(May 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:
bridges; United States Army Air Force; Wehrmacht; World War II

Indexer Notes

The cover is reprinted as background in The Torch (Marvel, 2009 series) #3

Mystery of the Air Raid Spotters (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Capt. Von Sar (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Von Sar's bombing squadron makes use of fifth columnists to murder air raid spotters so they can make their surprise bombing attacks until Torch and Toro defeat them.

The Mystery of the Vanishing Sub (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ruzz (villain, introduction, death); Betty Dean (guest-star)

The Birthday Wish (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:
Eenie-Meenie (introduction); Sidney (introduction)

Suicide Headline (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prof. Tang (villain, introduction, death); a butler (villain, introduction); Celia Tang (introduction, death); Mrs. Tang (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Patriot first wears a mask in this story. Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

In the Bag (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Crypt of Good and Evil (Table of Contents)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prof. Rocher (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

Black Market Boogie Woogie (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:
Shirley Booth (introduction); Gossip (a parrot, introduction); Deadline Dawson (guest-star); Snake-Eye Smith (villain, introduction)

The Death That Walked (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Maxie Muggs (villain, introduction, death); Limpy Marcus (villain, introduction, death); Dr. Weldon Fisher (introduction); Celia Fisher (his daughter, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Mystery of the Air Raid Spotters
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Vanishing Sub
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Birthday Wish
    Jimmy Jupiter
  5. 4. Suicide Headline
    Patriot
  6. 5. In the Bag
  7. 6. The Crypt of Good and Evil
    Vision
  8. 7. Black Market Boogie Woogie
    Terry Vance
  9. 8. The Death That Walked
    Angel
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich