(January 1943)

Marvel, 1942 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee (Editorial and Art Director)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy Cover
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Baby / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee ?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?; George Klein ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Lists Stan Lee as Editorial and Art Director, Bill King as Associate, Vince Fago and Ernest Hart as Animation Supervisors, Mel Barry as technical advisor, Frank Carino, A. Allen Jaffee, Dennis Neville, and Kin Platt as Layout Designers, Gary Keller, M. Acquaviva, and David Gantz as Special Effects, George Klein, Mike Sekowsky, and E. Win[iarski] as Chiefs of Staffs, Robert Solomon as Consulting Expert, and Stanley Martin [Lieber, aka Stan Lee] as Script and Story Specialist.

Inside front cover.

["Would you like to know how Hitler got that medal?"] (Table of Contents)

Widjit Witch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Kin Platt (signed)
Inks:
Kin Platt (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Widjit Witch; Goobee the Goblin; Adolf Hitler (in crystal ball and off-panel)

Indexer Notes

The signatures are tiny and nearly illegible along the bottom edge of the splash page under the flames.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

The Prince of Wails (Table of Contents)

Super Baby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck ?
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Super Baby (introduction; origin)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

["How ya feelin', Buck?"] (Table of Contents)

Morty and Buck Baboon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Morty; Buck; Daisy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

["If I don't get some fire soon..."] (Table of Contents)

Tommy Cat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
David Gantz ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tommy Cat

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

Hoiman Calls Mooger a Plidicawiggle! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Goodman (signed); Regina N. Gerber (notary public)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Stan Lee (editor); Martin Goodman (owner; managing editor); Abraham Goodman (business manager); Timely Comics, Inc. (owner, publisher)

Synopsis:
Statement of Ownership of Comedy Comics published monthly at Meriden, Conn., for October 1, 1942.
All addresses given as 330 W. 42nd St., N.Y., N.Y.

["Hi ya, kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Krazy Komics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win ? (semi-legible)] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

The signature in the bottom left is tiny and barely legible. "Win" is definitely in there, but there might be another name, perhaps the inker. Looks like Lee-Win-Klein in my copy.

Features the cast of Krazy Komics.

["Oh boy, some fun!"] (Table of Contents)

Percy Penguin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Percy; Fizz; Mrs. Frammis

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

["Rabbits are the most annoying creatures in the world!"] (Table of Contents)

Floop and Skilly Boo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Vince Fago [as V. Fago] (signed)
Inks:
Vince Fago
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Floop (introduction); Skilly Boo (introduction); Pop (introduction, Floop's father)

Indexer Notes

Tiny signature in lower left corner of the splash panel.
Who's Who credits Fago as pen/ink/ and has only Stan Lee as credited for wr/ in 1942.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

["Hi folks!"] (Table of Contents)

Waldo and Ferdy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
Al Jaffee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Waldo; Ferdy

Indexer Notes

At one point, Waldo says "Now I'll show you a trick I saw somebody pull in Krazy Komics!!"

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comedy Fun Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Fago ?
Inks:
Vince Fago ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

Hero! (Table of Contents)

Skip O'Hare / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Skip O'Hare

["From the screen to you!!"] (Table of Contents)

Terry-Toons Comics #1 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

At Last! (Table of Contents)

Krazy Komiks #4 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Super Baby
  3. 2. ["Would you like to know how Hitler got that medal?"]
    Widjit Witch
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  5. 4. The Prince of Wails
    Super Baby
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  7. 6. ["How ya feelin', Buck?"]
    Morty and Buck Baboon
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  9. 8. ["If I don't get some fire soon..."]
    Tommy Cat
  10. 9. Hoiman Calls Mooger a Plidicawiggle!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. ["Hi ya, kids!"]
    Krazy Komics
  13. 12. ["Oh boy, some fun!"]
    Percy Penguin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  15. 14. ["Rabbits are the most annoying creatures in the world!"]
    Floop and Skilly Boo
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  17. 16. ["Hi folks!"]
    Waldo and Ferdy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Fun Page
  19. 18. Hero!
    Skip O'Hare
  20. 19. ["From the screen to you!!"]
    Terry-Toons Comics #1
  21. 20. At Last!
    Krazy Komiks #4
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