(November 1942)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vince Fago ?
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S. (through about early 1944, narrower thereafter)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Monthly (through July 1944, variable thereafter)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner
Keywords:
bondage; firing squads; Wehrmacht; World War II

The Fingerprints of Doom (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle
Inks:
Harry Sahle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stumpy (Villain; Intro)
Synopsis:
Ex-convicts with a grudge for the city officials whom they blame for their incarceration hatch a plot for revenge. They frame an ex-governor for kidnapping and they also frame a bank president of robbing his own vault by getting the intended victim to handle something which they make fake sets of fingerprints off and leave at crime scenes. They are planning to frame the mayor when Torch and Toro figure out the crooks behind the scheme and apprehend them.

The Copper Plague! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Princess Fen; Adolf Hitler (Villain); Captain Kornstalk (Villain; Intro; Death)
Synopsis:
Namor gets a head wound in this story.

His Halloween Adventure (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Robbins
Pencils:
Ed Robbins
Inks:
Ed Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Ghosts (Intro); Evil spirits (Villain; Intro)

Scram, Bugs! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • in Primal Spillane: Early Stories 1941-1942 (Gryphon Books, 2004 series)

Indexer Notes

Reprint note from Arthur Lortie, August 2008.

The Patriot Returns the Dough to the USO (Table of Contents)

The Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Patriot

Dead-End Dynamite (Table of Contents)

The Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joe Marone (Villain; Intro); Toughie (Villain; Intro); other crooks

The Case of the Invisible Clue (Table of Contents)

Terry Vance / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Deadline Dawson; Lana Love (Intro)

The Case of Marvello the Mystic (Table of Contents)

The Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Garn ?
Pencils:
Gustav Schrotter
Inks:
Gustav Schrotter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvello (Villain; Intro)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Fingerprints of Doom
    The Human Torch
  3. 2. The Copper Plague!
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. His Halloween Adventure
    Jimmy Jupiter
  5. 4. Scram, Bugs!
  6. 5. The Patriot Returns the Dough to the USO
    The Patriot
  7. 6. Dead-End Dynamite
    The Vision
  8. 7. The Case of the Invisible Clue
    Terry Vance
  9. 8. The Case of Marvello the Mystic
    The Angel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bill Borre
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich