([March] 2006)

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Volume:
2
Price:
49.99 USD; 80.00 CAD
Pages:
280
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7851-2112-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078512112154999
Editing:
Joe Simon (original editor); Mark D. Beazley (Collection Editor); Michael Short (Assistant Editor); Jennifer Gr├╝nwald (Associate Editor); Jeff Youngquist (Senior Editor, Special Projects); Cory Sedlmeier (Masterworks Editor)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Marvel Mystery Comics (Marvel, 1939 Series) #5-8.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Angel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

[Title page and indicia] (Table of Contents)

filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Human Torch

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a detail from Marvel Mystery Comics (Marvel, 1939 series) #7 (May 1940).

Marvel Masterworks Credits/Contents (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Timely Comics Inc. [logo] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

[Marvel Mystery Comics #5] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch
Reprints:

["A scientific creation of the late Prof. Horton, and master of all flame..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Johnson; Blake; Hank
Reprints:

["An' watcha think you're doin', me bye?"] (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Slugger; Nick; their gang
Reprints:

["Namor's navy of Sub-Mariners has cleared a path..."] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Betty Dean; Tha-Korr; Mills Gilligan
Reprints:

["Ben Wallis - two fisted sheriff of "Fade-Out" - and his deputy..."] (Table of Contents)

Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Anders (signed)
Pencils:
Al Anders (signed)
Inks:
Al Anders (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Raider; Grimsey; Manuel
Reprints:

It's in the Cards! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Ramsey (signed) (illo)
Inks:
Harry Ramsey (signed) (illo)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ace Carver; "Slit" Kincaid
Reprints:

["Professor Philo Zog, millionaire philantrophist..."] (Table of Contents)

Electro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Inks:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Electro; Dr. Philo Zog; Kalph Belgri
Reprints:

["C'mon Nosey - something's up!"] (Table of Contents)

Ferret / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ferret; Rickey
Reprints:

Fifth Episode (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Paul DeKraft; Ed Kivlin
Reprints:

Timely Comics Inc. [logo] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

[Marvel Mystery Comics #6] (Table of Contents)

Angel / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel
Reprints:

["An incendiary bomb, a bank robbery and a forest fire..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Burgos?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Patch; Turgo
Reprints:

["A stately, clean-cut figure walks leisurely through a..."] (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Gabby Harris; Nichol
Reprints:

["After he is jailed upon his return to New York,..."] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Betty Dean
Reprints:

["The Masked Raider, ever the friend of the weak and..."] (Table of Contents)

Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Anders
Pencils:
Al Anders
Inks:
Al Anders
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Raider; Sam Marvin
Reprints:

The Shrinking Spy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Andrew McWhiney [Ray Gill?]
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction; spy
Reprints:

["Professor Zog, millionaire philanthropist has invented..."] (Table of Contents)

Electro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Inks:
Steve Dahlman [as Dahl]
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Electro; Professor Philo Zog; The Voice
Reprints:

["Ferret arrives in Fairdale in answer to an..."] (Table of Contents)

Ferret / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ferret; Rene Waterbury
Reprints:

["Another of those thrilling Ka-Zar Adventures. ...More..."] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Fenton
Reprints:

Timely Comics Inc. [logo] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

[Marvel Mystery Comics #7] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Ka-Zar (inset); Angel (inset); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (inset); Electro (inset); Ferret (inset)
Reprints:

["Busy crowds stop, stare, and scream as the Human..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Johnson; Roglo
Reprints:

["Certain death looms ahead as two cars race side..."] (Table of Contents)

Angel, Master of Men / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson?
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Emma Martin
Reprints:

["Namor, you have been cheated and mistreated..."] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Tha-Korr; Fiorello LaGuardia; Betty Dean
Reprints:

["Once again, the blazing guns of the mysterious..."] (Table of Contents)

Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Anders?
Pencils:
Al Anders? William Allison?
Inks:
Al Anders? William Allison?
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Raider
Reprints:

Blasting Bombers! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David C. Cooke (signed)
Pencils:
? (illos)
Inks:
? (illos)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:

["Excessive rains have caused the mighty Ohio River..."] (Table of Contents)

Electro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Inks:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Electro; Professor Philo Zog; Boss Sarpo
Reprints:

["A subway train roars into a station..."] (Table of Contents)

Ferret / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ferret; The Duke; Broderick
Reprints:

["Ka-Zar, a white man raised in the wild Belgian Congo..."] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; "Red" Skelton (death); Professor Rice (death); Mara Rice (his daughter)
Reprints:

[Marvel Mystery Comics #8] (Table of Contents)

Angel / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel; Human Torch (inset); Sub-Mariner [Nampor] (inset)
Reprints:

The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner Meet!!! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Human Torch
Reprints:

["The Human Torch, now a member of the police..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Betty Dean; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

["A cold, death-like wind blows through a hidden..."] (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Angel
Reprints:

["The 'Masked Raider' takes on an ally..."] (Table of Contents)

Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Anders (signed)
Pencils:
Al Anders (signed)
Inks:
Al Anders (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Raider; Mexican Pete
Reprints:

Dynamite's Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack D'Arcy (signed)
Pencils:
Sam Gilman [as S.G.]
Inks:
Sam Gilman [as S.G.]
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last part of page two features the "Marvel Comics Contest Winners, February 1940 issue No. 4". The 1st prize of $5 went to Kris Dalman and the 2nd prize of $2 went to Frank Salvaldare Quarttrocchi. An additional 18 winners of $1 each were also listed.

[""Boss" Sarpo, notorious gangleader, has been..."] (Table of Contents)

Electro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Inks:
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Electro; Professor Philo Zog; "Boss" Sarpo; Scar-Face Joe; Jago; dragon-men
Reprints:

["Ferret drives to the Utopia Savings Bank to make..."] (Table of Contents)

Ferret / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ferret; Blackie Giles
Reprints:

["Barrie Richards, an Englishman, has inherited..."] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Lester Drake; Aswama
Reprints:

Good News! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Blaze; Falcon; Hercules (inset); Invisible Man (inset); Flexo (inset); Dakor the Magician (inset); Dynamic Man (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

House ad for Mystic Comics #3 and Daring Mystery Comics #5.

["Experience the seminal stories of the world's..."] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch, Angel / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
Tom Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Angel; Ka-Zar (inset); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (inset); Electro (inset); Ferret (inset);
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Angel
  2. 1. [Title page and indicia]
  3. 2. Marvel Masterworks Credits/Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Timely Comics Inc. [logo]
  6. 5. [Marvel Mystery Comics #5]
    Human Torch
  7. 6. ["A scientific creation of the late Prof. Horton, and master of all flame..."]
    Human Torch
  8. 7. ["An' watcha think you're doin', me bye?"]
    Angel
  9. 8. ["Namor's navy of Sub-Mariners has cleared a path..."]
    Sub-Mariner
  10. 9. ["Ben Wallis - two fisted sheriff of "Fade-Out" - and his deputy..."]
    Masked Raider
  11. 10. It's in the Cards!
  12. 11. ["Professor Philo Zog, millionaire philantrophist..."]
    Electro
  13. 12. ["C'mon Nosey - something's up!"]
    Ferret
  14. 13. Fifth Episode
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  15. 14. Timely Comics Inc. [logo]
  16. 15. [Marvel Mystery Comics #6]
    Angel
  17. 16. ["An incendiary bomb, a bank robbery and a forest fire..."]
    Human Torch
  18. 17. ["A stately, clean-cut figure walks leisurely through a..."]
    Angel
  19. 18. ["After he is jailed upon his return to New York,..."]
    Sub-Mariner
  20. 19. ["The Masked Raider, ever the friend of the weak and..."]
    Masked Raider
  21. 20. The Shrinking Spy
  22. 21. ["Professor Zog, millionaire philanthropist has invented..."]
    Electro
  23. 22. ["Ferret arrives in Fairdale in answer to an..."]
    Ferret
  24. 23. ["Another of those thrilling Ka-Zar Adventures. ...More..."]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  25. 24. Timely Comics Inc. [logo]
  26. 25. [Marvel Mystery Comics #7]
    Human Torch
  27. 26. ["Busy crowds stop, stare, and scream as the Human..."]
    Human Torch
  28. 27. ["Certain death looms ahead as two cars race side..."]
    Angel, Master of Men
  29. 28. ["Namor, you have been cheated and mistreated..."]
    Sub-Mariner
  30. 29. ["Once again, the blazing guns of the mysterious..."]
    Masked Raider
  31. 30. Blasting Bombers!
  32. 31. ["Excessive rains have caused the mighty Ohio River..."]
    Electro
  33. 32. ["A subway train roars into a station..."]
    Ferret
  34. 33. ["Ka-Zar, a white man raised in the wild Belgian Congo..."]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  35. 34. [Marvel Mystery Comics #8]
    Angel
  36. 35. The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner Meet!!!
    Sub-Mariner
  37. 36. ["The Human Torch, now a member of the police..."]
    Human Torch
  38. 37. ["A cold, death-like wind blows through a hidden..."]
    Angel
  39. 38. ["The 'Masked Raider' takes on an ally..."]
    Masked Raider
  40. 39. Dynamite's Doom
  41. 40. [""Boss" Sarpo, notorious gangleader, has been..."]
    Electro
  42. 41. ["Ferret drives to the Utopia Savings Bank to make..."]
    Ferret
  43. 42. ["Barrie Richards, an Englishman, has inherited..."]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  44. 43. Good News!
  45. 44. ["Experience the seminal stories of the world's..."]
    Human Torch, Angel
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  • Steve Dasinger
  • Peter Croome
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