1939 - 1941
Country:
United States
Number of Issues:
38
Notes:
This is the original business name under which Martin Goodman began publishing comics in 1939. It was used on all issues up to and including those cover-dated March 1941 or Winter 1940-1941, spanning the period from Marvel Comics #1 to Captain America Comics #1. It was replaced by Timely Comics, Inc. starting with all issues cover-dated April 1941 or Spring 1941.

Editorial address during the 1939-1941 period: 330 W. 42nd St., N. Y., N. Y.
Publication addresses:
* Marvel Comics #1: 81 Spring St., Newark, N. J.
* Dec. 1939 - May 1940 (Marvel Mystery [#5-7 unconfirmed] and Daring Mystery): 8 Lord St., Buffalo, N. Y.
* June 1940 onwards: Meriden, Conn. [Marvel Mystery #8 unconfirmed]
Mystic Comics #1 and #2 (March and April 1940) give no separate publication address and filed for 2nd class status in New York, N. Y. Mystic Comics #3 (June, 1940) gives no separate publication address but filed for 2nd class status in Meriden, Conn. As of #4, the publication address is Meriden, Conn.
Issue Publication Date On-sale Date Brand
Captain America Comics (1941 series) #1 March 1941 1940-12-20
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #1 January 1940 1939-10-30
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #2 February 1940
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #3 April 1940 1940-01-29
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #4 May 1940 1940-03-01
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #5 June 1940 1940-04-11
Daring Mystery Comics (1940 series) #6 September 1940 1940-07-05
Gayety (1943 series) #4 1948
Gayety (1943 series) #5 July 1948
Gayety (1943 series) #6 [Fall] 1948
Gayety (1943 series) #7 Summer 1949
Gayety (1943 series) #9 Spring 1950
Gayety (1943 series) #10
The Human Torch (1940 series) #2 Fall 1940 1940-09-25
The Human Torch (1940 series) #3 Winter 1940-1941 1940-12-10
Marvel Comics (1939 series) #1 [First Printing] October 1939 1939-08-31
Marvel Comics (1939 series) #1 [Second Printing] November 1939 1939
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #2 December 1939 1939-10-13
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #3 January 1940 1939-11-17
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #4 February 1940 1939-12-20
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #5 March 1940 1940-01-17
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #6 April 1940 1940-02-20
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #7 May 1940 1940-03-20
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #8 June 1940 1940-04-23
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #9 July 1940 1940-05-17
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #10 August 1940 1940-06-15
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #11 September 1940 1940-07-19
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #12 October 1940 1940-08-15
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #13 November 1940 1940-09-17
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #14 December 1940 1940-10-18
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #15 January 1941 1940-11-18
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #16 February 1941 1940-12-10
Marvel Mystery Comics (1939 series) #17 March 1941 1941-01-13
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #1 March 1940 1940-01-15
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #2 April 1940 1940-02-13
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #3 June 1940 1940-04-09
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #4 July 1940 (August 1940) 1940-07-04
Mystic Comics (1940 series) #5 March 1941 1940-12-15
Red Raven Comics (1940 series) #1 August 1940 1940-05-29

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