(Summer 1946)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee; Martin Goodman (president)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

ALL-WINNERS COMICS is published quarterly at Meriden, Conn., by Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc. Entered as second class matter April 24, 1941 at the post office at Meriden, Conn., under Act of March 3, 1879. Contents copyright 1946 by Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc., 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y., Martin Goodman, Pres. Vol. 1, No. 18, Summer, 1946 issue. Yearly subscription $.40 in the U.S.A. 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 that any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Toro; Captain America; Bucky; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]
Reprints:

The Case of the Baffling Neptune! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Simon
Inks:
Allen Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R 315

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; William Lawson (villain, introduction); Pete Logan (villain, introduction, son of Mickey Wilson); Mickey Wilson [as Richard Smith] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Gangsters accost Betty Dean because they think she has information on the ship "Neptune". Namor becomes involved and discovers that a million dollars has been hidden on board which is what the thugs are seeking. Namor captures them all and sends them to prison.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the penciler as Mike Sekowsky and unknown, inker as unknown.

The Silk Stocking Strangler! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Alascia
Inks:
Harry Sahle ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-69

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; un-named singer (death); Policeman Cassidy; The Silk Stocking Strangler [Victor] (villain, introduction, death); Jigger (villain, introduction); Tippy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky investigate the deaths of four singers, all of whom have been stranged by a silk stocking, and all because of the man's hatred of the tune, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the penciler as Maurice Gutwirth, inks by unknown and George Klein.

Time Out For Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Pete (a cop); Sam (a grocer); Jake (a night watchman); Mike (villain); Gus (villain)
Synopsis:
A cop becomes very suspicious of a night watchman at the Windsor Insurance Company over something as simple as a wrist watch, and his suspicions prove to be right on the mark.
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Indexer Notes

The art listings of "illo" were removed by Craig Delich 2011-12-27 because there are no illustrations for this story.

[The Eye Has It] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Captain Pape (introduction, Captain of the whaler "Dauntless"); Betty Harriman (introduction); The Eye (villain); John Harriman (villain, Betty's supposed uncle, actually her father's step-brother)
Synopsis:
The Torch and Toro are kidnapped at gunpoint and brought to John Harriman's mansion and given an ultimatum: one of them will marry his niece, Betty!
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A Joyride to Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt ?
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-12

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Joe (amusement park owner); un-named owner of Happyland Fun Park (villain)
Synopsis:
The Whizzer helps put an end to an attempt by a rival amusement park owner to ruin his opposition's business.
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Indexer Notes

Updated sequence information from Scot McGrew (2006-3-10).

Debunker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
Three questions are asked and answered in illustrated form: "Do Goats Eat Tin Cans?", "Did Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation Free All the Slaves in the South?", and "Can a Porcupine Throw It's Quills?"
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2011-12-27.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Toro; Captain America; Bucky; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Case of the Baffling Neptune!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Silk Stocking Strangler!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Time Out For Crime
  5. 4. [The Eye Has It]
    The Human Torch
  6. 5. A Joyride to Death!
    The Whizzer
  7. 6. Debunker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich