(June 1954)

Marvel, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Atlas [black & white]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Toro
Reprints:

Vampire Tale! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
E-239

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Aliens from Psi Centauri
Synopsis:
Torch and Toro encounter alien bat people who explain that vampires are their criminals that they exiled to Earth long ago when there was no intelligent life. A scout ship having informed them that there is now an intelligent species on the planet being preyed on by the vampire aliens, the bat people are now rounding up vampires to deposit on some other planet without an intelligent species since they do not believe in killing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Panel one splash drawn by Carl Burgos, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.

A Spy There Was... (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
E-327

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Chief Wilson; Jan Sharda; Dean Prentiss (introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Panel one of splash drawn by Carl Burgos, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.

Ghost Lights (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
9736

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

[The Underwater People] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett ?
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett
Job Number:
E-393

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Namora; Rod Hunter (death); Chick Hunter (death; Dolores
Reprints:

The Menace of the Unhuman! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Ayers
Job Number:
E-328

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Pete Foray (death); Margot; Doctor Manning
(Tycloss alien, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Burgos drew panel one of the splash, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch
  2. 1. Vampire Tale!
    Human Torch
  3. 2. A Spy There Was...
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Ghost Lights
  5. 4. [The Underwater People]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. The Menace of the Unhuman!
    Human Torch
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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