(February 1949)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comic [round logo]
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)

The Giant of the Mountains! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Sun Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sun Girl
Reprints:
Keywords:
giants; snow

Indexer Notes

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

The Giant of the Alps! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4237

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prof. Grimm; Felix Borkor; Mr. Borkor; Mrs. Borkor; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sun Girl
Synopsis:
Professor Grimm kidnaps a child to experiment upon with growth serum. After he directs the giant to rob for him, Torch and Sun Girl inject the infant with reducing serum and the giant goes on a rampage which knocks over a tree and kills Grimm. Eventually the serum works and the kid becomes a normal sized infant again whom Torch and Sun Girl return to his parents.

Indexer Notes

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

War-Cry of the Jungle! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett
Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4260

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Namora; Betty Dean; Jepson; a tribe of Carribean Indians

The Submarine (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
SL-3232

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Unmasked! (Table of Contents)

Blonde Phantom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4180

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

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

The Vengeance of the Space Monster! (Table of Contents)

Sun Girl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Syd Shores ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4091

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Elmo Vandal; Prof. Lowe; Inez Low; Roger Reed; a sphere-creature

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer had Mike Sekowsky pencils but Ken Bald (personal communication to Chris Boyko) indicated that this was story was his pencil work; inks do not appear to be Shores.

["Hi, Friends:"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial about anti-comic sentiment; mentions Dr. Wertham by name.

Death Mask Dance! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3437

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lefty Spence; Bob Wills

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer has Syd Shores inking.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Giant of the Mountains!
    Human Torch; Sun Girl
  2. 1. The Giant of the Alps!
    Human Torch
  3. 2. War-Cry of the Jungle!
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Submarine
  5. 4. Unmasked!
    Blonde Phantom
  6. 5. The Vengeance of the Space Monster!
    Sun Girl
  7. 6. ["Hi, Friends:"]
  8. 7. Death Mask Dance!
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bill Borre
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich