(Fall 1944)

Marvel, 1944 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
[none printed]
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Euclid Publishing Company, Inc.
Editing:
Vince Fago
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indicia: "AMAZING COMICS is published by EUCLID PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC., 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall, 1944 issue. Copyright 1944 by EUCLID PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions appearing in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Be the Master (Table of Contents)

Boxing, Police Wrestling and Police Jiu-Jitsu books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Indicia at bottom.

Horror of the Murdering Magician (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Al Avison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Toro; Bucky; Knuckles [Percival Aloysius O'Toole]; Jefferson Worthington Sandervilt; Whitewash Jones; Tubby [Henry Tinkle]]; The Master Magician (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
The Young Allies stow away on a troop transport bound for India to fight the Japs. Once they arrive, they encounter an Indian magician Tehru, who uses mirrors to create illusions in order to sway Indians to fight for the Axis. The kids use their powers to sway the Indians, and Tehru is brought before the Japanese in disgrace. He begs for one more chance and plans to use his mirrors to give the illusion that the Japanese troops are not attacking from where they seem to be, however the kids doctor his mirrors so the illusion fails and the Japanese are defeated by the Allied troops. Tehru runs off into the jungle to escape and meets his doom at the bottom of a spiked Leopard pit trap.

Teen-Age Girls!!! Enter the Miss America Magazine Contest!! (Table of Contents)

Miss America Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Miss America [Madeline Joyce] (portrayed by Dolores Conlon)

Indexer Notes

The photo is not the same as on the front cover of Miss America v1#2, but appears to be from the same session (same costume and model).

The Mad Minute (Table of Contents)

Whizzer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Jack Robinson]
Synopsis:
A crime boss gives the Whizzer a fake tip so that he will be ten miles away from two real crimes that will each be complete in only a minute.

Swastika Murder Case (Table of Contents)

Let's Play Detective / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mike Trapp; Pepper
Synopsis:
Detective Trapp investigates the murder of a man who was to testify against a suspected Nazi.

The Face, Master of Evil (Table of Contents)

Destroyer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; The Face (introduction, villain, death); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
The Destroyer finds a dying intelligence officer who had infiltrated the Valley of Death and encountered "The Face". He enters the valley himself and discovers that The Face is manufacturing a flesh-consuming gas as a weapon against the allies.

An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
H. H. Arnold (General U. S. Army and Commanding General Army Air Forces)
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The General urges "young men and women of pre-military age" to return to school in the autumn even if they have been filling a summer war job.

Life Raft (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Voice of Doom (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Dix / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bellman
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sgt. Dix; The Voice of Doom (introduction. villain)
Synopsis:
The Voice of Doom interrupts radio programs announcing ill events that will befall certain people that night.

Be the Master (Table of Contents)

Boxing, Police Wrestling and Police Jiu-Jitsu books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Same ad as on inside front cover, but in color.

Now You Can Compos-A-Tune (Table of Contents)

Compos-a-Tune / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Free 32 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents)

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Young Allies
  2. 1. Be the Master
    Boxing, Police Wrestling and Police Jiu-Jitsu books
  3. 2. Horror of the Murdering Magician
    Young Allies
  4. 3. Teen-Age Girls!!! Enter the Miss America Magazine Contest!!
    Miss America Magazine
  5. 4. The Mad Minute
    Whizzer
  6. 5. Swastika Murder Case
    Let's Play Detective
  7. 6. The Face, Master of Evil
    Destroyer
  8. 7. An Important Message to the Boys and Girls of America!
  9. 8. Life Raft
  10. 9. The Voice of Doom
    Sgt. Dix
  11. 10. Be the Master
    Boxing, Police Wrestling and Police Jiu-Jitsu books
  12. 11. Now You Can Compos-A-Tune
    Compos-a-Tune
  13. 12. Free 32 Power Telescope Lens Kit
    Metro Publications
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  • Henry Andrews
  • Bill Borre
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