(Spring 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-04-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Brand
Timely Comics [buy bonds and stamps shield]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor the Sub-Mariner; The Angel (inset); Japanese military
Reprints
Keywords
planes; ships; World War II

[Marvel at the world's greatest heroes in the most exciting adventures you've ever read!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Sub-Mariner Raps the Japs in the Pacific! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Sub-Mariner / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett ?
Inks
Allen Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; GS: Folma, Harla; Jadda; Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Prince Namor invents a 3-man submarine with which to wage war against the Japanese: heavily armed, having eight 6" high velocity torpedoes, depth charges, machine guns and a flame thrower, and faster than any torpedo boar ever built.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Remember Pearl Harbor! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Minute man
Synopsis
PSA promoting the purchase of U.S. war bonds and stamps.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

The Sub-Mariner Smashes an Uprising at Manila (Table of Contents: 4)

The Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; General Douglas MacArthur; Barney Devens (Introduction); Gi-Gi (Introduction); the Japanese (Villains)
Synopsis
Sub-Mariner saves a survivor of a craft that sunk in Manila Bay and learns that his sister is a spy for the United States and is in danger of being captured by enemy forces in Manila.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Tight Spot (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane (signed)
Pencils
? [title of story]
Inks
? [title of story]
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Robert Sutter; Captain Seeley
Synopsis
Bobby Sutter is making his first training flight and disaster occurs, forcing him to land an airplane....a task he's never done before!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich, 4 March 2008.

Reprint note for Primal Spillane from Arthur Lortie, August 2008.

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The House of Evil Dreams (Table of Contents: 7)

The Angel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kermit Jaediker ?
Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
Al Gabriele
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel; Hutsu (villain, introduction); Morpheus [The Sandman] (statue); Dorothy Ray
Synopsis
The Angel works hand-in-hand with a lovely U.S. counter-intelligence agent to battle a sleepwalking cult!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Pop's Woppers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Gates (signed)
Pencils
Art Gates (signed)
Inks
Art Gates (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop
Synopsis
Pop successfully and by accident captures a group of criminals who escaped while being transferred to prison.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-4-08.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [Marvel at the world's greatest heroes in the most exciting adventures you've ever read!]
    Marvel Comics
  3. 2. The Sub-Mariner Raps the Japs in the Pacific!
    The Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Remember Pearl Harbor!
  5. 4. The Sub-Mariner Smashes an Uprising at Manila
    The Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. Tight Spot
  7. 6. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  8. 7. The House of Evil Dreams
    The Angel
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pop's Woppers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Craig Delich
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose