(Summer 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1942-07-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee ?; Al Fago ?

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. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Angel [Thomas Halloway] (inset); Japanese paratroopers
Reprints
Keywords
battleship; Panama Canal; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Missing Finger Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor; as Joe Pierre]; Slug Gundy (villain, introduction, death); Bulldog Schlump (villains, introduction); The Chief (villain, introduction); Jim Blake (death); Mrs. Blake
Synopsis
When Namor accidentally discovers the body of a dead lumber camp owner sealed up in a tree, it leads him to investigate operations at that camp, hoping to discover the identity of the murderer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-6-08.

[Not a Weak Link Among 'Em!] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Sub-Mariner Fights the Periscope Peril (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Capt. Nitsu (villain, introduction); Adm. Nippo (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The discovery of phony submarine periscopes floating about in the ocean worries the Sub-Mariner, because when this information becomes known, it may hurt morale aboard ships who aren't sure whether they are real or not.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-6-08.

The Sea Serpent (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hermann Heidt (death); Henry Vinton
Synopsis
The appearance of a deadly sea serpent and its subsequent attack upon German submarines affects a sailor very little, since he had been put ashore before the attack...and it still had no effect on him days later when he discovered the remains of the sub he served on wrecked upon the beach with teeth marks all over it!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-6-08. Reprint note for Primal Spillane from Arthur Lortie, August 2008.

[At it Again! A Fight to End All Fights! The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Death Sees a Doctor (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; Dr. Foster (villain, introduction, death); a caretaker (villain, introduction, death); Stone (villain, introduction); Dr. Bell (death)
Synopsis
The death of Dr. Bell, after receiving a skull in the mail of a former patient-doctor, leads the Angel to discover that the former "owner" of the skull was extorting money from patients using a free clinic!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-6-08.

[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 O'Keefe
Synopsis
Pop brags about winning a long distance race in "The African Olympics," so he is challenged to run another long distance race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich, 6 March 2008.

[Tops in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Terry Toons Comics Ad] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Comics
  3. 2. The Missing Finger Mystery
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. [Not a Weak Link Among 'Em!]
    Marvel Comics
  5. 4. Sub-Mariner Fights the Periscope Peril
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. The Sea Serpent
  7. 6. [At it Again! A Fight to End All Fights! The Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner]
    The Human Torch
  8. 7. Death Sees a Doctor
    The Angel
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Pop's Woppers
  10. 9. [Tops in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism!]
    Captain America
  11. 10. [Terry Toons Comics Ad]
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
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