(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 ongoing 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) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

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

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
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  • Tony R. Rose