(August 1948)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
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)

["Ain't it comical, Goldie -- 'Killer Marries Star Witness' -- ha ha!"] (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Rico ?
Inks:
Don Rico ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]
Reprints:

Master of Murder! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-513

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
A woman thinks that her boyfriend has been charged with strangling his rival because they were vying for her affection, but Torch figures out that the man's boss had him framed for the crime when the dead man was murdered because he was going to bring his new oil processing invention to a business competitor.

Indexer Notes

Toro's last app. in MARVEL MYSTERY. Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Fudge / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Reed ?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Lost Atoll! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
1992

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namora

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn, as per http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Stamped Evidence (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

["Mystery! Action! Thrils! Romance!"] (Table of Contents)

Namora / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Namora Comics

Mad Music Moans a Devil's Dirge! (Table of Contents)

Blonde Phantom / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
2101

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stamp News / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Kent B. Stiles
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Boy Who Couldn't Study! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
2093

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Golden Girl
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Ain't it comical, Goldie -- 'Killer Marries Star Witness' -- ha ha!"]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Master of Murder!
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Fudge
  4. 3. The Lost Atoll!
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. Stamped Evidence
  6. 5. ["Mystery! Action! Thrils! Romance!"]
    Namora
  7. 6. Mad Music Moans a Devil's Dirge!
    Blonde Phantom
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Stamp News
  9. 8. The Boy Who Couldn't Study!
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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