(April 1949)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Manvis Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

The Man Who Grew! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gustav Schrotter
Inks:
Gustav Schrotter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Doctor Dill

The Man Who Grew! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4543

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Joe (dock worker); Charley (dock worker); Ben (dock worker); Dr. D. D. Dill (villain)
Synopsis:
Namor's nemesis, Dr. Dill, creates a fluid that can cause unlimited growth.....and he plans on using it on the Sub-Mariner, hoping to make him so hated by the people, because of his size, that they will banish him. Once that is accomplished, Doc Dill and his men, believe they can successfully hijack a gold shipment at sea.

Indexer Notes

Above the banner on the splash page reads: "Editorial consultant: Jean Thompson, M.D., Psychiatrist, Childhood Guidance Bureau, Board of Education, New York City".

The Lost Land! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
5060

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; Tolan; Nagorbu
Synopsis:
Namor tells Betty how, in ancient Atlantis, a man named Nagorbu brought a powerful magnet which his ancestor, Tolan, ordered to be thrown into the sea.

Indexer Notes

Some information on this sequence from John Holstein.

The Big Cat (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Statement of ownership] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[Letter from the editor to parents with comic book reading children] (Table of Contents)

text article / ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A letter from the editors about the negative attention being paid to comic books, assuring parents that their books are wholesome.

The Sea Wolf! (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner Special / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Bellman
Inks:
Allen Bellman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4267

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Buster Miller; Billie
Synopsis:
Buster Miller is a "sea-wolf" who hits on every pretty girl in sight and brags about beating the Sub-Mariner in a swimming race. The Sub-Mariner over-hears him and teaches him a lesson.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, 2006-3-30).

Pencil and inker credits from Jim Vassallo via the Timely-Atlas-Comics Group (timely-atlas-comics@yahoogroups.com), 2008-8-24. Original indexer credited the pencils to Mike Sekowsky.

Some information on this sequence from John Holstein.

[The Hypnotist of Horror] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4482

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Lem Snipe (villain)

The Drink of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
4040

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Spoiler (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Grew!
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Man Who Grew!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Lost Land!
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. The Big Cat
  5. 4. [Statement of ownership]
  6. 5. [Letter from the editor to parents with comic book reading children]
  7. 6. The Sea Wolf!
    Sub-Mariner Special
  8. 7. [The Hypnotist of Horror]
    Captain America
  9. 8. The Drink of Death!
    Sub-Mariner
This issue was most recently modified by:
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