(June 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; Toro
Keywords:
bombers; Kremlin; Luftwaffe; Moscow; swastikas; World War II

The Phantom Strikes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elinor Von Drei (villain, introduction); Abdul (villain, introduction); Naobi (a prophetess, introduction)
Synopsis:
An Arab murders a government agent for a Yashmak (the veil that women wear across their faces) and Torch and Toro track him back to Istanbul where they uncover a Nazi agent planning to pose as a prophetess with the Yashmak covering her face and convince the people to join with the Nazis.

The Niagara Falls Power Plot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Grant (villain, introduction, death); Beni (villain, introduction, death)

The Circus Mystery (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); Colosso (an ape, villain, introduction)

The Right Kind of Stuff (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Land of the Rubber People (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:
The Rubber People (introduction); Mayor Bounce (introduction)

The Gem That Blinded (Table of Contents)

Vision / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Seni Karlan (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

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

[The Kid Crime Wave] (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Von Gukk (villain, introduction)

The Case of the Laughing Death (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Abel Doone (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. The Phantom Strikes
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Niagara Falls Power Plot
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Circus Mystery
    Terry Vance
  5. 4. The Right Kind of Stuff
  6. 5. The Land of the Rubber People
    Jimmy Jupiter
  7. 6. The Gem That Blinded
    Vision
  8. 7. [The Kid Crime Wave]
    Patriot
  9. 8. The Case of the Laughing Death
    Angel
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