(Summer 1946)

Marvel, 1943 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Crime Takes a Cruise (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Harriet Hawkins (first appearance; villain); Tiny Timkin (first appearance; villain); other crooks (first appearance; villains); Mactavish (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky are set to take a cruise on a boat whose skipper has been waylaid by crooks because they want to pick up their female boss from an island after she escaped the seaside penitentiary. After the seas become rough, Cap discovers the real skipper below decks which forces the hands of the criminals. Cap and Bucky defeat the thugs and turn the gang leader over to the penitentiary guards.

Indexer Notes

story probably features Captain America II (Spirit of '76) and Bucky II

A Message From the Dead (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; J. Edgar Hoover; Herr Stoltz (first appearance; villain; death); Emil (first appearance; villain; death); other Nazi spies (first appearance; villains; all die); Col. Frank Carson (first appearance; death); Mrs. Carson (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

story set in World War II

Only the Beginning (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette ?
Inks:
Larry Antonette ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Agency of Death (Table of Contents)

Destroyer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Destroyer; Rocky Scarpulla (first appearance; villain); Inspector Butts (first appearance); Carol Butts (first appearance); Mr. Warburton (first appearance); Mrs. Warburton (first appearance)

An Unfortunate Ghost (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Horror Island (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
John Rayburn (introduction, villain); S. Spade (introduction); Percy Latt (introduction); Blane (introduction, death); Rex Dowley (introduction, death); Dotty; Sub-Mariner
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Crime Takes a Cruise
    Captain America
  3. 2. A Message From the Dead
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Only the Beginning
  5. 4. Agency of Death
    Destroyer
  6. 5. An Unfortunate Ghost
  7. 6. Horror Island
    Sub-Mariner
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Borre
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin