(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

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
Characters
George Gipp
Reprints

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

comic story / 13 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Fleer Dubble Bubble / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

The Original Celtics (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores (splash); Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell; Syd Shores ? (splash)
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: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6409
Genre
sports
Reprints

Get This One for the Gipper! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 12 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: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6410
Genre
sports
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Flying Fish! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
  3. 2. ["That dumb-bunny brother of mine missed another perfect pass!"]
    Fleer Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. The Original Celtics
  5. 4. Gloved Dynamite
  6. 5. Get This One for the Gipper!
  7. 6. A Tired Left Arm
  8. 7. ["You asked for it!"]
  9. 8. The Flying Fish!
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