(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:
Stan Lee
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:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Art "The Great" Shires (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7???

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

Indexer Notes

Brown art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

The Original Celtics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores (splash); Bob Powell
Inks:
Syd Shores? (splash); Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
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:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7110

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

Indexer Notes

unknown inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores.

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) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flying Fish! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7095

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

Indexer Notes

Rice pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores.

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. The Flying Fish!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Andrews
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers