(August 1948)

Marvel, 1948 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
48
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

ALL WINNERS is published bi-monthly by CURRENT DETECTIVE STORIES, INC. Office of Publication: 350 Fifth Avenue, New York 1, N. Y. Application for second-class entry pending at the post office at New York, N. Y., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Medina, Ohio. Copyright 1948 by CURRENT DETECTIVE STORIES, INC., 350 Fifth Avenue, New York 1, N. Y. Vol. 1, No. 1, AUGUST 1948 issue. Price 60c 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. Printed in the U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Blonde Phantom [Louise Grant]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Gay Blade of Terror! (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
2608

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Gloria Delmar (Johnny's fiancee, Mrs. Delmar's niece); Mrs. Delmar (manager of the Ice Carnival); The Gay Blade [Johnny Revere] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Having gone through his late mother's estate money, Johnny Revere, now broke amd without a job, decides to be an adventurer in crime and it becomes his entire occupation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit from Woolfolk's record book, via Martin O'Hearn. Story written in October 1947. The Masterworks edition lists penciler as Maurice Gutwirth and the inker as unknown.

Murder At Marlin Mansion! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R 432

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Ted Marlin; Joan Ambler (Ted's girl friend); Sheriff George; Andy (Marlin estate orchard employee); Bob Larlin (villain, Ted's brother); Amos Briggs (villain, Marlin estate superintendent); escaped Nazi fugitives (villains)
Synopsis:
When estate owner Raymond Marlin is murdered, one of his sons, Ted, confesses to the murder. But no one believes that he did it, including the Sub-Mariner, who goes undercover at the Marlin estate as an apple picker to see what he can learn to free the young man from jail.
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Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists the pencilers as unknown and Clem Weisbecker, inker as unknown.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Play Detective / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bellman
Inks:
Al Bellman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3092

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
McCoy (detective); Dan Kroll (Halliday's partner); Gabriel Halliday (underworld lawyer, death); Frankie Cardin (villain, forger)
Synopsis:
A clever forger, recently released from jail, is pin-pointed as the murderer of an underworld lawyer.....all because of a bad forging job!
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The Thing He Forgot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Police Sergeant Murdock; James Horner (Rod's uncle, death); Vivian (Rod's chorus girl friend); Baldy Sullivan (gambler); Rod Rance (villain)
Synopsis:
Rod owed Baldy Sullivan and his friends $6000 on bad gambling debts, and he saw a way to pay off that debt: either ask his Uncle Jim for an advance on the money Jim had set aside in his will for Rod, or murder him and collect the will money soon after.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2011-12-31.

Double Identity! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger ?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
D-299

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Otto Drum (Civics teacher); "Cheeks" Chadwick (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Otto Drum, Civics teacher at the Lee School for Boys, looks just like a wanted felon, "Cheeks" Chadwick, and Chadwick uses that similarity for his own evil purposes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists art totally by Mort Leav.

Personal Appearance For Murder! (Table of Contents)

Blonde Phantom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bellman
Inks:
Al Bellman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
1591

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blonde Phantom [Louise Grant] (Mark Mason's secretary); Mark Mason (private detective); Eight-Ball Olson (villain); Tooth-Pick Twilliger (villain)
Synopsis:
Louise and Mark are out on the town together, and when he wants to see the latest film on the Blonde Phantom, the date is over. However, Louise sees Mark being trailed by two escaped convicts and decides to intervene as the Blonde Phantom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists art credits as unknown.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blonde Phantom; Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Gay Blade of Terror!
    The Human Torch
  3. 2. Murder At Marlin Mansion!
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Play Detective
  5. 4. The Thing He Forgot
  6. 5. Double Identity!
    Captain America
  7. 6. Personal Appearance For Murder!
    Blonde Phantom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin