Strongman #3 [A-1 #134]
(July-August 1955)

Magazine Enterprises, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1955
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Enterprises
Brand
ME
Editing
Vin Sullivan (publisher); Ray Krank (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia states: STRONGMAN No. 3 (A-1 No. 134).


The Deadly Hour! (Table of Contents)

Strongman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Stongman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is unsigned.

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

Strongman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strongman is the strongest human being alive today...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman
Synopsis
Introductory page featuring facts about Strongman's training.
Reprints

Too Many for Strongman (Table of Contents: 2)

Strongman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman; The General
Synopsis
Spies accidentally deliver plans to The General and have to get them back.
Reprints

The Two Hand Snatch (Table of Contents: 3)

Muscle Building / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Detailed instructions on how to lift weights.
Reprints

The Deluge (Table of Contents: 4)

Strongman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman; The General
Synopsis
Strongman saves the residents of Pineville and captures escaped convicts during a flood.
Reprints

Muscle Building World Champs (Table of Contents: 5)

Muscle Building / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Doug Hepburn; Norbert Schemansky; Dmitri Ivanov
Synopsis
Facts about world famous weight-lifters.
Reprints

Snowed In (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Warden John Dow; Ranger Robert Jones
Reprints

The Deadly Hour (Table of Contents: 7)

Strongman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman; The General; Johnathon Reeve
Synopsis
Johnathon Reeve plans revenge on the company that overlooked him for President by blowing up the clock tower. Strongman has to stop the clock from setting off the bomb.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Deadly Hour!
    Strongman
  2. 1. ["Strongman is the strongest human being alive today..."]
    Strongman
  3. 2. Too Many for Strongman
    Strongman
  4. 3. The Two Hand Snatch
    Muscle Building
  5. 4. The Deluge
    Strongman
  6. 5. Muscle Building World Champs
    Muscle Building
  7. 6. Snowed In
  8. 7. The Deadly Hour
    Strongman
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