(Winter 1944-1945)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36 ?
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
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; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

Twenty Million Missing! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Chu Hing ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; The Boss (villain, introduction); The Boss' gang (villains, introduction); Sherril Dawn (introduction); Roddy Van Schyler (introduction); Mrs. Van Schyler; Maharaja Shalimar (introduction)
Synopsis:
A clever gang of jewel thieves, possessing underwater speed suits, ray guns and a disguised underwater hideout, lead the Sub-Mariner on a merry chase as he attempts to recover stolen jewels.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Allen Simon to Thompson pencils and Hing ? inks by Dr. Michael Vassalo, Hames Ware and Fred Vadeboncour in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Monstro, the Mad Jap (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Leda Hall; Monstro (first appearance, villain, death)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky must face the evil genius of a Japanese man who sends free jigsaw puzzles into American factories, then whose pieces can pick up designs of important American weapons. Once they fall into enemy hands, the designs can be copied to make the actual weapons!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

Hill-Billy Tactics (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve; Eddie; Zeb
Synopsis:
Army soldiers Steve, Zeb and Eddie are out on scout patrol, when a sniper wounds Eddie, and it takes the ingenuity of Zeb to catch the one responsible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note, most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership that lists the Editor as Jean Goodman and the Managing Editor as Martin Goodman.

Kidnapper's Folly (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Melton Loard; Twist (first appearance, villain); Twist's gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Wealthy Melton Loard is kidnapped, and the kidnappers notify the Whizzer, hoping to draw him into a trap so that they can collect the ransom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil revision from Al Bellman to ? The Who's Who does list Bellman as working on this strip. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Twenty Million Missing!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Monstro, the Mad Jap
    Captain America
  4. 3. Hill-Billy Tactics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Kidnapper's Folly
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich