([December] 2009)

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Volume:
3
Price:
59.99 USD
Pages:
248
On-sale date:
2009-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
978-0-7851-3351-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9780785133513 55999
Editing:
Al Fago (original editor); Stan Lee (original editor, chairman emeritus); Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor); David Gabriel (senior vice president of sales and circulation); Nickel DesignWorks (book design); Joe Quesada (editor in chief); Dan Buckley (publisher, president of publishing-Print and Digital Media); Alan Fine (executive producer-office of the chief executive Marvel Entertainment, Inc., chief marketing officer-Marvel Characters B.V.); Jim Sokolowski (chief operating officer); David Bogart (senior vice president of business affairs and talent management); Michael Pasciullo (vice president, merchandising and communications); Jim O’Keefe (vice president of operations and logistics); Dan Carr (executive director of publishing technology); Justin F. Gabrie (director of publishing and editorial operations); Susan Crespi (editorial operations manager); Alex Morales (publishing operations manager); Mitch Dane (advertising director); Laurie Smith (interiors color reconstruction); Michael Kelleher (covers color reconstruction, covers art reconstruction); Pacific Rim Graphics (interiors art reconstruction)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.25" x 10.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1941 Series) #9-12.

Special thanks given to: Brett Greene; Dr. Michael J. Vassallo; Hames Ware; and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Printed in China. Manufactured between August 26, 2009 and October 7, 2009 by King Yip (Dongguan) Printing and Packaging Factory Ltd., Dongguan, Guangdong, China. First printing.

Marvel Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, Inc. Office of publication: 417 5th Avenue, New York, New York 10016.


Sub-Mariner Comics Nos. 9-12 (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Angel [Tom Hallaway] (inset)

Welcome to the Golden Age of Marvel Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Two pages end papers.

Marvel Masterworks Presents Golden Age Sub-Mariner Comics (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Betty Dean; Dr. Suki
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Splash page from story minus lettering and logo.

[Copyright Page] (Table of Contents)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Does show original Timely Comics, Inc cover logo.

Marvel Masterworks Credits/Contents (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]

Indexer Notes

Timely Comics, Inc. logo in background. Illustration of the Sub-Mariner holding a torpedo from a panel on page 11 of the In The Mystery of Sabotage City Sub-Mariner story in Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1941 series) #12.

Contains complete listing of stories reprinted in this volume along with credits. Credits for the volume and the original stories.

The page also lists Al Gabriele and Allen Bellman as possible creators who may have had uncredited work in these stories.

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas [as Roy] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Signed and dated 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Angel [Tom Hallaway] (inset); the Japanese (villains)
Reprints:

Terror of the Floating Fortresses (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Captain Presner; Captain Tsaki (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner investigates the sudden appearance of an iceberg in waters they normally do not exist in, and discovers it's man-made and a cover for Japanese destroyers to attack American shipping.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the inker as being unknown.

["Zooming to greater thrills, mystery, action, patriotism"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Human Torch / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Green Island Menace (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Irish Republican Army; Von Klutz (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner must stop the mysterious and destructive explosions occuring all over Ireland, accomplished by a dangerous Nazi leader and his men, who are leaving clues behind which pin-point the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.) as the true culprits.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the inker as being unknown.

The Baffling Business with the Bowlegged Bozo (Table of Contents)

Dr. Dimwit / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Bandybrain Wolverton]
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Bandybrain Wolverton]
Inks:
Basil Wolverton [as Basil Bandybrain Wolverton]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Dr. Dimwit; Slouch Crouch (Dimwit's assistant); Augustus Bustus (introduction)
Synopsis:
When Augustus Bustus enters the offices of Dr. Dimwit to see if the doctor can correct his bowl legs condition, he ends up with an entirely new problem which works out for the best.
Reprints:

The Day's Biggest Sale (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Walt Jones; Mr. Jones; Bull Mulligan (villain); Squinty Lewis (villain); Trigger Davis (villain)
Synopsis:
Bull Mulligan buys several new shirts and ties, hoping that they will cheer up the members of his gang, but has trouble opening the door to the hideout with his key because of the packages in his arms, leading to a deadly result.
Reprints:

The King of Castle Island (Table of Contents)

The Angel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; un-named girl (to be made Queen for the King); the Gorilla-Man and his family (introduction); The King of Castle Island (villain, introduction, death); The Royal Family (villains, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
When Tom Hallaway discovers a girl bleeding green blood, the Angel follows it up and discovers a group of people descended from an ancestor that had contracted a rare tropical malady resulting in green blood in all family members who followed.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Inks:
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Angel [Tom Halladay] (inset); the Japanese (villains)
Reprints:

The Den of Serpents (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; John Harris (FBI agent, death); Dolvin (villain, introduction, death); Gargo (villain)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner must battle Dovin and his River God cult followers, who are trying to force the American government into signing a treaty of perace with Germany, or else the worst flood in history of the Ohio River will occur!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the inker as being unknown.

His Best Friend (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (title only)
Inks:
? (title only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pop Andrew; Sheriff Pringle; Lem Rainer; Charlie Skinner; Skat (a shepherd dog); Cleve (villain)
Synopsis:
Cleve had an idea for the perfect crime, but how did he know that his dog would leave a clue behind that would lead to an arrest: of the dog!
Reprints:

The Code of Death (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Heinrich Himmler [sic Himler] (villain); Von Schmeer [as Seaman Aikly] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler sends one of his students (in his school for spies and saboteurs) to America for the purpose of alerting Fifth Columnists to change the wave length of every Nazi short-wave radio on the East Coast as the FBI is on their trail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the inker as being John Jordan.

Killer's Last Stand (Table of Contents)

The Angel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; Patrolman Cassidy; un-named prison Warden; Vince Heart (prison inmate, death); Joe Scarpone (villain, introduction, death); John Barlo (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The murder of an inmate with important information for the warden leads the Angel into a life and death situation within the prison walls.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Angel [Tom Hallaway] (inset)
Reprints:

Ghosts Can't Kill (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Hirohito (villain); Yoko (villain, introduction, death), Admiral Joihll (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner discovers the Japanese Naval forces using a cleverly disguised and phoney Japanese ship as an American boat to unsuspectingly join American convoys at sea in order to sustain damage to U.S. ships.
Reprints:

Namor Meets the Mysterious Dr. Suki (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Guest Star: Betty Dean; Dr. Suki (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Successful Japanese attacks on key U.S. positions stir Sub-Mariner to action, and he discovers that Japanese agents are sneaking out of American concentration camps into specially built underground tunnels that lead to those key sites.
Reprints:

Parting Shot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (title only)
Inks:
? (title only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pete; Hugh; Fritz (villain)
Synopsis:
Two American seamen prevent a box containing American defense plans from falling into the hands of Nazi agents.
Reprints:

The Case of the Beggar Prince (Table of Contents)

Angel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; Bernard Hix; Captain Felix Von Tont (villain, introduction, death); un-named U-Boat commander (introduction); Eric (villain); Adolf (villain); Otto (villain)
Synopsis:
The Angel battles an enemy submarine and its crew who are atempting to steal important U.S. documents, not knowing that the Americans already have photostatic copies of them!
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; the Angel [Tom Hallaway]; the Nazis (villains)
Reprints:

Stunning Blow to Nippon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Diving Marvels [the Engels sisters]; Carl Wildmer (villain, introduction, death); the Japanese (villains, many deaths)
Synopsis:
Namor challenges a champion swimmer to a contest and wins, unaware, until later, that the man also serves the enemy, who makes attacks on American shipping.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the penciller and inker as being unknown.

In the Mystery of Sabotage City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Namor seeks to discover the secret location of a Japanese submarine base that has been responsible for destroying Allied merchant shipping, but is shocked to learn that a prehistoric monster is involved!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Masterworks credits page lists the penciller and inker as being unknown.

["Urgent! Sentinels of Liberty!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Synopsis:
Illustrated public service announcement in which Captain America asks kids to get involved in the waste paper drive, while Bucky displays four ways to save the paper for easy handling.
Reprints:

The Battle of Kwangto! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
George Klein ?; John Jordan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Guest Star: Betty Dean; Captain Stark; Marshal Ito (villain, introduction, death); Dr. Soku (villain, introduction, death); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Sub-Mariner speeds to China to assist Betty Dean in her quest to evacuate Chinese orphans from the missions in China.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Unknown pencils and Klein inks per Michael J. Vassallo via atlas tales: https://www.atlastales.com/issue/3917
Previous indexer credited Al Gabrielle on pencils in the original index. Possible John Jordan inks per Craig Delich, 11 March 2010.

Masterworks credits page lists the penciller and inker as being unknown.

One for the Books (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset (most)

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Hank Crawford (Deputy Sheriff); Dave Williams (Policeman); un-named German (villain, death)
Synopsis:
City cop Dave Williams, tracking down a German killer in an old west ghost town, is taught a lesson or two by an old-time, un-trained Deputy Sheriff!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of page two features the Statement of Ownership, which lists the publisher as Manvis Publications, Inc., the Editor as Jean Goodman, and the Managing Editor/Business Editor as Martin Goodman.

The Charity Bazaar Murders (Table of Contents)

The Angel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Angel [Tom Hallaway]; Mrs. Van Nest; Tom Malone (villain, introduction, death); Pete Malone (villain, introduction, death); Pat Malone (villain, introduction, Pete Malone's sister, death), Danny Malone (villain, introduction, Tom Malone's son, reforms)
Synopsis:
The death of a notorious gangster Tom Malone deeply affects the remaining family members, who all swear revenge upon the person they deem responsible: The Angel!
Reprints:

The Marvel Masterworks Library (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

End papers.

Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sub-Mariner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sub-Mariner Comics Nos. 9-12
    Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Welcome to the Golden Age of Marvel Comics!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Marvel Masterworks Presents Golden Age Sub-Mariner Comics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
  6. 5. [Copyright Page]
  7. 6. Marvel Masterworks Credits/Contents
    Sub-Mariner
  8. 7. Introduction
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Sub-Mariner
  10. 9. Terror of the Floating Fortresses
    Sub-Mariner
  11. 10. ["Zooming to greater thrills, mystery, action, patriotism"]
    The Human Torch
  12. 11. The Green Island Menace
    Sub-Mariner
  13. 12. The Baffling Business with the Bowlegged Bozo
    Dr. Dimwit
  14. 13. The Day's Biggest Sale
  15. 14. The King of Castle Island
    The Angel
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
  17. 16. The Den of Serpents
    Sub-Mariner
  18. 17. His Best Friend
  19. 18. The Code of Death
    Sub-Mariner
  20. 19. Killer's Last Stand
    The Angel
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
  22. 21. Ghosts Can't Kill
    Sub-Mariner
  23. 22. Namor Meets the Mysterious Dr. Suki
    Sub-Mariner
  24. 23. Parting Shot
  25. 24. The Case of the Beggar Prince
    Angel
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
  27. 26. Stunning Blow to Nippon
    Sub-Mariner
  28. 27. In the Mystery of Sabotage City
    Sub-Mariner
  29. 28. ["Urgent! Sentinels of Liberty!"]
    Captain America
  30. 29. The Battle of Kwangto!
    Sub-Mariner
  31. 30. One for the Books
  32. 31. The Charity Bazaar Murders
    The Angel
  33. 32. The Marvel Masterworks Library
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. Marvel Masterworks
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Mariner
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