(Spring 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Timely Comics [buy bonds and stamps shield]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Angel (inset)
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[Marvel at the world's greatest heroes in the most exciting adventures you've ever read!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; the Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; The Vision [Aarkus]; Jimmy Jupiter; The Angel; The Patriot; Terry Vance
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Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for Marvel Comics and its features.

Found on the inside front cover.

Lee and King signed this piece and are, most likely, two separate people. Bill King did such house ads from 1941-43 and Stan Lee wrote such ads during the same years. Added by Craig Delich 2013-7-5.

The Sub-Mariner Raps the Japs in the Pacific! (Table of Contents)

The Sub-Mariner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett ?
Inks:
Allen Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; GS: Folma, Harla; Jadda; Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Prince Namor invents a 3-man submarine with which to wage war against the Japanese: heavily armed, having eight 6" high velocity torpedoes, depth charges, machine guns and a flame thrower, and faster than any torpedo boar ever built.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Remember Pearl Harbor! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Minute man
Synopsis:
PSA promoting the purchase of U.S. war bonds and stamps.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

The Sub-Mariner Smashes an Uprising at Manila (Table of Contents)

The Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Allen Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; General Douglas MacArthur; Barney Devens (Introduction); Gi-Gi (Introduction); the Japanese (Villains)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner saves a survivor of a craft that sunk in Manila Bay and learns that his sister is a spy for the United States and is in danger of being captured by enemy forces in Manila.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Tight Spot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane (signed)
Pencils:
? [title of story]
Inks:
? [title of story]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Robert Sutter; Captain Seeley
Synopsis:
Bobby Sutter is making his first training flight and disaster occurs, forcing him to land an airplane....a task he's never done before!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08. Reprint note for Primal Spillane from Arthur Lortie, August 2008.

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents)

Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America
Synopsis:
Promotional ad by Cap encouraging readers to join his Sentinels of Liberty.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

The House of Evil Dreams (Table of Contents)

The Angel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Kermit Jaediker ?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Angel; Hutsu (villain, introduction); Morpheus [The Sandman] (statue); Dorothy Ray
Synopsis:
The Angel works hand-in-hand with a lovely U.S. counter-intelligence agent to battle a sleepwalking cult!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pop's Woppers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Gates (signed)
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop
Synopsis:
Pop successfully and by accident captures a group of criminals who escaped while being transferred to prison.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [Marvel at the world's greatest heroes in the most exciting adventures you've ever read!]
    Marvel Comics
  3. 2. The Sub-Mariner Raps the Japs in the Pacific!
    The Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Remember Pearl Harbor!
  5. 4. The Sub-Mariner Smashes an Uprising at Manila
    The Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Tight Spot
  7. 6. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  8. 7. The House of Evil Dreams
    The Angel
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pop's Woppers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose