([February] 2010)

Marvel, 2008 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
59.99 USD
Pages:
288
On-sale date:
2010-02-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
978-0-7851-3363-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078513363655999
Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor)
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover; Dustjacket; Sewn bindings
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Daring Mystery Comics (Marvel, 1940 Series) #5-8.
Color reconstruction: Wesley Wong (interiors), Michael Kelleher (covers).
Art reconstruction: Pacific Rim Graphics (interiors), Michael Kelleher (covers).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Daring; The Fin; The Thunderer; Citizen V; Blue Diamond; Silver Scorpion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Daring; Fin [Peter Noble]; Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]; Citizen V [John Watkins]; Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Silver Scorpion [Betty Barstow]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mavel Boy / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy

Indexer Notes

Characters from the cover of Daring Mystery Comics #6 (Marvel, 1940 Series).

Credits / Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Murray
Letters:
typeset

[Daring Mystery Comics #5] (Table of Contents)

The Falcon / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Falcon [Carl Burgess]
Reprints:

The Jelly of Doom (Table of Contents)

The Fiery Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kapitan (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fiery Mask [Jack Castle]; Dork
Synopsis:
The Fiery Mask saves the world from a flesh-eating ooze unleashed by a mad scientist.
Reprints:

[The Devil-Flower] (Table of Contents)

Trojak, the Tiger Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Hicks
Inks:
Arnold Hicks
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Trojak; Balu; Edith Alton; Jerry Alton
Synopsis:
Trojak, Edith and Balu seek out the life juice of the Devil-Flower to save Jerry's life.
Reprints:

[Strike Against the Nazis] (Table of Contents)

K-4 and his Sky Devils / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Binder ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Sky Devils [Captain K-4; Lieutenant René D'Auvergne; Lieutenant Ronald Wolverstone-Clodd]
Synopsis:
When the Sky Devils get captured on a photographing mission, they soon escape and are rescued from their pursuers by K-4.
Reprints:

[The Origin of Monako] (Table of Contents)

Monako, Prince of Magic / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Inks:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Monako; Lady Anne; Lady Olga; Mike
Synopsis:
Monako tells his origin to Ladies Anne and Olga and later rescues Lady Anne from some thieves who stole her jewelry and tried to kill her.
Reprints:

[Battle of the Robots] (Table of Contents)

Marvex / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sharp
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvex; Clara Crandall; Doctor Narr; Brad Lewis
Reprints:

[Planet of Black-Light] (Table of Contents)

Whirlwind Carter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks [as C. C. Starr] (signed)
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks [as C. C. Starr] (signed)
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks [as C. C. Starr] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Characters:
Whirlwind Carter; Brenda Hale
Synopsis:
Whirlwind Carter fights off an invasion from the planet of black light.
Reprints:

The Death Clutch (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
T. K. Hawley (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Johnson; Sergeant Elliot; Jack Mardel
Synopsis:
Jack Mardel has a large inheritance coming to him from his elderly uncle, but he decides not to let nature takes its natural course before he gets it!
Reprints:

Rebuilding the World (Table of Contents)

Breeze Barton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Binder ?
Inks:
E. C. Stoner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Breeze Barton; Ann Barclay; Frenchy; Sabarr
Synopsis:
Breeze and Ann start rebuilding civilization with Frenchy, but a savage tribe quickly attacks them.
Reprints:

Introducing Little Hercules (Table of Contents)

Little Hercules / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Sagendorf [as SAG] (signed)
Pencils:
Bud Sagendorf [as SAG] (signed)
Inks:
Bud Sagendorf [as SAG] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Hercules (introduction, origin)
Synopsis:
Hercules is made a doctor of all sciences at age 12 and decides to take his newly invented explosive to his government while evading two foreign agents who are trying to steal it from him.
Reprints:

["Meet the Falcon, nemesis of the underworld!"] (Table of Contents)

The Falcon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Falcon [Carl Burgess] (introduction); Doctor Sunga; Turvy
Synopsis:
Doctor Sunga is killing people by sending them wands of death, but the Falcon must discover the true mechanism behind the murders so that charges will stand up in court.
Reprints:

[Daring Mystery Comics #6] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Martin Burns]
Reprints:

Red Raven Comics #1 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; various
Inks:
Jack Kirby; various
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Raven; Human Top [Bruce Bravelle]; Eternal Brain; Officer O'Krime; Magar the Mystic; Comet Pierce; Mercury
Reprints:

Introducing Marvel Boy (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (pages 1-3); Joe Simon (pages 4-10)
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Martin Burns] (introduction, origin); Andrew Burns; Mrs. Burns; Jupiter; Hercules; Mars; Broen; Shultz; Stohl; Richter; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
The soul of Hercules is reincarnated as Martin Burns, who displays unusual strength from infancy but hides his abilities from his peers. On his fourteenth birthday, Jupiter tells Martin the source of his powers, names him the Marvel Boy, gives him his costume and sends him out against fifth columnists.
Reprints:

The Legion of the Doomed (Table of Contents)

The Fiery Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (pages 1-4); Joe Simon (pages 5-10)
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fiery Mask [Jack Castle]; Ab Waltin; Ella Waltin
Synopsis:
When the demonic Legion of the Doomed force a rural couple to claim a sinister child as their own, the Fiery Mask must solve the crimes it commits in a chase that will lead him into Hell!
Reprints:

["The Man of the Day After To-morrow"] (Table of Contents)

Stuporman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Douglas [as Harry / Douglas] (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Douglas [as Harry / Douglas] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Douglas [as Harry / Douglas] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; satire-parody; superhero
Characters:
Stuporman [Marmaduke Snood, Jr.] (introduction); Mike Muskrat; Professor Plotz
Synopsis:
Stuporman is woken up from his nap to fight a criminal who has brainwashed a genial college professor into creating diabolical inventions to support his crimes.
Reprints:

[The Black Ace] (Table of Contents)

The Flying Flame / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor [as Okie] (signed)
Pencils:
Ben Flinton [as Ben] (signed)
Inks:
Ben Flinton [as Ben] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Red Ruff (introduction); Black Ace
Synopsis:
Captain Red Ruff flies his plane, the Flying Flame, on a mission against the Black Ace who is defending a Nazi castle where all attacking planes mysterious explode upon approach.
Reprints:

Scales of Justice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John H. Compton (signed)
Pencils:
Harry Ramsey [as H.R.] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Ramsey [as H.R.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Sam Reynolds; Texas Pete (death); Baldy; Dan Hobart; Giles Norton
Synopsis:
Texas Pete has been found murdered and the claim map he carried is missing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The winners from the Daring Comics Contest are announced in a box at the bottom of the 2nd page.

[The Schustak Case] (Table of Contents)

The Falcon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. Bing
Inks:
L. Bing
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Falcon [Carl Burgess]; Tony Wells; James Buttersworth; Bo Schustak
Reprints:

[The Kidnappers and the Magician] (Table of Contents)

Monako, Prince of Magic / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Inks:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Monako; Pere
Synopsis:
Monako spots a drugged man being held by thugs at one of his shows. Monako and his friend Pere must rescue the man's sister from a mysterious old hag.
Reprints:

[The Origin of Dynaman] (Table of Contents)

Dynaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman ?
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman
Inks:
Steve Dahlman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Steve Dahlman ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dynaman [Lagaro] (introduction, origin); Pharoah Khufor; Chief Tibur
Synopsis:
Larago, whose name means "Dynaman", grows up in the ancient advanced land of Korug displaying amazing strength of body and mind. When Korug abruptly sinks beneath the waves, only the flying Dynaman escapes. Finding the civilization of Egypt, helps the Pharaoh Khufor defend it against the barbarian Gurbans.
Reprints:

[The Coming of Tigerman] (Table of Contents)

Tigerman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Roy [as Roy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Tigerman (introduction); Professor Carson; Louise Carson; Rangoo; King Kuu
Synopsis:
Tigerman tries to rescue Professor Carson and his daughter Louise from an attack by the Monolink men, but all three are overwhelmed and taken to the underground kingdom of the Monolinks. After one failed attempt, Tigerman and the Carsons must brave an underground river to escape.
Reprints:

Mystic Comics #4 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hercules David; Black Widow [Claire Voyant]; Flexo; Dynamic Man [Curt Cowan]; Merzah; Invisible Man [Dr. Gade]; Blue Blaze [Spencer Keen]; Thin Man [Bruce Dickson];
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad from the publisher for Mystic Comics #4, including partial art from the cover and splash pages from the various features.

[Daring Mystery Comics #7] (Table of Contents)

Thunderer; The Fin; Blue Diamond; Challenger; Captain Daring / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?

Characters:
Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]; Fin [Peter Noble]; Challenger [Bill Waring]; Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Captain Daring
Reprints:

["We give you... The Thunderer"] (Table of Contents)

The Thunderer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Compton (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks:
Carl Burgos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs] (introduction); Eileen Conroy; Franz
Synopsis:
Jerry Carstairs uses his radio skills to intercept Nazi messages and construct the booming voice he uses as the Thunderer. While discouraging his friend Eileen from reporting on the fifth columnists for her own safety by day, by night he protects her and fights against the Nazis as the Thunderer.
Reprints:

Introducing the Fin (Table of Contents)

The Fin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fin [Peter Noble] (introduction, origin); Sub-Ruler Ikor
Synopsis:
Lt. Peter Noble is the sole survivor of a wrecked U.S. Navy submarine. As he escapes the wreck he finds himself unable to float and ends up inside a cavern populated by flying mer-men. After he defeats their leader they hail him as the reincarnation of their hero, the Fin, so he puts together a costume to fit the name.
Reprints:

[Origin of the Blue Diamond] (Table of Contents)

Blue Diamond / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow] (introduction, origin); Graham
Synopsis:
Professor Elton Morrow finds an enormous blue diamond on an Antarctic expedition, but it is shattered when Nazis attack his returning ship and the fragments become embedded in his body. Discovering that his whole body has become as hard as a diamond, he thwarts a burglary at his museum and decides to created a costumed identity for fighting crime.
Reprints:

[Kokey Flo] (Table of Contents)

Officer O'Krime / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Al Weine] (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Al Weine] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Al Weine] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Characters:
Officer O'Krime; Kokey Flo
Synopsis:
Officer O'Krime can't figure out whom to protect and whom to arrest.
Reprints:

[Origin of the Silver Scorpion] (Table of Contents)

The Silver Scorpion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle [as Jewell] (signed); ?
Inks:
Harry Sahle ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Scorpion [Betty Barstow] (introduction, origin); Dan Hurley; Greggs Hansen
Synopsis:
Betty Barstow, secretary for private detective Dan Hurley, dresses in a costume to go to a masquerade but ends up foiling a crime at the cemetery with her jiu-jitsu skills instead.
Reprints:

The Valley of Time (Table of Contents)

The Challenger / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Challenger [Bill Waring]
Synopsis:
Bill Waring, traveling the world to learn more weapon skills for his life as the Challenger, is captured by a lost Roman civilization and taken to an arena to fight gladiators armed only with a cestus.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part one of an unfinished story. The Challenger's feature moved to Mystic Comics after this issue, but the second half of this text story did not appear there with it. The bottom half of page 2 features an illustrated ad for Captain America Comics #2.

Captain America Thanks You! (Table of Contents)

Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Reprints:

[The Benefactor] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Million / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Burley
Inks:
Ray Burley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Mr. Million (introduction); Nickie; Mr. Wilson
Synopsis:
Mr. Million helps a boy who is trying to pay for his sick mother's medicine, but has to do it indirectly as the boy refuses any money he hasn't worked for.
Reprints:

The Underground Empire (Table of Contents)

Captain Daring / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Daring (introduction); Susan Parker; Frano
Synopsis:
In the far future, Captain Daring and Susan Parker lead the forces of the U.S.A. against attackers from an underground city.
Reprints:

Sub-Mariner #1 (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett; Paul Gustavson (inset)
Inks:
Bill Everett; Paul Gustavson (inset)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Angel [Tom Halloway]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for the first issue of the Sub-Mariner, featuring 40 pages of Prince Namor and 20 pages of the Angel, on sale March 1, 1941.

Meet the Challenger (Table of Contents)

The Challenger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Wojtkoski [as Nick Karlton] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Wojtkoski ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Challenger [Bill Waring] (introduction, origin); Mary; Dram
Synopsis:
After his father was killed trying to alert the authorities to a conspiracy of crooks and politicians, Bill Waring travels the world to learn all fighting forms and weapons. He returns as the Challenger, challenging everyone connected to his father's death.
Reprints:

[Daring Mystery Comics #8] (Table of Contents)

Captain Daring; The Fin; The Thunderer; Citizen V; Blue Diamond; Silver Scorpion / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Daring; Fin [Peter Noble]; Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]; Citizen V [John Watkins]; Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Silver Scorpion [Betty Barstow]
Reprints:

Daring Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Characters:
Silver Scorpion [Betty Barstow]; Fin [Peter Noble]; Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]; Captain Daring; Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Citizen V [John Watkins]; Li'l Professor; Rudy the Robot
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated Table of Contents, relating small capsule synopses plus artist on each strip.

V For Victory! (Table of Contents)

Citizen V / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Thompson [as Tom Benson]
Inks:
Ben Thompson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Citizen V [Lt. John Watkins] (introduction, origin); Adolf Hitler; Col. Franz Von Wehrheit
Synopsis:
British soldier Lt. John Watkins is injured and left behind at the retreat to Dunkirk. When he recovers he is mysteriously stronger, and returns to the battlefield in France as Citizen V to rally the conquered peoples to strike back at the Nazis. The "V" symbols he leaves everywhere soon begin to drive the enemy crazy.
Reprints:

Terror Reigns on the High Seas! (Table of Contents)

The Fin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fin [Peter Noble]; Barracuda [Capt. Von Wolff]
Synopsis:
The Fin discovers a Nazi U-boat captained by the Barracuda finishing off the destruction of a freighter. He boards the sub, fights the Barracuda, and radios the allied military to pick up the defeated Nazis.
Reprints:

["Marvel Comics Bowls 'em Over!"] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Sub-Mariner; Angel [Tom Halloway]; Patriot [Jeffrey Mace]; Vision [Aarkus]; Ka-Zar; Terry Vance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The ad is clearly for Marvel Mystery Comics, yet it's referred to as just "Marvel Comics" in all three places that the title is given.

Death Rides the Air Waves! (Table of Contents)

The Thunderer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Irving Werstein [as I. Werstien (sic)] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Robbins [as E. Robbins] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Robbins [as E. Robbins] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]; Edward Wade; Mary Graham; Gore; Harry; Slim; Mark
Synopsis:
A former radio engineer, who hates all of mankind, turns killer and devises a clever trap using Morse Code to kill people at random for revenge.
Reprints:

Danny Makes Good (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; non-fiction
Characters:
Dan Carmody; Lucy; Big Ed Clayton; Peggy Moran; Mr. Gilbert
Synopsis:
Dan Carmody, who had spent his early life getting to know and use cameras well, wanted to go to New York City and get a job on a big city newspaper, such as the New York Globe. He applied for a position and was turned down...that is, until he came upon the robbing of Pace National Bank, getting exclusive pictures and thus landing a job. He went to Spain in 1936 and then to China, taking some of the greatest photos in journalistic history, including dramatic pics of the evacuation of Dunkirk!
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[The Groom Strikes] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Professor and Rudy the Robot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Pretsch (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Pretsch (signed)
Inks:
Frank Pretsch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Li'l Professor (introdution); Rudy (introduction); Oswald; Groom
Synopsis:
The Groom, who commits all his crimes in a wedding suit, breaks into the Professor's home to steal Rudy for use in bank robberies.
Reprints:

["Smashing thru again!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain America Comics #9 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for Captain America Comics #9, including the cover.

[Mahomad, the Sinister Spiritualist] (Table of Contents)

Silver Scorpion / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks:
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Scorpion [Betty Barstow]; Mrs. Miles Danting; Dennis Danting; Effendi Mahomad [Eddie Lorey]
Synopsis:
The Silver Scorpion investigates a fake medium who is tricking rich clients into giving him their valuables for "safekeeping".
Reprints:

The Thirty-First Century Blitzkrieg! (Table of Contents)

Captain Daring / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth
Inks:
Frank Borth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Daring; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Goebbels; Hermann Göring; Von Schalz
Synopsis:
Hitler, Goebbels, Göring and Von Schalz escaped death in 1942 by freezing themselves in a cave. Now, in 2050 they have revived. They capture and brainwash Captain Daring into leading their armies against the United States!
Reprints:

"Didja see any suspicious lookin' characters around, Fuzzy?" (Table of Contents)

Tubby an' Tack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks:
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Houlihan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tubby; Tack; Fuzzy
Reprints:

The Hypnotized Ghosts (Table of Contents)

Blue Diamond / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Diamond [Elton Morrow]; Dr. Eric Karlin
Synopsis:
A hypnotist sneaks his hypnotized "ghosts" into the museum as corpses to drill through the wall to the Federal Reserve Bank. But Dr. Karlin did not realize that the Blue Diamond works out of that very museum!
Reprints:

Battle of the Giants! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch #5 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional illustrated ad for Human Torch Comics #5, featuring part of the art for the cover to Marvel Mystery Comics #9.

Production Photostats from Daring Mystery Comics #7 (Table of Contents)

Fin / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fin [Peter Noble]

Indexer Notes

Photostats for pages 1 and 2 of the Fin story.

Daring Mystery Comics House Ads (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House Ads from Marvel Mystery Comics #8, 11, 12, and 18, Sub-Mariner Comics #1, Captain America Comics #10, and Human Torch #5b.

Daring Mystery Comics House Ads from Pulp Magazines (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
t

Indexer Notes

Text House Ads from Sky Devils Vol. 2 #1 and Marvel Stories Vol. 2 #3 pulp magazines.

[Harry Sahle] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Indexer Notes

Photo of Harry Sahle at work on the Silver Scorpion.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Daring; The Fin; The Thunderer; Citizen V; Blue Diamond; Silver Scorpion
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mavel Boy
  3. 2. Credits / Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. [Daring Mystery Comics #5]
    The Falcon
  6. 5. The Jelly of Doom
    The Fiery Mask
  7. 6. [The Devil-Flower]
    Trojak, the Tiger Man
  8. 7. [Strike Against the Nazis]
    K-4 and his Sky Devils
  9. 8. [The Origin of Monako]
    Monako, Prince of Magic
  10. 9. [Battle of the Robots]
    Marvex
  11. 10. [Planet of Black-Light]
    Whirlwind Carter
  12. 11. The Death Clutch
  13. 12. Rebuilding the World
    Breeze Barton
  14. 13. Introducing Little Hercules
    Little Hercules
  15. 14. ["Meet the Falcon, nemesis of the underworld!"]
    The Falcon
  16. 15. [Daring Mystery Comics #6]
    Marvel Boy
  17. 16. Red Raven Comics #1
  18. 17. Introducing Marvel Boy
    Marvel Boy
  19. 18. The Legion of the Doomed
    The Fiery Mask
  20. 19. ["The Man of the Day After To-morrow"]
    Stuporman
  21. 20. [The Black Ace]
    The Flying Flame
  22. 21. Scales of Justice
  23. 22. [The Schustak Case]
    The Falcon
  24. 23. [The Kidnappers and the Magician]
    Monako, Prince of Magic
  25. 24. [The Origin of Dynaman]
    Dynaman
  26. 25. [The Coming of Tigerman]
    Tigerman
  27. 26. Mystic Comics #4
  28. 27. [Daring Mystery Comics #7]
    Thunderer; The Fin; Blue Diamond; Challenger; Captain Daring
  29. 28. ["We give you... The Thunderer"]
    The Thunderer
  30. 29. Introducing the Fin
    The Fin
  31. 30. [Origin of the Blue Diamond]
    Blue Diamond
  32. 31. [Kokey Flo]
    Officer O'Krime
  33. 32. [Origin of the Silver Scorpion]
    The Silver Scorpion
  34. 33. The Valley of Time
    The Challenger
  35. 34. Captain America Thanks You!
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  36. 35. [The Benefactor]
    Mr. Million
  37. 36. The Underground Empire
    Captain Daring
  38. 37. Sub-Mariner #1
    Sub-Mariner
  39. 38. Meet the Challenger
    The Challenger
  40. 39. [Daring Mystery Comics #8]
    Captain Daring; The Fin; The Thunderer; Citizen V; Blue Diamond; Silver Scorpion
  41. 40. Daring Table of Contents
  42. 41. V For Victory!
    Citizen V
  43. 42. Terror Reigns on the High Seas!
    The Fin
  44. 43. ["Marvel Comics Bowls 'em Over!"]
    Marvel Comics
  45. 44. Death Rides the Air Waves!
    The Thunderer
  46. 45. Danny Makes Good
  47. 46. [The Groom Strikes]
    Li'l Professor and Rudy the Robot
  48. 47. ["Smashing thru again!"]
    Captain America Comics #9
  49. 48. [Mahomad, the Sinister Spiritualist]
    Silver Scorpion
  50. 49. The Thirty-First Century Blitzkrieg!
    Captain Daring
  51. 50. "Didja see any suspicious lookin' characters around, Fuzzy?"
    Tubby an' Tack
  52. 51. The Hypnotized Ghosts
    Blue Diamond
  53. 52. Battle of the Giants!
    Human Torch #5
  54. 53. Production Photostats from Daring Mystery Comics #7
    Fin
  55. 54. Daring Mystery Comics House Ads
  56. 55. Daring Mystery Comics House Ads from Pulp Magazines
  57. 56. [Harry Sahle]
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