(Spring 1947)

Marvel, 1946 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1947-02-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Marvel Magazine [corner peeled back]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Data from Tom Lammers (22 May 2016).

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Periodicals, 1946-1947, New Series, Volume 1, Part 2, Numbers 1 & 2 (Incorporating Part 2, Volume 41, 1946, New Series). Copyright registration number B60120. Copyright given to Terry Toons, Inc.

[The Legend Grows Larger] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Puff! Pufp!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse
Synopsis
Mighty Mouse inflates a large blow-up figure of himself.
Keywords
blow-up figure; circus setting

Indexer Notes

The sounds of Mighty Mouse inflating the blow-up figure are actually spelled "Puff! Pufp!" (Not a typo!)

Amazing Ever Popular Scene-in-Action (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scene-in-Action Lamp Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Menace of the Atomic-Powered Rocket Ship] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero] / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zoom!
Feature Logo
Mighty Mouse [St. John Logo without Character]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Mighty Mouse; Mitzi Mouse; benevolent cat scientist; Mouse Mayor of Terrytown; various evil cats; Zeus (Greek god)
Synopsis
The cats construct an atomic-powered rocket ship, from which they plan to attack and destroy the mouse sector of Terrytown. Also, Mighty Mouse is shown to be a playful pal of the Greek god Zeus.
Keywords
atomic power; cats; espionage; Greek gods; heroics; lightning; mice; outer space setting; rocket ship; weapon of destruction

Indexer Notes

Job Number is "SL-" followed by illegible characters, but the "SL-" is an unofficial indicator that Stan Lee prepared the script for this story. Great art for some space and planetary scenes.

Sourpuss’ Hiccups (Table of Contents: 3)

Gandy Goose / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
SL-890
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gandy put the phone back on the receiver.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; Oscar Pig
Synopsis
Gandy and Oscar try to cure Sourpuss' hiccups.
Keywords
best of intentions; cure; hiccups; unwanted help

Indexer Notes

Job Number is "SL-890", indicating that Stan Lee likely prepared the script for this story. Story covers the two middle pages of the centerfold.

[Fiddle Fodder] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
SL-18
First Line of Dialogue or Text
So ya can tell a crook just by looking at him, eh?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; Mischa (violinist); runaway horse; police officer
Synopsis
Gandy and (mostly) Sourpuss, go through great pains and slapstick mishaps to return a valuable violin to its rightful owner.
Keywords
best of intentions; bridge; detectives; milk wagon; river; runaway horse; safe; series of mishaps; tall building; violin

Indexer Notes

Job Number is "SL-18", indicating that Stan Lee likely prepared the script for this story.

Something New in a Teen Magazine! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[Grunty Builds a Better Wolf-Trap] (Table of Contents: 6)

Oscar Pig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Job Number
796
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Oscar! I'm worried about that wolf trap I set out!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oscar Pig; Grunty; wolf
Synopsis
Oscar and Grunty are caught in Grunty's wolf trap by a hungry wolf.
Keywords
cage; gas stove; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; trap; wolf

Speak Spanish (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

WANTED! Skinny Weaklings to become HE-MEN (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Culture / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pick Your Prize (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Legend Grows Larger]
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  2. 1. Amazing Ever Popular Scene-in-Action
    Scene-in-Action Lamp Company
  3. 2. [Menace of the Atomic-Powered Rocket Ship]
    Mighty Mouse [animated film superhero]
  4. 3. Sourpuss’ Hiccups
    Gandy Goose
  5. 4. [Fiddle Fodder]
    Gandy Goose
  6. 5. Something New in a Teen Magazine!
    Junior Miss Magazine
  7. 6. [Grunty Builds a Better Wolf-Trap]
    Oscar Pig
  8. 7. Speak Spanish
    Pickwick Co.
  9. 8. WANTED! Skinny Weaklings to become HE-MEN
    Jowett Institute of Physical Culture
  10. 9. Pick Your Prize
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
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