(Fall 1943)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1943-10-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
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. 4.


[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; the Nazis (villains)
Reprints

Bloody Talons of the Feathered Fiends! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Fisk ?; Harry Sahle ?
Inks
George Klein ?; Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Noval; The Vulture (villain; death); Boris (villain, death); Nikki (a vulture; villain); Mongo (villain, death)
Synopsis
The Torch and Toro must stop the evil plans of the Vulture, who uses his trained birds to drop incendiary eggs on factories.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credit additions, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Kioto, the Mad Jap! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jack Alderman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Setgeant Duffy; Kioto (introduction; villain; death)
Synopsis
A mad Japanese is killing American soldiers on a remote island and dropping their bodies near an American camp. Cap and Bucky get a tip where the soldiers are being held and head out to rescue them, only to get captured themselves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil revision from Al Bellman to ?. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 3-1-09.

Alibi for Grim Deceit! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; Marshall Kronin (introduction; villain); Admiral Roeter (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Betty has been kidnapped by the Nazis, so Namor decides to pretend that he has joined the enemy and arrange for the Nazis to successfully stop American convoy operations in order to save her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Silver Buck (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bert; Johnnie (villain); Pat (villain); Pete James; Lt. Reynolds
Synopsis
Bert, a civilian guard for military warehouses, counters the attempts by two individuals to get into them, one of whom lost his "lucky" dollar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[The Rescue of the Partisan's Sister] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Destroyer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Frank Piraud; Ruth Piraud; Colonel von Bitters (villain)
Synopsis
The Nazis have captured the sister of the French underground leader, Frank Piraud, but the Destroyer visualizes a way to stop the Nazi threat and rescue his sister.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Captain America Badges Have Gone to War! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

War Savings Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Terror of Triple Destruction! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Whizzer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Bellman ?
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; May; Henry; Gabby; Triple Destruction (introduction; villain); Hans (Triple Destruction's aide; introduction; villain); Triple Destruction's unnamed aide (introduction; villain)
Synopsis
The Whizzer must meet the challenge of Triple Destruction, a master Nazi saboteur who has a fiendish plan to simultaneously destroy three war plans at the same time.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Bloody Talons of the Feathered Fiends!
    Human Torch
  3. 2. Kioto, the Mad Jap!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Alibi for Grim Deceit!
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. The Silver Buck
  6. 5. [The Rescue of the Partisan's Sister]
    The Destroyer
  7. 6. Captain America Badges Have Gone to War!
    War Savings Stamps
  8. 7. The Terror of Triple Destruction!
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich