(Fall 1941)

Marvel, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing
Joe Simon
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)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
60 Thrilling Pages of the Human Torch Fighting the Sub-Mariner in a Life and Death Struggle
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch; the Sub-Mariner
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You! Brought Back Daring Comics and Made it Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Daring Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner as the World Faces Destruction!, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Princess Fen; Ka-Zar; Patriot [Jeff Mace]; Casey; Angel [Thomas Halloway]; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Rathia; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
Synopsis
The Sub-Mariner gets his imperial kingdom to join in on the war against the Axis Powers, raging on above their heads...that is, until Rathia convinces him that he was meant to become the new Napoleon and conquer the world with her at his side!
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Indexer Notes

synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

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

Tubby an' Tack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Pencils
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Inks
Ray Houlihan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Houlihan ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G'wan! You can't belong to our club, Tack!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tubby; Tack
Synopsis
Tack is denied membership in a club because he is too small.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info provided by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 4)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Casey; Ka-Zar; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Rathia; Doctor Nostromas; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
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Murder in the Underground (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Jay (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Inspector Horatio Crown; the Cockney; Bennett (villain, a Nazi)
Synopsis
A broken button in the hand of a dead man in a subway leads Inspector Crown to the naval yards where he confronts a so-called British sailor, who, in reality, is an agent of the Gestapo seeking a new code book the dead man smuggled out of Germany.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

Human Torch / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Jack D'Arcy; Hank Chapman
Pencils
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Inks
Carl Burgos; Bill Everett; Mike Roy; Harry Sahle; George Kapitan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Rathia; Adolf Hitler; Josef Stalin; Benito Mussolini
Reprints

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

Unsolved Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Peer Baason
Synopsis
Three unsolved mysterious are illustrated and written about, to include: world's greatest criminal, Peer Baason; a ghost convicted of murder; and the strange return of the R.E 8.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 1-24-08.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["60 Thrilling Pages of the Human Torch Fighting the Sub-Mariner in a Life and Death Struggle"]
    Human Torch
  2. 1. You! Brought Back Daring Comics and Made it Better Than Ever!
    Daring Comics
  3. 2. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner as the World Faces Destruction!, Part 1
    Human Torch
  4. 3. ["G'wan! You can't belong to our club, Tack!"]
    Tubby an' Tack
  5. 4. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 2
    Human Torch
  6. 5. Murder in the Underground
  7. 6. The Human Torch Battles the Sub-Mariner As the World Faces Destruction!, Part 3
    Human Torch
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Unsolved Mysteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Henry Andrews
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose