Venus #3
(December 1948)

Marvel, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-09-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Leading Comic Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Venus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
Ken Bald ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Venus
Reprints

The Handsomest Man In the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Venus / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3951
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Rodney Radiant; Connie Lane; Narcissus (flashback)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo, via the GCD Error List (21 December 2004).
The original indexer credited pencils to Ken Bald and inks to Jim Mooney.

Money Mad (Table of Contents: 2)

Hedy Devine / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3360
Genre
humor
Characters
Hedy De Vine; Gabby Dunn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dr. Michael Vassallo challenges the original indexer's crediting of the art to Ken Bald.

The Make-Up (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
3133
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Dr. Michael Vassallo, via the GCD Errors list.
Job number and reprint information from the Atlas Tales website.

A Special Feature by Venus (Table of Contents: 4)

Venus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3896
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Venus; Mercury; Neptune; Echo (introduction); Cadmus (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from Dr. Michael Vassallo, via the GCD Errors list (21 December 2004), who challenges the original indexer's crediting of the art to Ken Bald.

The Day the Sun Stood Still! (Table of Contents: 5)

Venus / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
3964
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural; romance
Characters
Venus; Whitney Hammond; Della Mason; Apollo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dr. Michael Vassallo, via the GCD Errors List (21 December 2004), challenges the original indexer's crediting of Inks: Mike Sekowsky ?

A Letter to Our Readers and Their Parents! (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Pro-comics editorial. Information on this sequence from the Arlas Tales website.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Venus
  2. 1. The Handsomest Man In the World!
    Venus
  3. 2. Money Mad
    Hedy Devine
  4. 3. The Make-Up
  5. 4. A Special Feature by Venus
    Venus
  6. 5. The Day the Sun Stood Still!
    Venus
  7. 6. A Letter to Our Readers and Their Parents!
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