(June 1950)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Sports Action, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

SPORTS ACTION is published by Sports Action, Inc. Office of Publication: 350 5th Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entered as second-class matter at the post office at New York, N. Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. Additional entry at Canton, Ohio. Published bi-monthly. Copyright 1950 by Sports Action, Inc. 350 5th Avenue, New York, N. Y. Vol. 1, No. 3, JUNE 1950 issue. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons, and/or institutions appearing in the 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 [U. S. A.] (country not visible due to torn edge of cover).

Kable News distributor logo on cover. Detailed content information from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo [as Doc. V] (June 8, 2005).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hack Wilson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All The Thrills And Action Of Your Favorite Sports...52 Jam-Packed Pages!
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Marcel Cerdan; Hack Wilson; Al Lassman
Reprints

Marcel Cerdan, Great Fighter ... Grand Guy! (Table of Contents: 1)

Marcel Cerdan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
7367
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Marcel Cerdan; Tony Zale; Pierre; Lucien; Omar Kuidri; Ezzard Charles; Ralph Burnley; Georgie Abrams; Leon Fouquet; Cyrille Delannoit; Jake Lamotta
Keywords
Air France; Algeria; Azores Peak; boxing; Brussels; Casablanca; Detroit; France; Madison Square Garden; Paris; Rome; Sidi-bel-Abbes

Indexer Notes

Brown pencils and possible inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Hack Wilson (Table of Contents: 2)

Hack Wilson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Becker
Inks
Mike Becker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7388
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Hack Wilson; Lou; Alabama Pitts
Keywords
Baltimore; baseball; Chicago Cubs; Martinsburg; New York Giants; Portsmouth; West Virginia

The Gladiator! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7369
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Ursulus; Emperor Nero; Marcus Vortinius; Zenol; Cortinax; Septus
Keywords
Circus Maximus; gladiators; Rome

Indexer Notes

Henkel art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Man O' War (Table of Contents: 4)

Man O' War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
7366
Genre
non-fiction; animal; sports
Characters
Man O' War; Major Belmont; Samuel D. Riddle; Harry; Johnny Loftus; Golden Broom
Keywords
Saratoga

Coming Attractions Next Issue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

A Pair of Mitts (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joan (illo)
Inks
Joan (illo)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
7398
Genre
sports

Herman Sandow (Table of Contents: 7)

Herman Sandow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7368
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Herman Sandow; Tobias; Florenz Ziegfeld
Keywords
Germany; Konigsberg; Rome

Al Lassman (Table of Contents: 8)

Al Lassman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Mike Becker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7402
Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Al Lassman; Chick Meehan; Larry Creighton; Jimmy Bronson
Keywords
boxing; Cambridge; football; Massachusetts
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["All The Thrills And Action Of Your Favorite Sports...52 Jam-Packed Pages!"]
    Hack Wilson
  2. 1. Marcel Cerdan, Great Fighter ... Grand Guy!
    Marcel Cerdan
  3. 2. Hack Wilson
    Hack Wilson
  4. 3. The Gladiator!
  5. 4. Man O' War
    Man O' War
  6. 5. Coming Attractions Next Issue
  7. 6. A Pair of Mitts
  8. 7. Herman Sandow
    Herman Sandow
  9. 8. Al Lassman
    Al Lassman
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