(April 1945)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel 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 [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Adolf Hitler; Hermann Goering; Joseph Goebbels
Keywords:
Tempelhoff Airport; Wehrmacht; World War II

Killers, Incorporated (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence?
Inks:
Mort Lawrence?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carter Blackstone (villain, introduction); the Three Aces (villain, introduction); Anne Gibson (introduction); "Steel" McCarthy (introduction); Harry McCarthy (his son, introduction); Ed McCarthy (his son, introduction); Bill McCarthy (his son, introduction)
Synopsis:
Torch and Toro are working at a steel mill melting slag when they notice a fight break out among the men. They convince the men to avoid needless fighting and go back to work. Later, they clock out at the end of the shift and see a woman harassed by three men on the street. After they give her a hand she tells them that her step-father owns a rival mill and is planning sabotage. The step-father sends three goons to blackjack Torch, Toro and his daughter and dispose of their bodies in a pond. The water revives Torch and he realizes if he takes the time to dive for them, his friends will drown, so he uses his flame to evaporate the pond and save Toro and the girl. They return to their place of employment and help fight off the would-be wreckers.

Vanishing Killers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Betty Dean (guest-star); Smoke Durgan (villain, introduction); a Warden Hawes impersonator (villain, introduction)

The Black Flag of Doom (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blackbeard (villain, introduction, death); his air pirates (villains, introductions, deaths)

Personal Assignment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Master of Death (Table of Contents)

Patriot / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Hades (villain, introduction, death); Lucifites (villains, introductions)

The Horror of the Catwoman (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Catwoman (villain, introduction death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Killers, Incorporated
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Vanishing Killers
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Black Flag of Doom
    Miss America
  5. 4. Personal Assignment
  6. 5. The Master of Death
    Patriot
  7. 6. The Horror of the Catwoman
    Angel
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