(July 1946)

Marvel, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-05-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

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

[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
Reprints

Escape From Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crusher (villain, introduction); Steely (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introductions); GUEST: Toro
Synopsis
Crusher is scheduled to die in the electric chair but plans to escape using the Torch's help. He has the warden call the Torch and tell him he's willing to talk about his partner. Arriving at the prison the warden's little girl is smitten with Toro. Torch finds this amusing and convinces the warden to allow the girl to accompany them to Crusher's cell. Crusher takes the kids hostage forcing Torch to burn an underground tunnel where Steely is waiting for them. In the getaway car Toro uses the girl's hair ribbon to write Torch a message. Torch rescues the kids and the felons are apprehended.

Sting of the Bat! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Bat [Mona Welles] (vampire, villain, introduction, death)

Red Is For Gore (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
R-321
Genre
superhero
Characters
Carnation Joe (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Road of Destiny (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Ambassador of Death (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Two spies (villains, introductions)

Indexer Notes

Patriot next appears as Captain America III in WHAT IF? #4 and CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #59

The Saga of Sunshine O'Hara (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-253
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sunshine O'Hara (introduction); Lefty (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Human Torch
  2. 1. Escape From Doom
    The Human Torch
  3. 2. Sting of the Bat!
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Red Is For Gore
    Miss America
  5. 4. Road of Destiny
  6. 5. The Ambassador of Death
    The Patriot
  7. 6. The Saga of Sunshine O'Hara
    The Angel
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