(Summer 1946)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1946-04-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee; Martin Goodman (president)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

ALL-WINNERS COMICS is published quarterly at Meriden, Conn., by Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc. Entered as second class matter April 24, 1941 at the post office at Meriden, Conn., under Act of March 3, 1879. Contents copyright 1946 by Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc., 350 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y., Martin Goodman, Pres. Vol. 1, No. 18, Summer, 1946 issue. Yearly subscription $.40 in the U.S.A. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions appearing in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and that any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]
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The Case of the Baffling Neptune! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R 315
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; William Lawson (villain, introduction); Pete Logan (villain, introduction, son of Mickey Wilson); Mickey Wilson [as Richard Smith] (villain, death)
Synopsis
Gangsters accost Betty Dean because they think she has information on the ship "Neptune". Namor becomes involved and discovers that a million dollars has been hidden on board which is what the thugs are seeking. Namor captures them all and sends them to prison.
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Indexer Notes

Sekowsky and unknown pencils and unknown inks per the Masterworks edition. Previous indexer credited Allen Simon on pencils and inks. Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

The Silk Stocking Strangler! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
?; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-69
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; un-named singer (death); Policeman Cassidy; The Silk Stocking Strangler [Victor] (villain, introduction, death); Jigger (villain, introduction); Tippy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky investigate the deaths of four singers, all of whom have been stranged by a silk stocking, and all because of the man's hatred of the tune, "Let Me Call You Sweetheart".
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Indexer Notes

Gutwirth pencils and inks by unknown and George Klein per the Masterworks edition. Previous indexer credited Vince Alascia on pencils and Harry Sahle on inks.

Writer credit suggested by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Time Out For Crime (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Pete (a cop); Sam (a grocer); Jake (a night watchman); Mike (villain); Gus (villain)
Synopsis
A cop becomes very suspicious of a night watchman at the Windsor Insurance Company over something as simple as a wrist watch, and his suspicions prove to be right on the mark.
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Indexer Notes

The art listings of "illo" were removed by Craig Delich 2011-12-27 because there are no illustrations for this story.

[The Eye Has It] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence; Clem Weisbecker; Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Captain Pape (introduction, Captain of the whaler "Dauntless"); Betty Harriman (introduction); The Eye (villain); John Harriman (villain, Betty's supposed uncle, actually her father's step-brother)
Synopsis
The Torch and Toro are kidnapped at gunpoint and brought to John Harriman's mansion and given an ultimatum: one of them will marry his niece, Betty!
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit suggested by textual analysis by Lou Mougin. Art credits from the Masterworks reprint. Previous indexer credited Allen Simon on pencils and Allen Bellman on inks.

A Joyride to Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-12
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Joe (amusement park owner); un-named owner of Happyland Fun Park (villain)
Synopsis
The Whizzer helps put an end to an attempt by a rival amusement park owner to ruin his opposition's business.
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Indexer Notes

Updated sequence information from Scot McGrew (2006-3-10). Unknown pencils/inks per the Masterworks reprint. Previous indexer credited Louis Ferstadt on pencils and inks.

Debunker (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis
Three questions are asked and answered in illustrated form: "Do Goats Eat Tin Cans?", "Did Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation Free All the Slaves in the South?", and "Can a Porcupine Throw It's Quills?"
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2011-12-27.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Toro; Captain America; Bucky; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Case of the Baffling Neptune!
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Silk Stocking Strangler!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Time Out For Crime
  5. 4. [The Eye Has It]
    The Human Torch
  6. 5. A Joyride to Death!
    The Whizzer
  7. 6. Debunker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Bill Borre
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich