(August 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
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Stan Goldberg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; Toro
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credit per Stan Goldberg.

The World's End (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Ernie Bache
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-584
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Stella Marko; Professor Marko (villain) (introduction, death); Gorodok (introduction, death)
Synopsis
A communist spy convinces Professor Marko to use a vacuum built on top of an observatory to suck in all the world's air in a bid for world domination. Torch and Toro put a stop his plans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group, Inks credit from the Atlas tales website, original indexer credited Dick Ayers for inks.
Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

In Korea! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Ernie Bache
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-572
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Colonel Kung (introduction)
Synopsis
The Torch and Toro fight Communists in North Korea to rescue a US General & his daughter and prevent the secret of an "atomic cannon" from falling into Red hands.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Inks credit from the Atlas tales website, original indexer credited Dick Ayers for inks.
Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Lost Island (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
E-736
Genre
adventure
Reprints

The Octopus-Men! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
E-895
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Octopus Men (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Flame On! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Hank Chapman
Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Ernie Bache
Colors
?
Letters
Dick Ayers

Job Number
E-590
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Fred Jory; Colonel Frost; Lotty Frost; Communists
Synopsis
Air Force pilot Fred Jory nearly crashes his jet due to an empty fuel tank but is saved by the Torch. He reveals he's a coward, and will never be able to marry Lotty, the Colonel's daughter. The Torch promises to help him build his confidence up. Back at the base, Col. Frost is at the mercy of Commie spies trying to steal a "Super-Jet". The spies make off with the jet and Lotty but the Torch and Jory bring both back safely. When the spies strike again, Jory lashes out, and only afterwards realizes he's beaten the spies without help!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. Inks credit from the Atlas tales website, original indexer credited Dick Ayers for inks.
Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch
  2. 1. The World's End
    Human Torch
  3. 2. In Korea!
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Lost Island
  5. 4. The Octopus-Men!
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Flame On!
    Human Torch
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Matthew Head
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose