(January 1951)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Sports Action, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee

The Amazing Story of Nile Kinnick! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

The Nile Kinnick Story (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Rockwell (signed)
Inks
Dick Rockwell ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7738
Genre
non-fiction; aviation; biography; sports
Characters
Nile Kinnick; Eddie Anderson
Synopsis
Nile Kinnick becomes a college football hero, then an aviation hero, dying in the Pacific.
Keywords
Notre Dame; sports; University of Iowa

Koi Motsai (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone ?
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7737
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Koi Motsai; Habati; Babe Ruth; Chuisi
Synopsis
Inspired by Babe Ruth, Koi Motsai becomes one of Japan's greatest baseball players.
Keywords
baseball; Habashibi; Japan; Kabai; Tokyo

Indexer Notes

Possible Stone art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

A Pair of Mitts (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (illustration)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
7398
Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

unknown inks per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com. Previous indexer credited Vernon Henkel.

Harry Greb the Pittsburgh Windmill! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks
Vernon Henkel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7743
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Harry Greb; Gene Tunney; Jack Dempsey
Synopsis
Greb became a powerful boxer but during an eye operation he died while under anesthesia.
Keywords
Atlantic City; boxing; Yankee Stadium

What Happened to Chris King? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7732
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Chris King; Mickey Desmond; Pokey Malone; Red; Dr. Muntz
Synopsis
Chris agrees to throw a football game to earn money he needs to help a young fan, Mickey Desmond. When Chris' attempt to cheat is found out his career is ruined. Many years later he and Mickey are reunited in Korea.
Keywords
football; Korea; Korean War

Indexer Notes

Riss art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Amazing Story of Nile Kinnick!
  2. 1. The Nile Kinnick Story
  3. 2. Koi Motsai
  4. 3. A Pair of Mitts
  5. 4. Harry Greb the Pittsburgh Windmill!
  6. 5. What Happened to Chris King?
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