(November 1943)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
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:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro
Keywords:
artillery; bondage; Japanese Imperial Army; torture

Flight of the Deadly Boomerang (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Kangaroo Man (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Kangaroo Man uses a boomerang coated with a chemical that transforms blood into gasoline to kill his brother. His brother refused to finance his research on ethical grounds, and when the Japanese agreed to help, they demanded the Kangaroo Man silence his brother. Since Torch and Toro have captured him, he confesses everything and says he really didn't want the Japanese to get his formula. As he has previously injected himself with his chemical, he lights his final cigarette and bursts into flames.

Unveiling the Evil Eyes of Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Simon
Inks:
Allen Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Saber Tooth (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The story takes place at a relocation camp for Japanese-Americans.

The Mysterious Case of the Talking Thread (Table of Contents)

Terry Vance / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Deadline Dawson (guest-star); A Nazi spy (villain, introduction, death)

The Last Laugh (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Scourge of the Nazis (Table of Contents)

Miss America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss America [Madeline Joyce] (introduction, origin); James Bennett (her guardian, introduction); Prof. Lawson (introduction, death); Nazi saboteurs (villains, introductions)

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

Black Mamba Murder (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Hughs (introduction, death); Mrs. Check (his daughter, introduction); a butler (villain, introduction, death)

A Lesson In Murder (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee?
Pencils:
Gustav Schrotter
Inks:
Gustav Schrotter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mad Boar (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Flight of the Deadly Boomerang
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Unveiling the Evil Eyes of Death
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Mysterious Case of the Talking Thread
    Terry Vance
  5. 4. The Last Laugh
  6. 5. Scourge of the Nazis
    Miss America
  7. 6. Black Mamba Murder
    Patriot
  8. 7. A Lesson In Murder
    Angel
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