(February 1950)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animirth Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

SPORTS ACTION is published by ANIMIRTH COMICS, INC. Office of Publication: 350 5th Avenue, New York, N. Y. Application for second-class entry pending at the post office at New York, N. Y., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Canton, Ohio. Published quarterly. Copyright, 1949. by ANIMIRTH COMICS, INC., 350 5th Avenue, New York 1, N. Y. Vol. 1, No. 2, FEBRUARY, 1950, issue. Price 10c per copy. 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 any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U. S. A.

No "Marvel Comic" logo on this issue, although it is present on #3 and on Sport Stars #1.
Kable News distributor logo on cover. Detailed content information from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo [as Doc. V] (June 8, 2005).


The True Life Story of George Gipp of Notre Dame (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (layout?; roughs?); Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Art "The Great" Shires (Table of Contents: 1)

Art "The Great" Shires / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7???
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Art "The Great" Shires; Sam Gleason; Ross; Billy; Madsen; Randy; Lochran; Manning; Lena Blackburne; Lou Barbour; Mr. Harmon; Kid Mather
Reprints
Keywords
baseball; boxing; Chicago White Sox; Philadelphia; Texas Ramblers

Indexer Notes

Brown art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

The Original Celtics (Table of Contents: 2)

The Original Celtics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores (splash); Bob Powell
Inks
Syd Shores? (splash); Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7140
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Jim Furey; Johnny Witte; Nat Holman; Chris Leonard; Dutch Dehnert
Reprints
Keywords
basketball; Original Celtics

Gloved Dynamite (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
6409
Genre
sports
Reprints

Win It for the Gipper! (Table of Contents: 4)

George Gipp / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7110
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
George Gipp; Knute Rockne; Jack Chevigny
Reprints
Keywords
Fighting Irish; football; Notre Dame

Indexer Notes

unknown inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores.

A Tired Left Arm (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
6410
Genre
sports
Reprints

[Man Comics] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flying Fish! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7095
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Hironoshin Furuhanshi; Bob Kiphuth; Shiro Hashizume
Reprints
Keywords
Japan

Indexer Notes

Rice pencils per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Syd Shores.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The True Life Story of George Gipp of Notre Dame
  2. 1. Art "The Great" Shires
    Art "The Great" Shires
  3. 2. The Original Celtics
    The Original Celtics
  4. 3. Gloved Dynamite
  5. 4. Win It for the Gipper!
    George Gipp
  6. 5. A Tired Left Arm
  7. 6. [Man Comics]
  8. 7. The Flying Fish!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Nick Caputo
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers