(Winter 1946-47)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Young Allies, Inc.
Brand:
A Marvel Magazine [corner peeled back]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

ALL WINNERS COMICS is published quarterly by YOUNG ALLIES, INC. Office of Publication, 169 Pratt Street, Meriden, Conn. Editorial Offices 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1, N.Y. Entered as second class matter at the post office at Meriden, Conn. under the Act of March 1, 1879. Copyright 1946 by YOUNG ALLIES, INC. 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1, N.Y. Vol. 1, No. 21 Winter 1946-7 issue. Price $.40 per year. 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 any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Published in the U.S.A.


The Riddle of the Demented Dwarf! (Table of Contents)

All-Winners Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The All-Winners Squad [(Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro)]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond] (inset); Future Man
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Corrected story title by Craig Delich 2011-12-31. Credits per Michael J. Vassallo via The Masterworks edition.

Menace From the Future World! [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

All-Winners Squad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The All-Winners Squad [(Captain America [Steve Rogers] (see note in Chapter 7); Bucky [Bucky Barnes] (see note in Chapter 7); Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro]; Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Namor the Sub-Mariner)]; Future Man (villain, introduction); Madame Death (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Cap calls the All-Winners Squad together to deal with the threat of Future Man, a person from the far future, who has come back to the 20th Century, enlisting the aid of Madame Death and her gang along the way, to pave the way for the migration of his people to Earth, whose sole purpose is to wipe out mankind of today!
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Indexer Notes

The masthead on the splash page reads "All Winners". Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo via the Masterworks edition.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 2] The Green Plague! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (see note in Chapter 7); Bucky [Bucky Barnes] (see note in Chapter 7); Professor Yalder (scientist, death); Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky arrive in Europe and begin their search for Future Man and Madame Death, who are already in central Europe and have secured a laboratory in which they plan to make Germ Bombs out of future germs unknown in this world to kill off the inhabitants.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo per the Masterworks edition.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 3] Murder in Slow Motion! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores; Allen Bellman; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain); the Stiletto Gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
After their close call in Europe, Madame Death and Future Man head for Diablo Crater in South America and meet up with the Stiletto Gang, on whom Future Man will use mental waves to seize control of their minds, allowing them to do many scientific feats. Future Man also creates a Slow-Down Machine, whose rays, when played on the populace and the Whizzer, slows them down so they become easy prey for the Stiletto Gang.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo per the Masterworks edition.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 4] Wave of Destruction! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namor the Sub-Mariner; un-named Mermaid; Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain); the Pacific Pirates (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Namor arrives in Asia along the China coast, and soon discovers the presence of the Pacific Pirates, modern day raiders who use a submarine as their weapon of attack. They are secretly saved from Namor and enlisted by Madame Death and Future Man to help create a massive tidal wave that will wipe out most of the population of Asia.
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Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists all art credits as unknown.

Holiday for Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Davey Stanford; Mr. Coburn; Simmons (villain, hotel manager); un-named roulette table operator (villain)
Synopsis:
Staying for a short while at a hotel at a Beachwood Resort, young adventurer Davey Stanford witnesses a scene in the hotel's casino in which a patron accuses the owner of a fixed roulette wheel, demanding his money back. As the evening drags on, Davey is positive that the man will never get his money back, but probably will be murdered!
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Indexer Notes

Sequence information corrected by Barry Sandoval via GCD Errors list, January, 2009.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 5] The Living Dead! (Table of Contents)

Miss America / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain); living mummies (villains, introduction, all die)
Synopsis:
Miss America, while flying over the continent of Africa, notices a caravan below being attacked apparently by living mummies. The mummies have been revived by Future Man's "life battery", which has been converted to give off "life currents", allowing the villain to use thousands of these mummies from unknown tombs to sweep, like an Army, over the entire continent, wiping out all living souls.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo via the Masterworks edition.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 6] Flames of Fury! (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Syd Shores; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
SL-840

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain); desert gang of badmen (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Future Man uses a common incendiary bomb to start a huge forest fire in North America for the purpose of decoying the Torch and Toro long enough so that he and Madame Death can enlist the aid of desert badmen, who supply the villains with Uranium-235 so that they can produce an atomic match.....a match that will burn anything that has atoms.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo via the Masterworks edition.

Get Hep to Miss America Teen Life (Table of Contents)

Miss America magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?; photo cover
Inks:
?; photo cover
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Patsy Walker
Synopsis:
Illustrated, with cover, promotional ad for Miss America Teen-Life Magazine for December of 1946, complete with plea (and coupon) for readers to subscribe to the publication so they will not miss an issue.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2011-12-31.

[Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 7] War Between the Worlds! (Table of Contents)

All-Winners Squad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The All-Winners Squad [(Captain America [Steve Rogers] (see note); Bucky [Bucky Barnes] (see note); Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro)]; Future Man (villain); Madame Death (villain)
Synopsis:
When Future Man is seemingly stopped at every turn by the All-Winners Squad members, he threatens to make a call for help into the future, requesting hundreds of future men be sent by giant spaceships armed with Neutronic Bombs! However, the Squad attacks before this can happen, and, by a quirk of fate, controls on the villain's ship are locked to keep going far in the past, thus ending the threat of future attackers.
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Indexer Notes

The masthead of the splash page has NO feature title. The Masterworks edition lists all art credits as unknown.
The next appearance of the Whizzer and Miss America is in Giant-Size Avengers (Marvel, 1974 series) #1.
The next All-Winners Squad story is in What If? (Marvel, 1977 series) #4, which occurs chronologically before this one and retroactively establishes that the post-war Captain America and Bucky here are Jeff Mace (a.k.a. The Patriot) and Fred Davis.
The next chronological appearance of the All-Winners Squad, Future Man and Madame Death is in All Winners Comics 70th Anniversary Special (Marvel, 2009 Series) #1

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Riddle of the Demented Dwarf!
    All-Winners Squad
  2. 1. Menace From the Future World! [Chapter 1]
    All-Winners Squad
  3. 2. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 2] The Green Plague!
    Captain America
  4. 3. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 3] Murder in Slow Motion!
    The Whizzer
  5. 4. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 4] Wave of Destruction!
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Holiday for Murder
  7. 6. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 5] The Living Dead!
    Miss America
  8. 7. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 6] Flames of Fury!
    The Human Torch
  9. 8. Get Hep to Miss America Teen Life
    Miss America magazine
  10. 9. [Menace From the Future World!, Chapter 7] War Between the Worlds!
    All-Winners Squad
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Nick Caputo
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich