(May 1948)

Marvel, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1948-03-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Cornell Publishing Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US (#2-35); then standard Silver Age US (#36-38)
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948.


The Hyena Strikes (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Syd Shores ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have just one minute to tell us where the Human Torch is!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch; Toro; The Hyena (villain, introduction); The Strangler (villain)

Indexer Notes

Possible Alascia inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Shores. The Hyena's next appearance is in Invaders Annual #1.

Gay Nineties Gamble (Table of Contents: 1)

Human Torch / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Job Number
2122
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch; Toro
Synopsis
After a robbery puts the owner of the Gay Musique club in bad straits, Torch and Toro discover that it was a competitor attempting to make the new club a failure and apprehend him.

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006). Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

The Beast of the Bowery Barge (Table of Contents: 2)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Everett

Job Number
2789
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner; Namora; Bowery Bennie (villain, introduction)

Call the Doctor (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
SL-2654

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Human Torch Brain Teasers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Hyena Strikes! (Table of Contents: 5)

Human Torch / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
1840
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; Toro; Hyena (Intro); Lorraine Miller (owner, Miller Trucking); Mr. Lennox (manager)
Synopsis
A criminal called The Hyena is causing truck crashes, the latest of which resulted in the driver being killed. Although Lennox, the manager, advises Lorraine Miller, the company owner, to sell out, she's determined not to, and accepts help from The Torch and Toro. Following another crash, they capture 2 of the hijackers, and Lorraine figures someone inside the company tipped them to the truck's secret route. The Torch and Toro barely manage to save her life and capture the villains. After, The Torch says of Lorraine, "She's got everything it takes-- plus!"
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unknown pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Schomburg. Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006.

The Hyena's next appearance is in The Invaders Annual #1 (1977).

Woolfolk's credit from Martin O'Hearn, per http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hyena Strikes
    Human Torch
  2. 1. Gay Nineties Gamble
    Human Torch
  3. 2. The Beast of the Bowery Barge
    Sub-Mariner
  4. 3. Call the Doctor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch Brain Teasers
  6. 5. The Hyena Strikes!
    Human Torch
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Del Gruber
  • Bill Borre
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose