(December 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch
Keywords:
artillery; heavy machine guns; swastikas; tanks; Wehrmacht; World War II

Crime Marches On (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Madame Crime [Claude Nite] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Torch and Toro apprehend the business partner of broke firm that turns to crime, and cross-dressing, as Madame Crime.

A Whale of a Whopping Story (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Capt. Cutter (villain, introduction); Betty Dean (guest-star)

The Case of the Terrible-Tempered Tycoon (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 (guest-star); Mr. Walker (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Terry and Deadline begin the WEEKLY BUGLE.

Smoked Out (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Justin Dewey Triem
Letters:
typeset

Robot's Revenge (Table of Contents)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Maxim Dreer (villain, introduction, twice dead); Grettle (villain, introduction, death)

[The Island of Perl] (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-supernatural
Characters:
King Ra (introduction); the Blue Fairy (introduction); Knobby the marionette (introduction); the wizard (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

Shadows Over India (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Japanese (villains)

Death Comes Humming (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Crown (villain, introduction, death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Crime Marches On
    Human Torch
  3. 2. A Whale of a Whopping Story
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Case of the Terrible-Tempered Tycoon
    Terry Vance
  5. 4. Smoked Out
  6. 5. Robot's Revenge
    Vision
  7. 6. [The Island of Perl]
    Jimmy Jupiter
  8. 7. Shadows Over India
    Patriot
  9. 8. Death Comes Humming
    Angel
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