1939 - 1941
Country:
United States
Number of Issues:
39
Notes:
This is the original business name under which Martin Goodman began publishing comics in 1939. It was used on all issues up to and including those cover-dated March 1941 or Winter 1940-1941, spanning the period from Marvel Comics #1 to Captain America Comics #1. It was replaced by Timely Comics, Inc. starting with all issues cover-dated April 1941 or Spring 1941.

Editorial address during the 1939-1941 period: 330 W. 42nd St., N. Y., N. Y.
Publication addresses:
* Marvel Comics #1: 81 Spring St., Newark, N. J.
* Dec. 1939 - May 1940 (Marvel Mystery [#5-7 unconfirmed] and Daring Mystery): 8 Lord St., Buffalo, N. Y.
* June 1940 onwards: Meriden, Conn. [Marvel Mystery #8 unconfirmed]
Mystic Comics #1 and #2 (March and April 1940) give no separate publication address and filed for 2nd class status in New York, N. Y. Mystic Comics #3 (June, 1940) gives no separate publication address but filed for 2nd class status in Meriden, Conn. As of #4, the publication address is Meriden, Conn.
Editing
Issue Publication Date Brand
Captain America Comics (1941 series) #1 March 1941
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #1 January 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #2 February 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #3 April 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #4 May 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #5 June 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #6 September 1940
Gayety (1943 series) #4 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #5 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #6 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #7 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #8 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #9 ?
Gayety (1943 series) #10 ?
The Human Torch (1940 series) #2 Fall 1940
The Human Torch (1940 series) #3 Winter 1940-1941
Marvel Comics (1939 series) #1 October 1939
Marvel Comics (1939 series) #1 November 1939
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #2 December 1939
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #3 January 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #4 February 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #5 March 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #6 April 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #7 May 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #8 June 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #9 July 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #10 August 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #11 September 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #12 October 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #13 November 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #14 December 1940
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #15 January 1941
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #16 February 1941
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #17 March 1941
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #1 March 1940
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #2 April 1940
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #3 June 1940
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #4 July 1940 (August 1940)
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #5 March 1941
Red Raven Comics (1940 series) #1 August 1940