(Summer 1943)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1943-06-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
Vince Fago
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Bucky Barnes; Toro; Nazis (villains)
Reprints
Keywords
U-boats; World War II

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

[The Gorilla Men] (Table of Contents: 1)

Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edd Asch
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Carl; Bashon and his gorilla-men (introduction; villains)
Synopsis
The Flaming Duo must battle the mad Bashon, a scientific genius who has invented all types of planes, tanks and machinery that he is using to level cities, all with the help of ape men that he has created from the bones of prehistoric people.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edd Asch credits added by Craig Delich; the previous indexer credited Harry Sahle with the penicls and inks. Unknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

The Case of the Sinister Hun (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Hart (page 2); ?
Inks
Ernie Hart (page 2); ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Baron Von Widemouth (introduction; villain; death); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky struggle to stop a Nazi Baron from using aerial torpedos on the Panama Canal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hart art credit added by Craig Delich. Jimmy Thompson pencil/ink credits omitted per Michael J. Vassallo. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Sheriff Cole; Captain Bright; Hardy; Spike Conlan (villain)
Synopsis
Down-on-his-luck flyer Hardy is hired to fly a cargo of coffins to the U.S. from Mexico, eventually discovering that they held spies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence, synopsis and all info added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Namor Cracks the Whip (Table of Contents: 4)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Colonel Brusch (villain; introduction; death); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Namor lands on the Cretan coast and discovers an airfield full of British bombers--being serviced by the Nazis for an attack on the Dardanelles, in hopes of convincing the Turks that the British are responsible.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09. Unknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo. Previous indexer credited Carl Pfeufer.

The Flight from Peril (Table of Contents: 5)

The Destroyer / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane ?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Gloria; Captain Krause (introduction; villain; also called Storm); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
The Destroyer saves the life of a girl carrying important papers. Nazis attempt to intervene and a struggle ensues to determine ownership of those papers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin. Formerly credited to "Otto Binder ?"

[The Bakery Spy Ring] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Whizzer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Mandel
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabotage--? or accident? What caused the tremendous explosion that blew up the huge sixteen inch gun testing the new high explosive armor piercing shell at the army proving grounds??
Genre
superhero
Characters
Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Mr. Gray; the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
The Whizzer has to prevent the Nazis from sabotaging a newly invented high explosive armor piercing artillery shell.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from George Klein [a] to Alan Mandel [p] and unknown inker by Craig Delich. Note, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. [The Gorilla Men]
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Case of the Sinister Hun
    Captain America
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Namor Cracks the Whip
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. The Flight from Peril
    The Destroyer
  7. 6. [The Bakery Spy Ring]
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich