car rather than be turned over to the police by the man. After the police lead her away, the man is revealed to be a French tourist seeking directions who knows no English.
Pencils Joe Sinnott
Inks Joe Sinnott
Reprinted in Dead of Night (Marvel, 1973 series) #6

4 page story "Deep Down"

Synopsis A man is chased by a monster in a cave and so blocks him in with a large gold nugget. He wants the gold but cannot figure out how to remove it without the monster getting him. Every year for 50 years he has returned to the surface and recruited another to help him think of a way to acquire the gold without being attacked. The story ends when all 50 men leave the cave after deciding that there was no way and the gold wasn't worth the effort.
Genre Horror
Reprinted in Dead of Night (Marvel, 1973 series) #5 (August 1974)

2 page text story "Death Comes Calling"

Letters typeset

5 page story "The Albatross"

Synopsis When a sailor kills an albatross, which represents good luck to the crew, the ship flounders with a dead radio until the men lash the sailor to the mast with the albatross tied around his neck as punishment. When the man dies, the ship's bad fortune clears, and they make their way back to port.