(April 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 [Jim Hammond]; Toro
Keywords:
Japanese Imperial Navy; PT-boats; submarines; United States Navy; World War II

Prescriptions For Death (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mikkel (villain, introduction); his spy ring (villains, introductions)
Synopsis:
Torch and Toro stop Nazi suicide bombers from committing terrorist acts.

Terror of the Boiling Seas (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Adolf Hitler (villain); Josef Goebbels (villain); Kapitan Sturm (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

The Case of the Missing Link (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. Kurt (villain, introduction); Heinrich Himmelman (villain, introduction)

Johnny Does His Part (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Asteroid Monsters] (Table of Contents)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Seraq (villain, introduction, death); Notoi (villain, introduction, death); other aliens (villains, introductions, deaths)

Indexer Notes

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

[The Wump Jump and the Tire Thieves] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Jupiter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Wump Jump (guest-star); Ruffy Rabbit (guest-star); A gang of tire thieves (villains); Mr. Jupiter (Jimmy's father, introduction)

The Disappearing Spies (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Klugg (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Quarantine For Murder (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fritz Von Bock (villain, introduction); Otto (villain, introduction); Kurt (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introductions); Dr. C. J. Noon (introduction)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Prescriptions For Death
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Terror of the Boiling Seas
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Case of the Missing Link
    Terry Vance
  5. 4. Johnny Does His Part
  6. 5. [The Asteroid Monsters]
    Vision
  7. 6. [The Wump Jump and the Tire Thieves]
    Jimmy Jupiter
  8. 7. The Disappearing Spies
    Patriot
  9. 8. Quarantine For Murder
    Angel
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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