(Fall 1946)

Marvel, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1946-08-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animirth Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee (editorial and art director); Bob Solomon (associate)
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy Cover
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1977, page 446, registration number B36683. Copyright renewal by Marvel Comics Group, July 29, 1974, renewal number R684920.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Margie Murphy; Eustace Hayseed; Dawson Droop; Nellie

[Postwar Writing Perfection!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Imperial Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Pictures of your loved ones 'Come to Life'] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Imperial Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Comedy Comics / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Margie Murphy; Dawson Droop; Eustace Hayseed; Lil' Looie; Nellie; Homer

Father's Little Helper (Table of Contents: 4)

Margie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Job Number
SL 795
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Margie Murphy; Pat Murphy; Mom Murphy; Herbert "Poison" Murphy; J.B. Browbeater; Harold
Synopsis
Margie's dad plans to ask his boss for a raise and Margie wants to help.

Indexer Notes

A rack of comic books is shown with titles of other Timely humor comics.

Get Hep to Miss America Magazine (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dauntless Dawson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Basil Wolverton

Job Number
SL-488
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, shucks! What fun is it to be a wizard at
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Dawson Droop; radio announcer; the Nose; woman; police officer
Synopsis
Dawson mixes a chemical concoction that turns him into a he-man.
Keywords
chemical laboratory

Indexer Notes

All the dialog is composed of rhymes.

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

Eustace Hayseed and Choo-Choo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Job Number
SL 794
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Romeo! Wherefo' are you, Romeo?
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Eustace Hayseed; Choo-Choo; Pappy Twain; show promoter
Synopsis
Eustace gets work as a backstage hand for a troupe of Shakespearean actors.
Keywords
hillbillies; Mudville; Romeo and Juliet; Shakespeare

Indexer Notes

A parody of Li'l Abner drawn in the style of Al Capp.

The Headset (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
SL-882
Genre
aviation; teen
Characters
Billy Peters; Pop Peters; airplane pilot; airline president
Synopsis
While at his ham radio, Billy hears an urgent call for help from an airplane running low on fuel.
Keywords
Beehaven Field; Glendale; ham radio; Overland Air Transport

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Homer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Job Number
SL-457
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's a giant, son!
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer; Jack; Jack's friend; Homer's agent; woman on roof; police officers
Synopsis
Homer, the giant that nobody believes is real, and Jack team up to catch a firebug.
Keywords
carnival; giant; theater

Watch for Heckle and Jeckle (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Heckle and Jeckle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Out of Gas (Table of Contents: 11)

Dolly 'n Dick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor
Characters
Dolly; Dick
Synopsis
Dolly and Dick go for a ride in the country.

Hat Store (Table of Contents: 12)

Dolly 'n Dick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Dolly; Dick; store clerk
Synopsis
Dick goes with Dolly to help her pick out a hat.

Muscle Madness! (Table of Contents: 13)

L'il Looie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
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Inks
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Letters
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Job Number
SL-857
Genre
humor
Characters
L'il Looie; Dr. Pipp; nurse; Joe; wrestler; basketball players; boxer
Synopsis
Dr. Pipp advises L'il Looie to start working out at a gymnasium.
Keywords
basketball; boxing; doctor's office; gymnasium

Indexer Notes

No dialogue.

Tops! In Teen-age Laughs for the Family (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Fisherman's Luck! (Table of Contents: 15)

Nellie the Nurse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Job Number
R-429
Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Nellie; Dr. Snazzy Wilks; Speed Murphy; hospital director; Captain Mac
Synopsis
Nellie always wanted to go fishing so she hires a boat for a deep sea fishing expedition.
Keywords
ambulance; Fishhead Bay; General Hospital; North Star; subway

Complete 5-piece Candid Camera Outfit (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Imperial Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Windproof Lighter and Plastic Cigarette Case (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Imperial Industries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Boy It's Keen!] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Utility Stores / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Genuine 'Texas Beauty' Specials! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bombs Away! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Imperial Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Postwar Writing Perfection!]
    Imperial Industries
  3. 2. [Pictures of your loved ones 'Come to Life']
    Imperial Industries
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comedy Comics
  5. 4. Father's Little Helper
    Margie
  6. 5. Get Hep to Miss America Magazine
  7. 6. ["Aw, shucks! What fun is it to be a wizard at"]
    Dauntless Dawson
  8. 7. ["Romeo! Wherefo' are you, Romeo?"]
    Eustace Hayseed and Choo-Choo
  9. 8. The Headset
  10. 9. ["He's a giant, son!"]
    Homer
  11. 10. Watch for Heckle and Jeckle
    Heckle and Jeckle
  12. 11. Out of Gas
    Dolly 'n Dick
  13. 12. Hat Store
    Dolly 'n Dick
  14. 13. Muscle Madness!
    L'il Looie
  15. 14. Tops! In Teen-age Laughs for the Family
  16. 15. Fisherman's Luck!
    Nellie the Nurse
  17. 16. Complete 5-piece Candid Camera Outfit
    Imperial Industries
  18. 17. Windproof Lighter and Plastic Cigarette Case
    Imperial Industries
  19. 18. [Boy It's Keen!]
    Utility Stores
  20. 19. Genuine 'Texas Beauty' Specials!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  21. 20. Bombs Away!
    Imperial Industries
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