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Menace (1953 Atlas) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 1

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. One Head Too Many!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett. The Man Who Couldn't Move, script by Stan Lee, art by George Tuska; A woman hires a man to kill her paralyzed husband making it look like a car accident, but he gets his sleeve caught in the door and goes over the cliff with the car. Poor Mr. Watkins, script by Stan Lee, art by Werner Roth; A practical joker torments a timid librarian until he transforms into a monster. They Wait in Their...Dungeon!, art by Russ Heath; After an execution in the gas chamber, a sadistic warden faces a revolt by the inmates and attempts to flee downstairs. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 2

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. The Man in Black, script by Stan Lee, art by George Tuska; A communist agent mistakes his contact for the man he is supposed to kill. Burton's Blood!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett; A vampire sleeps for years after gorging on all the blood available to him in the atomic war of 1998. Rocket to the Moon, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Sinnott; A lab assistant builds a rocket that will travel to the moon and volunteers to fly it, but his boss wants the credit, so he knocks him out and takes off. On with the Dance!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A dancer who wants a part threatens the girl who got it with a gun to resign. Unfortunately for her, this girl is a witch. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 3

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Men in Black, script by Stan Lee, art by John Romita; After losing his job, Jim Horton organizes a gang that wears black hoods to beat and rob anyone he considers "foreign," but his bigotry leads to his death. Werewolf!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett; A man goes into the forest in order to find proof of werewolves and is attacked; He shoots the beast and returns home to his shrew wife, but he has been bitten. Rodeo!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A rodeo clown tries to get rid of his rival by pretending to trip and failing to distract the bull when the rival is thrown off the bull during the riding event. You're Gonna Live Forever, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A gangster drinks a serum that will allow him to live forever and goes to hide out in the bayou where he falls into a pit of quicksand. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 4

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. A Vampire Is Born, script by Stan Lee, art by Fred Kida; this story reveals that Stalin was a vampire. Escape to the Moon!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; A spy fails in his effort to steal an element required in the construction of a hydrogen bomb so he knows he faces death if caught by the police or the Communists. Genius!, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A super intellect grows tired among life on Earth as mere humans are like children to him when he receives a telepathic message from what appears to be a beautiful woman on Saturn imploring him to build a rocket to journey to her. The Madman, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett; Nurse Jane Bryant arrives at the mysterious Hagstone Sanitarium for a job, but she is really there on a secret mission of her own. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 5

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    Cover art by Bill Everett. Zombie!, script by Stan Lee, art by Bill Everett; Simon Garth, the Zombie, wanders through the swamps of Louisiana, until it is time to answer the call of his master, Gyps. Crack-Down!, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A gang lord warns a small time hood not to pull any jobs in the next couple of weeks because a senator is in town, or else. Nightmare!, script by Stan Lee, art by George Tuska; Hunk Gillem returns home after a night of drinking only to be plagued by nightmares of being chased by the corpse of Tom Britton, a man that he had murdered. Rocket Ship!, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; In the year 2005 a rocket ship heads for Venus to relieve over population on Earth, but unfortunately the atmosphere of Venus dissolves human flesh like acid. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 6
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Spine of cover completely split & re-attached with tape. Cover Detached. Piece re-attached to cover with tape.
    • Label #2106086005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Cover-to-cover mold.

    "The Graymoor Ghost" (script by Stan Lee), "Checkmate!" (script by Lee, art by Gene Colan), "The Corpse" (script by Lee, art by Russ Heath), "Flying Saucer!" (script by Lee, art by John Romita Sr.), and a two-page text story, "Trapped." Bill Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 7

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. Fresh Out of Flesh!, script by Stan Lee, art by Syd Shores; A Blade Runner-type story where the replicant hunter doesn't realize that he's one of them. The Planet of Living Death, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath. The Witch in the Woods, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Sinnott; When a father reads his son "Hansel and Gretel" he realizes how gruesome fairy tales really are. Your Name Is Frankenstein!, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; The Frankenstein monster seeks companionship and finds only rejection and hate. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 8

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    Cover art by Carl Burgos. The Lizard-Man, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; A representative of an underground race of lizard-men asks the leaders of UN countries for some surface territory for their people; When he is rebuffed, he releases volcanic activity upon the surface world. The Werewolf Was Afraid, art by John Romita; An English sports hunter journeys to Austria with the intention of hunting werewolves. The Face of Horror, script by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath; Derck Winters is quite possibly the ugliest man in the world; Trapped within a pitiful existence, Derck's shame prevents him from forming any sort of social bonds including friendships, romantic relationships or even the ability to hold a job. The Wooden Woman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 9

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    Cover art by Gene Colan. Kill Me a Monster, art by Paul Reinman; A professor hires an assassin to kill creatures who possess the bodies of men. Blood Relation, art by Ed Winiarski; This story postulates that love can cure hereditary vampirism. The Fangs of the Wolf, art by Bill Everett; A man who shoots dogs for fun is bitten by a werewolf; He even has hired a sharpshooter to kill any strays that might venture onto his property, but he regrets this action when he changes to wolf form and his hired hand shoots him. Symphony in Death, art by Joe Maneely; When a music critic steals a work from a composer and passes it off as his own, the composer attaches a rope to a phonograph and strangles the critic slowly by playing the recording. The Walking Dead, art by John Forte; A zombie tries to eat a man but is tricked into a crematory chamber. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 10
    Published Mar 1954 by Atlas.

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    Cover art by Russ Heath. Half Man, Half...?, art by Robert Q. Sale; A scientist invents a cobalt bomb that results in monstrous mutations in a few individuals present at the test site. The Night Crawlers, art by Tony DiPreta; A man who enjoys hunting night crawlers at night strangles his wife when she threatens to leave him and he buries the body in the yard. The Fake!, art by Al Eadeh; A hag that expertly applies makeup looks for a rich elderly man to support her. The Plotters!, art by Sheldon Moldoff; This story is told from the point of view of ants plotting to conquer humanity. In The Cardboard Box, art by Joe Sinnott; An old homicidal maniac uses his disguise as a mute wheelchair bound cripple to throw suspicion off of himself as he cuts off people's heads and collects them as trophies. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Menace (1953 Atlas) 11
    Published May 1954 by Atlas.

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    Cover art by Harry Anderson. I, The Robot, art by John Romita; A robot is given a command to kill the man in the room by someone who wishes to steal it after the robot has slain its creator. A Fate Worse Than Death, art by Seymour Moskowitz; A space explorer takes a poison capsule after learning a hideous female alien has selected him for her mate upon reaching her maturity day. Only a Beast, art by Al Eadeh; A bed-ridden old man hates those who will inherit his money so he establishes hypnotic control of his dimwitted caretaker and convinces him that he loves the woman and her husband is mean to her, so he must kill those who harm the one he loves. My Other Body!, art by Jack Katz; A man's conscience convinces him to steal money from a jewelry store for his girlfriend. Locked In!, art by Bob Powell; A woman trails after her husband for twenty years because, after they murdered a family, he skipped out on her with the loot. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.