(March 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
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky
Inks
Sol Brodsky ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

Brodsky credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Bronko Nagurski (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill LaCava
Inks
Bill LaCava
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7876
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Bronko Nagurski; Doc Spears; Harry Newman; Dale Burnett; James T. Gallagher; Ted Fritsch
Synopsis
Bronko was a powerful football who charge into walls on more than one occasion. After six years away from football he came out of retirement, still formidable on the field.
Keywords
Chicago Bears; football; New York Giants; University of Minnesota; wrestling

Indexer Notes

LaCava art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Warren Gunn, King of the Courts (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
Marion Sitton (signed)
Inks
Marion Sitton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7882
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Warren Gunn; Hank Harrison; Pops Brady; Loop Crane
Synopsis
Warren Gunn broke several world records in basketball then left the sport to serve as a US marine and lost his right hand in combat. He returned to basketball as a coach.
Keywords
basketball; Ivy; San Francisco Celtics; University of Michigan

The Strangler (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass [as Fass] (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass [as Fass] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7824
Genre
sports
Characters
Tuzo Madiguez; Carl Hornsby; Steven Hicks; Hapaneroz; Pablo Ortiz; Juliez Carmeno
Synopsis
Tuzo is brought out of the Amazon to serve as a wrestler but despite his successes he longs to return home. When asked to throw a fight he instead wins it, then beats the men who tried to bribe him.
Keywords
Amazon; Brazil; Fuego Stadium; Rio de Janeiro; wrestling

Benson Carries the Ball (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Bellman (illustration)
Inks
Allen Bellman (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
6413
Genre
sports

Hank Bauer (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
7873
Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Hank Bauer; Danny; Frank Lane; Jo Dimaggio; Casey Stengel
Synopsis
Hank Bauer went from fighting in Okinawa to becoming a terrific slugger for the Yankees.
Keywords
baseball; New York Yankees; Okinawa
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bronko Nagurski
  3. 2. Warren Gunn, King of the Courts
  4. 3. The Strangler
  5. 4. Benson Carries the Ball
  6. 5. Hank Bauer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers