(October 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)

["We certainly deserve this period of relaxtion after everything that happens to us inside this magazine!"] (Table of Contents)

Blonde Phantom, Human Torch, Sun Girl, Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Blonde Phantom; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sun Girl; Sub-Mariner
Keywords:
automatic pistols; swimming pools

The Lethal Lollipops (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3328

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sun Girl (guest-star)
Synopsis:
A surgeon smuggles diamonds into the country inside lollipops which get left in a cab. A little girl eats one of the lollipops and needs surgery to have the diamond removed. The surgeon was toying with the idea of a life of crime since he had lost his faith in his medical skills, but after Torch demands he save the life of the little girl, his faith is restored in himself and he abandons all criminal intent.
Reprints:

Black Oil of Doom (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard ?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3355

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namora (guest-star); Bryan Porter (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)
Writer credit determined from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Roll Out the Barrel (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
SL-3203

Reprints:

Doomed--One Town (Table of Contents)

Sun Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3455

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
B. Grimes (introduction); Sherry Grimes (introduction); Jenkins (introduction)

The Wound No Man Could See (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Burgos ?
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3447

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Golden Girl (guest-star); Col. Ross (Golden Girl's father?, introduction); Chuck M. Berry (introduction); Jerry Malcolm (introduction); Penny Collyer (introduction)

The Clown Who Couldn't Laugh (Table of Contents)

Blonde Phantom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3452

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jeepo (introduction); Jerry (introduction); Chuck (villain, introduction); another crook (villain, introduction)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["We certainly deserve this period of relaxtion after everything that happens to us inside this magazine!"]
    Blonde Phantom, Human Torch, Sun Girl, Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Lethal Lollipops
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Black Oil of Doom
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Roll Out the Barrel
  5. 4. Doomed--One Town
    Sun Girl
  6. 5. The Wound No Man Could See
    Captain America
  7. 6. The Clown Who Couldn't Laugh
    Blonde Phantom
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