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Issue Details

Issue #44
Published June 1956
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "Out of the Swamp!"

Pencils Sol Brodsky ?
Inks Sol Brodsky ?
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #2

4 page story "Out of the Swamps"

Synopsis A scientist discovers a type of lemur living in the swamp that only lives for a week. He gets the idea to conduct an experiment in accelerated evolution and they produce wondrous discoveries which he shares with mankind. His contact with the outside world wants the power that such information would give him and so, after defeating the villain, the lemurs decide to return to the swamp where they will soon go back to their old ways of living.
Pencils Dick Ayers
Inks Dick Ayers
Reprinted in Uncanny Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #2

4 page story "She Came From Nowhere"

Pencils John Forte
Inks John Forte

3 page story "Beyond Belief"

Synopsis An inventor develops a gas that suspends gravity and tests it out on a various houses before announcing his demands to the government. A stray dog jumps through an open window looking for a handout but the man shouts at it to get out. When it jumps back out the window it knocks over the entire canister of the gas sending the man's house into orbit.
Pencils Harry Lazarus
Inks Harry Lazarus
Reprinted in Weird Wonder Tales (Marvel, 1973 series) #4 (June 1974)

4 page story "Planet of Doom"

Pencils Bob McCarthy
Inks Bob McCarthy

4 page story "The Girl Who Didn't Exist"

Synopsis An archeologist fancies the maiden statue that is uncovered among Roman ruins so much that he is drawn back in time to marry her and become the next Caesar.
Pencils Paul Reinman
Inks Paul Reinman
Reprinted in Dead of Night (Marvel, 1973 series) #2 (February 1974)

2 page text story "Travelling Sam"

Characters Sam Craig
Synopsis A bookkeeper gives up his fantasies of travel and goes back to handball after a strange encounter with two Indian magicians.
Genre fantasy
Letters typeset
Reprinted in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #107 (August 1964) [page 1]; in Journey Into Mystery (Marvel, 1952 series) #108 (September 1964) [page 2]

4 page story "The Frightened Man"

Synopsis A man disguises himself as an alien from Pluto to fool a paranoid dictator into imprisoning his entire cabinet on suspicion to treason so that the people can overthrow him.
Pencils George Roussos
Inks George Roussos
Reprinted in Dead of Night (Marvel, 1973 series) #2 (February 1974)