(April 1949)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1949-01-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1949, 3rd Series, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 136, Copyright number: B179980.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shores pencils per Michael J. Vassallo and Nick Caputo. Possible Alascia inks per Nick Caputo.

Brand of the Killers! (Table of Contents: 1)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Vince Alascia ?; Syd Shores ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
4382
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Shores pencils and Alascia inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Tom Lammers credits art to Syd Shores.

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ? (credited as The Editors)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A letter to our readers and their parents!
Synopsis
Defense of comics, comparing anti-comics critics to anti-novel critics.

Fine Feathers and Flying Fists! (Table of Contents: 3)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4619
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Shores pencils per Nick Caputo, September 2017. Shores inks per Tom Lammers.

Ghost Story (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
SL-3857

[Statement of the ownership ...] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Robert Solomon
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
For 1 Oct 1948. Robert Solomon, business manager; Stan Lee, editor; Martin Goodman, managing editor; owner of Marvel Comics, Inc.: Martin Goodman, Jean Goodman

Nuggets of Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Blaze Carson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward
Inks
King Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4321
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

The Saga of the Mad Mayor! (Table of Contents: 7)

Two-Gun Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Vince Alascia ?; Syd Shores ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
4317
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Shores pencils and Alascia inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Tom Lammers credits inks to Syd Shores.
First story in several issues where the feature is "Two-Gun Kid", instead of "The Two Gun-Kid".
Features a delusional politician named Jeremiah Mooney; possibly an allusion to artist Jim Mooney.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Brand of the Killers!
    Two-Gun Kid
  3. 2. ["A letter to our readers and their parents!"]
  4. 3. Fine Feathers and Flying Fists!
    Two-Gun Kid
  5. 4. Ghost Story
  6. 5. [Statement of the ownership ...]
  7. 6. Nuggets of Doom!
    Blaze Carson
  8. 7. The Saga of the Mad Mayor!
    Two-Gun Kid
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