(April 1954)

Marvel, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chipiden Publishing Corp.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US (#2-35); then standard Silver Age US (#36-38)
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-115
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Torch, flame on! It's our only chance!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Betty Wilson; Chief Wilson; "Dr. Felix Codrey" (Introduction, Death)
Synopsis
A soviet spy steals plans for an atomic hand blaster and creates one that gets confused with toys he has created for decoys. The Torch buys it when looking for a present for a poor boy. The spy falls to his death in battle with Torch and Toro at an industrial plant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Burgos redrew the figures of the Torch and Toro throughout the story. The original art revealed Burgos' paste-ups over Ayers original drawings, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.
Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-130
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurray, Professor, this is a wonderful find!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Chief Wilson; Betty Wilson
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

Burgos redrew the figures of the Torch and Toro throughout the story. The original art revealed Burgos' paste-ups over Ayers original drawings, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.
Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Voodoo Magic (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
8276
Reprints

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

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Epp

Job Number
E-139
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't explain it, Peter...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Sam Hooker; Peter Matson; Anna
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed); Carl Burgos (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-160
First Line of Dialogue or Text
One step closer, Torch, and da kid gets it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Betty Wilson; Joseph Carlisle; Dan Carlisle; The Ape (introduction, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Burgos redrew the figures of the Torch and Toro throughout the story. The original art revealed Burgos' paste-ups over Ayers original drawings, as noted in Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Heroes Volume Two.
Script credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch
  2. 1. ["Torch, flame on! It's our only chance!"]
    Human Torch
  3. 2. ["Hurray, Professor, this is a wonderful find!"]
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Voodoo Magic
  5. 4. ["I can't explain it, Peter..."]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. ["One step closer, Torch, and da kid gets it!"]
    Human Torch
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