(Winter 1943-1944)

Marvel, 1943 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1943-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Daring Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vince Fago
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint
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, 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 (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Keywords
planes; tanks; World War II

Saboteurs In White (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Syd Shores; ? (see notes)
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; The Red Skull (villain)
Synopsis
The Red Skull takes over a hospital so that he can use ambulances to transport saboteurs into munitions factories until Captain America and Bucky put a stop to his plans.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit suggested by Binder records. Shores splash page pencils and possible Alascia splash page inks and unknown art on remainder of the story per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr, Michael J. Vassallo and Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alascia on pencils and Al Bellman on inks.

Black Market Death (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Al Bellman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; The Head [Michael Vornin] (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin. Formerly credited to "Bob Powell ?".

The Case of the Walking Jeep (Table of Contents: 3)

Jeep Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Stone?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Phony Tokyo] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jap Buster Johnson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Larry Antonette?
Inks
Larry Antonette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Japanese (villains); McNair (first appearance; death); Vinson (first appearance; two Doolittle pilots)

Indexer Notes

Writer ID confirmed by Binder's records.

The Horror of the Yellow Men (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry?
Inks
Dan Barry?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Nichi (first appearance; villain; death); another sea monster (first appearance; villain; death); a Japanese scientist (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Henry Wolfgang Case] (Table of Contents: 6)

Let's Play Detective / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bellman [as Allen Bellman] (signed)
Inks
Al Bellman [as Allen Bellman] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Human Torch; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Saboteurs In White
    Captain America
  3. 2. Black Market Death
    Human Torch
  4. 3. The Case of the Walking Jeep
    Jeep Jones
  5. 4. [The Phony Tokyo]
    Jap Buster Johnson
  6. 5. The Horror of the Yellow Men
    Sub-Mariner
  7. 6. [The Henry Wolfgang Case]
    Let's Play Detective
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Del Gruber
  • Bill Borre
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin