(February 1950)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Animirth Comics, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

SPORTS ACTION is published by ANIMIRTH COMICS, INC. Office of Publication: 350 5th Avenue, New York, N. Y. Application for second-class entry pending at the post office at New York, N. Y., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Canton, Ohio. Published quarterly. Copyright, 1949. by ANIMIRTH COMICS, INC., 350 5th Avenue, New York 1, N. Y. Vol. 1, No. 2, FEBRUARY, 1950, issue. Price 10c per copy. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons, and/or institutions appearing in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U. S. A.

No "Marvel Comic" logo on this issue, although it is present on #3 and on Sport Stars #1.
Kable News distributor logo on cover. Detailed content information from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo [as Doc. V] (June 8, 2005).


The True Life Story of George Gipp of Notre Dame (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (layout?; roughs?); Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Art "The Great" Shires (Table of Contents)

Art "The Great" Shires / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Pencils:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Inks:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Colors:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Letters:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Job Number:
7???

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Art "The Great" Shires
Reprints:

The Original Celtics (Table of Contents)

The Original Celtics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Pencils:
Syd Shores (splash); Bob Powell (rest of story)
Inks:
Syd Shores? (splash); Bob Powell? (rest of story)
Colors:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Letters:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Job Number:
7140

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Reprints:

Gloved Dynamite (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
6409

Genre:
sports
Reprints:

Win It For The Gipper! (Table of Contents)

George Gipp / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Colors:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Letters:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Job Number:
7110

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
George Gipp; Knute Rockne
Reprints:

A Tired Left Arm (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
6410

Genre:
sports
Reprints:

[Man Comics] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Full page ad for Man Comics.

Hironoshin Furuhanshi, "The Flying Fish!" (Table of Contents)

Hironoshin Furuhanshi / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Pencils:
Syd Shores? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Inks:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Colors:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Letters:
? (splash); ? (rest of story)
Job Number:
7095

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Hironoshin Furuhanshi
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The True Life Story of George Gipp of Notre Dame
  2. 1. Art "The Great" Shires
    Art "The Great" Shires
  3. 2. The Original Celtics
    The Original Celtics
  4. 3. Gloved Dynamite
  5. 4. Win It For The Gipper!
    George Gipp
  6. 5. A Tired Left Arm
  7. 6. [Man Comics]
  8. 7. Hironoshin Furuhanshi, "The Flying Fish!"
    Hironoshin Furuhanshi
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Andrews
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers