(Winter 1944-1945)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1944-11-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Vince Fago

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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America; Namor the Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]
Reprints
Keywords
battleship; World War II

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

Twenty Million Missing! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Chu F. Hing ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; The Boss (villain, introduction); The Boss' gang (villains, introduction); Sherril Dawn (introduction); Roddy Van Schyler (introduction); Mrs. Van Schyler; Maharaja Shalimar (introduction)
Synopsis
A clever gang of jewel thieves, possessing underwater speed suits, ray guns and a disguised underwater hideout, lead the Sub-Mariner on a merry chase as he attempts to recover stolen jewels.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Allen Simon to Thompson pencils and Hing ? inks by Dr. Michael Vassalo, Hames Ware and Fred Vadeboncour in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Monstro, the Mad Jap (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Vince Alascia
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Leda Hall; Monstro (first appearance, villain, death)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky must face the evil genius of a Japanese man who sends free jigsaw puzzles into American factories, then whose pieces can pick up designs of important American weapons. Once they fall into enemy hands, the designs can be copied to make the actual weapons!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.
Writer credit from Binder records.

Hill-Billy Tactics (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve; Eddie; Zeb
Synopsis
Army soldiers Steve, Zeb and Eddie are out on scout patrol, when a sniper wounds Eddie, and it takes the ingenuity of Zeb to catch the one responsible.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Note, most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership that lists the Editor as Jean Goodman and the Managing Editor as Martin Goodman.

Kidnapper's Folly (Table of Contents: 5)

Whizzer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Melton Loard; Twist (first appearance, villain); Twist's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Wealthy Melton Loard is kidnapped, and the kidnappers notify the Whizzer, hoping to draw him into a trap so that they can collect the ransom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil revision from Al Bellman to ? Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 5-29-09.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Twenty Million Missing!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. Monstro, the Mad Jap
    Captain America
  4. 3. Hill-Billy Tactics
  5. 4. [Statement of Ownership]
  6. 5. Kidnapper's Folly
    Whizzer
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