(August 1948)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
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:
?

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)

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:
?

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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

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

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:
?

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. The Lost Atoll
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Stamped Evidence
  5. 4. Mad Music Moans a Devil's Dirge
    Blonde Phantom
  6. 5. Boy Who Couldn't Study
    Captain America
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