(May 1950)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Whom the Gods Destroy! (Table of Contents)

Venus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy; romance
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Jupiter; Loki
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Michael Vassallo, via the GCD Errors List, challenges the original indexer's crediting of the art to George Klein ?

The Man She Dared Not Love Chapter One: A Pact With the Devil! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7231

Genre:
superhero; fantasy; romance
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Marvin Klee; Apollo; Jupiter; Zoroba
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (21 December 2004).
Original indexer credited Mike Sekowsky ?

[The Man She Dared Not Love], Chapter Two: The Gods in Danger! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ? (p 1); ? (pp 2-5)
Inks:
? (p 1); George Klein ? (pp 2-5)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7231

Genre:
romance; superhero
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Marvin Klee; Apollo; Jupiter; Zoroba; Loki
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (21 December 2004).

A Star Named Barry (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joan Barry (illustration)
Inks:
Joan Barry (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
7049

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Updated creator credits by Dr. Michael J. Vassallo (6 January 2005).

[The Man She Dared Not Love], Chapter Three: Back to Earth! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7021

Genre:
romance; superhero
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Marvin Klee; Apollo; Zoroba
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (21 December 2004).

The Wrong Choice! (Table of Contents)

A Venus Special Feature! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (p 1); ? (pp 2-3)
Inks:
George Klein (p 1); George Klein ? (pp 2-3)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7347

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lester Dowd; Amy Clark; Hal Bennett
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Dr. Michael Vassallo via the GCD Errors List.
The original indexer credited pencils and inks to Syd Shores.

Beauty for Everyone!, Chapter 1: A Dream Is Born! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7361

Genre:
superhero; fantasy; romance
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Lil Fields; Marvin Klee
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Michael Vassallo, via the GCD Errors List (21 December 2004), challenges the original indexer's crediting of Pencils: Ken Bald ? and Inks: Syd Shores ?

[Beauty for Everyone!], Chapter 2: The Gods Look Down! (Table of Contents)

Venus / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7361

Genre:
romance; superhero
Characters:
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Marvin Klee; Minnie Geels
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (21 December 2004).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Venus
Synopsis:
House ad for Venus.
Reprints:

I Was a Slave to a Promise! (Table of Contents)

A Venus Special Feature! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Del Bourgo ?
Inks:
Maurice Del Bourgo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6381

Genre:
Romance
Characters:
Betty; Ward
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits provided by Dr. Michael Vassallo via the GCD Error list (19 May 2003).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Whom the Gods Destroy!
    Venus
  2. 1. The Man She Dared Not Love Chapter One: A Pact With the Devil!
    Venus
  3. 2. [The Man She Dared Not Love], Chapter Two: The Gods in Danger!
    Venus
  4. 3. A Star Named Barry
  5. 4. [The Man She Dared Not Love], Chapter Three: Back to Earth!
    Venus
  6. 5. The Wrong Choice!
    A Venus Special Feature!
  7. 6. Beauty for Everyone!, Chapter 1: A Dream Is Born!
    Venus
  8. 7. [Beauty for Everyone!], Chapter 2: The Gods Look Down!
    Venus
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Venus
  10. 9. I Was a Slave to a Promise!
    A Venus Special Feature!
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  • Tony R. Rose
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