(February 1943)

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:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch
Keywords:
battleships; dirigibles; Iceland; Luftwaffe; parachutes; paratroops; swastikas; United States Navy; World War II

Flaming Terror (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
A Japanese spy ring (villains, introductions)
Synopsis:
The Japanese build an airfield beneath the sands of the Mojave desert in order to launch air strikes against San Francisco with planes that disperse a napalm-like substance. Torch and Toro track them down when the army fails to locate them.

The Morale Murder Menace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Betty Dean (guest-star); Herr Brunder (villain, introduction, death); Hans (villain, introduction); Hermann (villain, introduction)

The Case of the Eager Diplomat (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); Oleg (villain, introduction); The Princess of Borsnia (introduction)

Mastermind (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. Cuthbert (Cifo Uthbert)
Letters:
typeset

The Monster of Negley Hall (Table of Contents)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Morgan (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

The Shining Castle of Ra (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:
Knobby the Marionette; Ra

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

Tapping the Code (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Drums Toggins (villain; introduction); Eric (villain; introduction); and a Nazi spy ring (villain; introduction)

The Mystery of the Missing Stars (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hash-Head [Steve Strong] (villain; introduction); Dream-Girl (villain; introduction); Jelly-Face (villain; introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Flaming Terror
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Morale Murder Menace
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Case of the Eager Diplomat
    Terry Vance
  5. 4. Mastermind
  6. 5. The Monster of Negley Hall
    Vision
  7. 6. The Shining Castle of Ra
    Jimmy Jupiter
  8. 7. Tapping the Code
    Patriot
  9. 8. The Mystery of the Missing Stars
    Angel
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