(Summer 1945)

Marvel, 1943 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Daring Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

mistakenly dated "Summer 1944" in indicia


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

The China Wall Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Lao-Chung (first appearance; a ghost?); The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Steve Rogers and Bucky are stationed at the Great Wall of China when they come across a Jap plot to bypass Chinese garrisons by using hollowed out interior tunnels within the wall. Cap and Bucky meet a mysterious old Chinese man who gives them aid against the Japanese troops. When the old man tells Cap and Bucky that the walls will collapse burying the Japanese, it comes to pass, and Cap finds a coffin with an inscription that he can partially read. Cap and Bucky realize that their benefactor was the long dead ghost of the Great Wall's architect.

Death Cargo (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Rawlings (first appearance; villain); Truett (first appearance; death); Agnes Truett (first appearance); Walter Crosley (first appearance)

Air Base (Table of Contents)

Jap Buster Johnson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Japanese (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Human Torch
  2. 1. The China Wall Mystery
    Captain America
  3. 2. Death Cargo
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Air Base
    Jap Buster Johnson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin