(Summer 1943)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Vince Fago
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner; Bucky Barnes; Toro; Nazis (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

[The Gorilla Men] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edd Asch; Harry Sahle?
Inks:
Edd Asch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Carl; Bashon and his gorilla-men (introduction; villains)
Synopsis:
The Flaming Duo must battle the mad Bashon, a scientific genius who has invented all types of planes, tanks and machinery that he is using to level cities, all with the help of ape men that he has created from the bones of prehistoric people.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Edd Asch credits added by Craig Delich; the Who's Who reports that Harry Sahle only did pencils on this strip. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

The Case of the Sinister Hun (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart (page 2); Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Ernie Hart (page 2); Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Baron Von Widemouth (introduction; villain; death); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky struggle to stop a Nazi Baron from using aerial torpedos on the Panama Canal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hart art credit added by Craig Delich; note, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Sheriff Cole; Captain Bright; Hardy; Spike Conlan (villain)
Synopsis:
Down-on-his-luck flyer Hardy is hired to fly a cargo of coffins to the U.S. from Mexico, eventually discovering that they held spies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence, synopsis and all info added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Namor Cracks the Whip (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Colonel Brusch (villain; introduction; death); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Namor lands on the Cretan coast and discovers an airfield full of British bombers--being serviced by the Nazis for an attack on the Dardanelles, in hopes of convincing the Turks that the British are responsible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

The Flight From Peril (Table of Contents)

The Destroyer / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Gloria; Captain Krause (introduction; villain; also called Storm); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
The Destroyer saves the life of a girl carrying important papers, when the Nazis intervene and a struggle ensues to determine ownership of those papers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

[The Bakery Spy Ring] (Table of Contents)

The Whizzer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Mr. Gray; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
The Whizzer has to prevent the Nazis from sabotaging a newly invented high explosive armor piercing artillery shell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First lines of the story read: "Sabotage--? or accident? What caused the tremendous explosion that blew up the huge sixteen inch gun testing the new high explosive armor piercing shell at the army proving grounds??"

Art credits revised from George Klein [a] to Alan Mandel [p] and unknown inker by Craig Delich. Note, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [The Gorilla Men]
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Case of the Sinister Hun
    Captain America
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Namor Cracks the Whip
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. The Flight From Peril
    The Destroyer
  7. 6. [The Bakery Spy Ring]
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich