(January 1947)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Marvel Magazine [corner peeled back]
Editing:
Stan Lee
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)

The Mad Hatter Murders! (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Mad Hatter
Keywords:
books; nursery rhymes

Murder Melodies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sidney Otis
Synopsis:
A music publisher sees his chance to knock off his partners and pin the blame onto a singer named Celment he also framed years ago for a theft when the singer's time is up and he's released from jail. The killer sends death threats along with records of Clement's songs giving clues as to where the murder will take place. He manages to stay one step ahead of Torch and Toro to pull off his murders, but once they escape from his death trap, he confesses all and clears Clement's name.

The Mad Hatter Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Betty Dean; The Mad Hatter [Roy Clark]; Alice Grant; Edna

Flaming Death (Ch. 5) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rex Herr

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of serial

Death Rides the Slope (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Murder For a Laugh (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gustav Schrotter
Inks:
Gustav Schrotter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Joe Diller

The Howling Mummy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Al Avison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bucky; The Howling Mummy [Quentin Ford]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mad Hatter Murders!
    The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Murder Melodies
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Mad Hatter Mystery
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Flaming Death (Ch. 5)
    Miss America
  5. 4. Death Rides the Slope
  6. 5. Murder For a Laugh
    Young Allies
  7. 6. The Howling Mummy
    Captain America
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  • Tony R. Rose
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