(1945)

Marvel, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1945-08-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Cornell Publishing Corporation
Editing
Vincent Fago (managing editor) ?

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1977, page 469, registration number B696339. Copyright renewal by Marvel Comics Group, May 4, 1973, renewal number R684820.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Millie the Model / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; Ruth Atkinson (Millie's head)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch me throw a perfect strike!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Millie Collins; bald-headed bowler; male bowler
Keywords
bowling

Indexer Notes

Sekowsky info per Atlas Tales and Nick Caputo, July 2012. Millie's hair is colored brown instead of blonde.

[Given Your choice of valuable gifts or cash] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gold Crown Products / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

New Enlargement 3¢ Stamp (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Miss Universe 1945] (Table of Contents: 3)

Millie the Model / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Atkinson
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Millicent "Millie" Collins (introduction); Marge Gregory; Lisbeth Collins (Millie's mother); Jonathan Collins (Millie's father); Flicker Holbrook; Larry Hanover; Mayor La Guardia (mentioned); Bessie (Marge's sister); Miss Withers (receptionist)
Synopsis
In her hometown of Barberton, Millie wins a beauty contest and then along with her friend Marge, travels to New York City with hopes to become a fashion model.
Keywords
Barberton; beauty contest; modeling agencies; New York City; subway; Western Union

Indexer Notes

First of four stories in this issue that establish Millie as a character and her efforts to establish a career in modelling at the Hanover Agency in New York City. Ruth Atkinson has been credited as the creator, writer and artist of the first issue of Millie the Model.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Millie the Model / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know what country is known as
Characters
Millie Collins; Marge Gregory; Flicker Holbrook; Larry Hanover

Indexer Notes

Word puzzles, connect the dots and a maze.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Millie the Model / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Atkinson
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's she got that I haven't got?
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Millie Collins; Marge Gregory; Flicker Holbrook; Miss Withers; Larry Hanover; Lila Languid; President Truman (mentioned); Van Johnson (mentioned); Frank Sinatra (mentioned); Lana Turner (mentioned)
Synopsis
Flicker starts a publicity campaign to make Millie famous.
Keywords
New York City newspapers; The 21 and a half Club

Timed for Teens (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Millie the Model / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Atkinson
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My pictured beauty is so breath-taking
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Millie Collins; Marge Gregory; Flicker Holbrook; Miss Withers; Larry Hanover; Lila Languid; wardrobe woman
Synopsis
Millie gets a modelling assignment for a perfume advertisement.
Keywords
Barberton; beauty parlor; Parfum de Printemps; subway

[Sacramento] (Table of Contents: 8)

Millie the Model / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Millie Collins

Indexer Notes

Four word puzzles with illustrations of Millie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Millie the Model / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Atkinson
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't figure out why I have to reduce
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Millie Collins; Marge Gregory; Flicker Holbrook; Cynthia; Mr. Robbie; cameraman
Synopsis
Flicker gets an assignment for Millie to model swimsuits.
Keywords
swimming pool; swimsuits; The 21 and a half Club

[Matched Cameo Ring and Earring Birthstone Set] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Invenco Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free 150 Power Microscope (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Speedy Energy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth Candy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Watch me throw a perfect strike!"]
    Millie the Model
  2. 1. [Given Your choice of valuable gifts or cash]
    Gold Crown Products
  3. 2. New Enlargement 3¢ Stamp
    Dean Studios
  4. 3. [Miss Universe 1945]
    Millie the Model
  5. 4. ["Do you know what country is known as"]
    Millie the Model
  6. 5. ["What's she got that I haven't got?"]
    Millie the Model
  7. 6. Timed for Teens
    Miss America
  8. 7. ["My pictured beauty is so breath-taking"]
    Millie the Model
  9. 8. [Sacramento]
    Millie the Model
  10. 9. ["I can't figure out why I have to reduce"]
    Millie the Model
  11. 10. [Matched Cameo Ring and Earring Birthstone Set]
    Invenco Corporation
  12. 11. Free 150 Power Microscope
    Metro Publications
  13. 12. Speedy Energy
    Baby Ruth Candy
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