([December] 2013)

Marvel, 2012 Series
Volume
2
Price
29.99 USD
Pages
284
On-sale Date
2013-12-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-6772-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785167723 52999
Editing
Cory Sedlmeier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Isanove
Inks
Richard Isanove
Colors
Richard Isanove

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch

Indexer Notes

Painting based on the original cover of Marvel Mystery Comics #7.

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

The Marvel Masterworks Library / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Masterworks Presents Golden Age Marvel Comics (Table of Contents: 2)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Angel / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]

Indexer Notes

Artwork of the Angel from Marvel Mystery Comics #8.

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

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Credits/Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

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Roy Thomas
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
By the time Marvel Mystery Comics #5 came out, around the beginning of 1940, publisher Martin Goodman had seen enough profit on the first issue or so that he had already launched a second Timely title: Daring Mystery Comics.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Alex Schomburg
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Alex Schomburg
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like a flaming comet, the Human Torch streaked to the rescue!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hamond]
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[The Orton Medical Mission] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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?
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Carl Burgos ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnson, a friend of the Human Torch, now known as Mr. Jim Hamond, shows the latter his hobby - short wave radio
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hamond]; Johnson; Tom; Blake (villain introduction, death); Hank (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
A medical emergency and crisis in the city of Orton during a blizzard forces the Torch to make a trip to that town with a plane full of medical supplies. Unfortunately, the plane crash lands and the supplies are stolen by a couple of escaped convicts.
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Indexer Notes

Torch finally in red uniform.

[Adventure of the Overturned Cars] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson ?; Ray Gill ?
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
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?
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Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An' watcha think you're doin', me bye?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Halloway]; Miss Mary; Mulligan (Policeman); Slugger (villain, introduction); Nick (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Angel rescues a girl and prevents a gang of bank robbers from successfully making a getaway with their loot.
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[On the Side of the Surface Men] (Table of Contents: 10)

Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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?
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Bill Everett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Namor's navy of Sub-Mariners has cleared a path through the mine-infested waters of the North Sea...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Mickey; Danny; Betty Dean; Tha-Korr; Lt. Mogar; Mills Gilligan (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Namor, after successfully ending the mine and sub menace in the Atlantic, briefly visits home, then heads back to America to help out with ending non-war related crime. But upon his arrival, he is immediately taken prisoner until Betty Dean convinces the authorities to release him to deal with criminals that have flooded the city's subway system.
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[Mystery of the Poisoned Arrows] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
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Al Anders [as Anders] (signed)
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Al Anders [as Anders] (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben Wallis - two fisted sheriff of "Fade-Out" - and his deputy are returning from a ranch murder.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Masked Raider [Jim Gardley]; Ben Wallis; Sam (deputy, death); Bill; Bart Simms; Grimsey (villain, introduction); Manuel (villain, introduction); Injun Joe
Synopsis
The Raider must deduce the reason behind a series of murders by poisoned arrow that occur close to election day.
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It's in the Cards! (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill (signed)
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Harry Ramsey [as H. Ramsey] (signed)
Inks
Harry Ramsey [as H. Ramsey] (signed)
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?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Any news darling?... Did they get him yet?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ace Carver; Jean Carver; Billy Creele; "Slit" Kinade (villain)
Synopsis
Ace Carver, and his wife, are worried that "Slit" Kinade is free and wants revenge.
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[The Tyrant of Torpis] (Table of Contents: 13)

Electro the Marvel of the Age / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
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Steve Dahlman [as Dahl] (signed)
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Steve Dahlman [as Dahl] (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calling operatives 1 and 4 - report to headquarters at once!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Electro; Dr. Phil Zog; King Sangor; Operative #1; Bill (Operative #4); Kalph Belgri (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Professor Zog informs Operatives #1 and #4 that he is going to dispatch Electro and them to the Republic of Molivia, which has been attacked and invaded by the dictator armies of Kalph Belgri, who seeks to control that nation.
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[King of the Counterfeiters] (Table of Contents: 14)

Ferret, Mystery Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed as I. Hasen)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed as I. Hasen)
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Nosey - something's up!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ferret; Nosey (a ferret); Little Frankie (death); Rickey (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The death of an underground stoolie and a piece of blank paper leads Ferret to uncover a major counterfeiting ring.
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Fifth Episode [Return of the Oman] (Table of Contents: 15)

Adventures of Ka-Zar The Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
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Ben Thompson (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leave the jungle at once... or I will have to kill you!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [David Rand]; John Rand (cameo); Zar (a lion); N'Jaga (a leopard); Nono (a monkey); Paul De Kraft [aka Fat Face] (villain, death); Ed Kivlin (villain, death); Aroangi (villain); Bwala (villain)
Synopsis
When De Kraft learns that David Rand [aka Ka-Zar] still lives, he tracks down the "Jungle God" and takes him captive, arranging a rather protracted and cruel death for him.
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Timely Comics Inc. (Table of Contents: 16)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Angel / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Alex Schomburg
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Alex Schomburg
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?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swinging across the shark pool the Angel grasped the girl!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]
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Keywords
bondage; sharks

[The Forest Fire Felons] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Carl Burgos ?
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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?
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Carl Burgos ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An incendiary bomb, a bank robbery and a forest fire combine to test the peculiar ability of that most amazing person - the Human Torch!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Tomson (fire fighter); Mr. Barton (bank President); Patch (villain, introduction, death); Turgo (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Torch must combat a forest fire in order to prevent the Midtown's Bank from being the scene of the theft of indendiary bomb plans.
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[The Woman Who Knew Tom Hallaway] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson ?; Ray Gill ?
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Paul Gustavson
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Paul Gustavson
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?
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Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A stately, clean-cut figure walks leisurely through a slum section of the city...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; Mary Edwards; Gabby Harris (villain, introduction, death); Nichol (villain, introduction, jeweler and fence, death); Rocco (villain)
Synopsis
The Angel must save a young woman, who has been kidnapped for the $500,000 necklace that she is supposed to be wearing.
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[The Execution of the Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents: 20)

Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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?
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Bill Everett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say - yer the Sub-Mariner, aintcha?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; Marty (Policeman); Mike (Policeman)
Synopsis
After helping to clear up up the subway disaster, Namor is put on trial for his life and sentenced to death, but is saved by the actions of Betty Dean. However, Namor vows revenge for what has happened to him.
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[The Border Dictator] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Al Anders
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Al Anders
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?

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A lone rider enters the one and only street of El Pinos - just north of the Rio Grande.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Masked Raider [Jim Gardley]; Lightning (the Rider's horse); Pete Williams (ranch owner); Sam Marvin (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Raider takes a hand in trying to discover why Sam Marvin wants to cheat Pete Williams out of his spread, and discovers the land is being used to send rustled beef through.
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The Shrinking Spy (Table of Contents: 22)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Ray Gill ? [as Andrew McWhiney] (signed)
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Frank Thomas [as Thomas] (signed)
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Frank Thomas [as Thomas] (signed)
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?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are a reporter, isn't it true?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Randy Hayes; Professor Barzak (villain); Rudolf [Jack Savage]
Synopsis
A reporter is taken prisoner by an evil professor, who has invented a potion allowing a man to shrink in size so that he could fit under a door.
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Indexer Notes

Three illustrations.

[The Voice's Dope Racket] (Table of Contents: 23)

Electro the Marvel of the Age / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
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Steve Dahlman [as Dahl] (signed)
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Steve Dahlman [as Dahl] (signed)
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Planes take off regularly, for all parts of the U.S., carrying Electro operators, bent on investigating conditions and situations of all kinds that may be in need of the mighty aid of Electro.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Electro; Professor Zog; Wilkins [secretary to Zog]; Bill Dunn [Operator #7]; Detective Riley; The Voice (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Professor Zog orders his complete staff of Operators to locate cities all across the nation that are having problem with dope-running so that Electro can be sent to them to clean them up.
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[Murder of a Cosmetics Queen] (Table of Contents: 24)

Ferret, Mystery Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed as I. Hasen)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed as I. Hasen)
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ferret arrives in Fairdale in answer to an urgent call from Lily Saunders.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Ferret; Lily Saunders; Cora Waterbury (death); Dr. Jelenko; Rene Waterbury; Venario; Ryan (villain)
Synopsis
The Ferret investigates the death of the owner of large cosmetic factory.
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[Revenge For a Blind Man] (Table of Contents: 25)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day, deep in the heart of the Congo jungle, N'Jaga, the leopard, detected the scent of a man... the hated oman!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [David Rand]; N'Jaga (a leopard); Zar (a lion); Trajah (an elephant); Nono (a monkey); Fenton (villain, introduction, death); Wazi
Synopsis
Coming across a dying man, Ka-Zar learns of a new threat in the jungle, a man named Fenton who lusts to kill!
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Timely Comics Inc. (Table of Contents: 26)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

The Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Alex Schomburg
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Alex Schomburg
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?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The flooded cell would soon be a death trap for the Human Torch!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hamond]; Ka-Zar [David Rand] (inset); The Angel [Tom Hallaway] (inset); Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor] (inset); Electro (inset); Ferret (inset)
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Keywords
bondage; deep sea diving suits; hypodermic syringes

[The Human Torch--Policeman] (Table of Contents: 28)

The Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos (signed)
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Carl Burgos ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Busy crowds stop, stare, and scream as the Human Torch plummets down in the heart of Fifth Avenue.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hamond]; Johnson; Roglo (villain); Red (villain, death)
Synopsis
The Torch joins the Police Department and is given a free hand to wage his campaign against the criminal Roglo and others like him.
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[Marked For Murder] (Table of Contents: 29)

The Angel, Master of Men / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Paul Gustavson ?; Ray Gill ?
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Paul Gustavson
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Paul Gustavson ?; Joe Simon ?
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?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

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Certain death looms ahead as two cars race side by side over the slippery mountain road...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Halloway]; Betty Martin; Hank (villain); Mike; Henry Martin; Emma Martin (villain, death)
Synopsis
The Angel and Betty are nearly killed by being run off a cliff, but soon discover why: Betty's aunt is planning to kill her and her father for his money.
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[Rampage in New York] (Table of Contents: 30)

Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett (signed)
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Bill Everett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Namor, you have been cheated and mistreated by the treacherous Americans. What do you intend to do about it?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Tha-Korr; Evans; Fiorello LaGuardia; Betty Dean
Synopsis
Because Namor has been cheated and mistreated by the Americans, he decides to use New York as his base while destroying the entire continent.
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[The Framing of the Masked Raider] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
William Allison
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William Allison
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Nat Parker and his son are headed for their ranch, unaware that-
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Masked Raider [Jim Gardley]; Lightning (Raider's horse); Nat Parker
Synopsis
After saving the life of Nat Parker and his son from outlaws, the Marshal accuses the Raider for the attack.
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Blasting Bombers (Table of Contents: 32)

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David C. Cooke (signed)
Pencils
Frank Thomas [as F. T.] (signed)
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Frank Thomas [as F. T.] (signed)
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?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The war had no more than started.
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Lou Herbert
Synopsis
American flier Lou Herbert takes matters into his own hands when an enemy air force attacks Sinki.
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[The Felons and the Flood] (Table of Contents: 33)

Electro the Marvel of the Age / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Steve Dahlman (signed)
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Steve Dahlman (signed)
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Excessive rains have caused the mighty Ohio River to overflow its banks ---- the sweeping torrents crush and demolish everything in its surging, terrifying path---!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Electro; Professor Zog; Jim; "Boss" Sarpo (villain, introduction); Sarpo's gang [Joe; Red] (villains, introduction for both)
Synopsis
Severe flooding by the Ohio River endangers the life and property of many, so Professor Zog instructs two of his Operatives to take Electro to the scene to help out.
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[Kidnapped By the Duke] (Table of Contents: 34)

Ferret, Mystery Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A subway train roars into a station......
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ferret; Nosey; Cynthia Bryant; The Duke (villain); Broderick (villain); Batty (villain)
Synopsis
Ferret is taken prison, as candy heiress Cynthia Bryant had been, and is told to authorize payment of $50,000 ransom for his release.
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[The Deadly Scheme of "Red" Skelton] (Table of Contents: 35)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson (signed)
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?
Letters
?

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One day, while on a trip through the forest, he heard a peculiar droning sound in the sky.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [David Rand]; Professor Rice (death); Mara Rice (Professor's daughter); Zar (a lion); Trajah (an elephant); "Red" Skelton (villain, death)
Synopsis
Ka-Zar notes the arrival of a Professor Rice, a botanist who has come to the Belgian Congo to search for certain rare species of plant life. Unfortunately for the good Professor, his pilot is a thief and murderer, who not only intends to blackmail the Professor for $100,000, but also to marry his daughter.
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Timely Comics Inc. (Table of Contents: 36)

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[Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents: 37)

The Angel / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
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?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was the Angel's steel-muscled body against the two-ton monster!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; The Human Torch [Jim Hamond] (inset); Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor] (inset)
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Keywords
automatic pistols; bondage

The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner Meet (Table of Contents: 38)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
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?
Letters
Bill Everett

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So - they're going to send the Torch after me! Let him come! He'll soon learn to respect me!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Human Torch [Jim Hamond]
Synopsis
Namor looks for new ways to avenge himself on the mankind that attempted to electrocute him, but the Torch shows up and drives him away for the time-being.
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[The Search for Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents: 39)

The Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos (signed)
Pencils
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Carl Burgos ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the Torch! - He's after the Sub-Mariner!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hamond]; Jeff (policeman); Frank (policeman); Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean
Synopsis
Embittered because the Police Chief believes Torch to be yellow because he failed to bring in the Sub-Mariner, the Torch races off to repair some of the damage Namor caused. He meets up with Betty and together they head for the Empire State Building where the Prince has been spotted, and once again drives Namor away.
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[The Captive in the Cabin] (Table of Contents: 40)

The Angel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson ?; Ray Gill ?
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
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?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

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A cold death-like wind blows through a hidden cabin where several men hold a girl captive.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Tom Halloway]; Miss Rogers; Frank (villain)
Synopsis
The Angel rescues a kidnapped girl in a cabin, supposedly held for ransom, and whose father owns the controlling stock in the Meltmore Steel Company.
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[The Boomeranged Hold-Up] (Table of Contents: 41)

The Masked Raider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Al Anders [as Anders] (signed)
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Al Anders [as Anders] (signed)
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Letters
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In front of the town bank.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Masked Raider [Jim Gardley]; Mexican Pete (introduction); Brady (villain)
Synopsis
The Raider runs into Mexican Pete, who has attempted to trail the thieves who just robbed a local bank and made off with the savings of the small ranchers. But the Raider smells a rat and that rat is the President of the robbed bank!
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Dynamite's Doom (Table of Contents: 42)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack D'Arcy (signed)
Pencils
Sam Gilman [as S. G.] (signed)
Inks
Sam Gilman [as S. G.] (signed)
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?
Letters
typeset

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The door suddenly swung open.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Burnett; Jim (villain); Sandy (villain)
Synopsis
Steve runs across a cabin inhabited by two train robbers, but is rendered unconscious. When he awakes, he must discover why they have come to this shack in Silver Mountain and tied him to a cot when there is no silver left in that area.
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Marvel Comics Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 43)

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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
February 1940 issue

[The Crook Who Controlled Electro] (Table of Contents: 44)

Electro the Marvel of the Age / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Steve Dahlman (signed)
Inks
Steve Dahlman (signed)
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Boss" Sarpo, notorious gang-leader, has been sent to prison after being captured by Electro and Professor Zog's men, while looting towns during the great Ohio flood.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Scar-Face Joe; Professor Zog; Jones; Briggs; Electro; Boss Sarpo; Rupert Haden; Flynn; Jago
Synopsis
Scar-Face Joe and his gang, kidnap Professor Zog and uses Electro to break Boss Sarpo from prison.
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[Battle With Blackie Giles] (Table of Contents: 45)

Ferret, Mystery Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ferret drives to the Utopia Savings Bank to make a deposit....
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ferret; Blackie Giles; Mac
Synopsis
Ferret arrives at his bank to make a deposit just as it is being robbed, but he uses an unusual strategy, with himself as bait, to round up the crooks.
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[Gold and Greed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barrie Richards, an Englishman, has inherited a gold mine in the Belgian Congo from his father's estate.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Barrie Richards; Lester Drake; Abwama; Ka-Zar [David Rand]; Zar
Synopsis
Drake kills the man who has inherited a gold mine worth far more than he thought because he refuses to use the local natives as slave laborers. The local tribal chief enlists the aid of Ka-Zar to deal with the problem.
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Characters
The Human Torch; The Angel; Ka-Zar; Sub-Mariner; Electro; Ferret

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The covers of Marvel Mystery Comics #5-8.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Marvel Masterworks Library
  3. 2. Marvel Masterworks Presents Golden Age Marvel Comics
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Angel
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Credits/Contents
  7. 6. Introduction
  8. 7. ["Like a flaming comet, the Human Torch streaked to the rescue!"]
    The Human Torch
  9. 8. [The Orton Medical Mission]
    The Human Torch
  10. 9. [Adventure of the Overturned Cars]
    The Angel
  11. 10. [On the Side of the Surface Men]
    Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner
  12. 11. [Mystery of the Poisoned Arrows]
    The Masked Raider
  13. 12. It's in the Cards!
  14. 13. [The Tyrant of Torpis]
    Electro the Marvel of the Age
  15. 14. [King of the Counterfeiters]
    Ferret, Mystery Detective
  16. 15. Fifth Episode [Return of the Oman]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar The Great
  17. 16. Timely Comics Inc.
  18. 17. ["Swinging across the shark pool the Angel grasped the girl!"]
    The Angel
  19. 18. [The Forest Fire Felons]
    The Human Torch
  20. 19. [The Woman Who Knew Tom Hallaway]
    The Angel
  21. 20. [The Execution of the Sub-Mariner]
    Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner
  22. 21. [The Border Dictator]
    The Masked Raider
  23. 22. The Shrinking Spy
  24. 23. [The Voice's Dope Racket]
    Electro the Marvel of the Age
  25. 24. [Murder of a Cosmetics Queen]
    Ferret, Mystery Detective
  26. 25. [Revenge For a Blind Man]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  27. 26. Timely Comics Inc.
  28. 27. ["The flooded cell would soon be a death trap for the Human Torch!"]
    The Human Torch
  29. 28. [The Human Torch--Policeman]
    The Human Torch
  30. 29. [Marked For Murder]
    The Angel, Master of Men
  31. 30. [Rampage in New York]
    Prince Namor, The Sub-Mariner
  32. 31. [The Framing of the Masked Raider]
    The Masked Raider
  33. 32. Blasting Bombers
  34. 33. [The Felons and the Flood]
    Electro the Marvel of the Age
  35. 34. [Kidnapped By the Duke]
    Ferret, Mystery Detective
  36. 35. [The Deadly Scheme of "Red" Skelton]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  37. 36. Timely Comics Inc.
  38. 37. [Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner]
    The Angel
  39. 38. The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner Meet
    Sub-Mariner
  40. 39. [The Search for Sub-Mariner]
    The Human Torch
  41. 40. [The Captive in the Cabin]
    The Angel
  42. 41. [The Boomeranged Hold-Up]
    The Masked Raider
  43. 42. Dynamite's Doom
  44. 43. Marvel Comics Contest Winners
  45. 44. [The Crook Who Controlled Electro]
    Electro the Marvel of the Age
  46. 45. [Battle With Blackie Giles]
    Ferret, Mystery Detective
  47. 46. [Gold and Greed]
    Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great
  48. 47. ["Good News!"]
  49. 48. ["Marvel Mystery Comics #6 house ad from Goodman pulp Complete Sports vol.2 #5 (April 1940)"]
  50. 49. ["Marvel Mystery Comics #8 house ad from Mystic Comics #4 (July 1940)"]
  51. 50. ["The Golden Age of Marvel Comics vol.1 TPB (1997)"]
  52. 51. ["The Golden Age of Marvel Comics vol.2 TPB (1999)"]
  53. 52. ["Golden Age Marvel Masterworks also available in hardcover"]
  54. 53. ["Next in the line of classics from the Marvel Masterworks Library... The X-Men volume 6"]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
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