(September 1944)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-07-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vince Fago ?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S. (through about early 1944, narrower thereafter)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Monthly (through July 1944, variable thereafter)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]
Keywords
bondage; giants; Japanese Imperial Army; machine guns; stereotyping of Japanese; swords; torture

The Nazi Super Spy (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell ?
Inks
Allen Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Chief Hanson (of the FBI, introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain); Mowbray (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Hitler is annoyed by new Allied powerful bombs in his Berlin bunker so he orders his American spy Mowbray to kill the chemist and steal the formula. He succeeds in killing the chemist, but when he tries to hurl a bomb at the munitions factory where it's being produced, Torch hits the explosive with a fireball that detonates it, killing Mowbray.

The Cult of Cannibals (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Ruth LaRue (introduction); General David Johnson (introduction); the Japanese (villains, many die)

Black Widow (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss America / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Charles Nicholas ?
Inks
Charles Nicholas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss America [Madeline Joyce]; Jim [Madeline's Uncle]; Black Widow (man, not the character from Mystic Comics, villain, introduction); Slug (villain, introduction)

Hunch Drunk (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Miss Liberty Takes a Hand (Table of Contents: 5)

The Patriot / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bellman ?
Inks
Al Bellman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Patriot [Jeff Mace]; a Nazi killer (villain, introduction, death)

Wanted: The Angel (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gustav Schrotter
Inks
Gustav Schrotter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Angel [Thomas Halloway]; Stackel (villain, introduction); Monn (villain, introduction); Fritz (villain, introduction); other Nazis (villains, introduction for all)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. The Nazi Super Spy
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Cult of Cannibals
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Black Widow
    Miss America
  5. 4. Hunch Drunk
  6. 5. Miss Liberty Takes a Hand
    The Patriot
  7. 6. Wanted: The Angel
    The Angel
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