(Fall 1941)

Marvel, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Joe Simon
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["60 Thrilling Pages of the Human Torch Fighting the Sub-Mariner in a Life and Death Struggle"] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Torch; the Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

You! Brought Back Daring Comics and Made it Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents)

Daring Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; some typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Citizen V; Rudy the Robot; The Li'l Prof; the Blue Diamond; the Silver Scorpion; The Fin; Captain Daring; the Thunderer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Daring Mystery Comics, which introduced Citizen V.
Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 1-24-08; found on the inside front cover.

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner as the World Faces Destruction!, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Princess Fen; Ka-Zar; Patriot [Jeff Mace]; Casey; Angel [Thomas Halloway]; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Rathia; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner gets his imperial kingdom to join in on the war against the Axis Powers, raging on above their heads...that is, until Rathia convinces him that he was meant to become the new Napoleon and conquer the world with her at his side!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

["G'wan! You can't belong to our club, Tack!"] (Table of Contents)

Tubby an' Tack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Houlihan ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tubby; Tack
Synopsis:
Tack is denied membership in a club because he is too small.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info provided by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Casey; Ka-Zar; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Rathia; Doctor Nostromas; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
Reprints:

Murder in the Underground (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Jay (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Inspector Horatio Crown; the Cockney; Bennett (villain, a Nazi)
Synopsis:
A broken button in the hand of a dead man in a subway leads Inspector Crown to the naval yards where he confronts a so-called British sailor, who, in reality, is an agent of the Gestapo seeking a new code book the dead man smuggled out of Germany.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks:
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Rathia; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unsolved Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Peer Baason
Synopsis:
Three unsolved mysterious are illustrated and written about, to include: world's greatest criminal, Peer Baason; a ghost convicted of murder; and the strange return of the R.E 8.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["60 Thrilling Pages of the Human Torch Fighting the Sub-Mariner in a Life and Death Struggle"]
    Human Torch
  2. 1. You! Brought Back Daring Comics and Made it Better Than Ever!
    Daring Comics
  3. 2. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner as the World Faces Destruction!, Part 1
    Human Torch
  4. 3. ["G'wan! You can't belong to our club, Tack!"]
    Tubby an' Tack
  5. 4. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 2
    Human Torch
  6. 5. Murder in the Underground
  7. 6. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 3
    Human Torch
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unsolved Mysteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose