(January 1952)

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.
Brand
Atlas [black & white]
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

Detailed content information from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo [as Doc. V] (June 8, 2005).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely (signed)
Inks
Joe Maneely (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
?

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Grandstand Player (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9428
Genre
sports
Characters
Pete Adams; Mitch; Vic; Barney; Kurt Bailey; Vince Howell
Synopsis
Pete has a big ego and rises the ranks in baseball until a fight with another player gives him a back injury. A humbled Pete becomes a coach.
Keywords
baseball; Kansas Red Wings

Miracle on the Mound (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (illustration)
Inks
George Tuska (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

The Yella-Belly (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9398
Genre
sports
Characters
Big Benny; Louie; Lucky Conti
Synopsis
Benny's brother Lou is pressured by the mob to rig Benny's fights. Benny walks out of the ring rather than compromise himself, then saves his brother from the mob. Benny retires from boxing.
Keywords
boxing; Buffalo; Syracuse; Utica

The Old Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Bellman
Inks
Allen Bellman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9420
Genre
car; sports
Characters
Red Osterwald; Pete; Barney Osterwald
Synopsis
Red is a reckless race car driver like his father Barney had been. When Red gets drunk and crashes, Barney emerges from the crowd to save Red's life.
Keywords
Chicago; racing

Defeat! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hank Chapman (signed)
Pencils
Bill LaCava (signed)
Inks
Bill LaCava (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
9423
Genre
sports
Characters
Tom "Ziff" Gordon; Henry Clark; Mary Gordon
Synopsis
Gordon places his hopes on player Henry Clark, despite Clark's lack of experience. He reveals Clark is his son.
Keywords
Cambridge; Eastern University; football
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Grandstand Player
  3. 2. Miracle on the Mound
  4. 3. The Yella-Belly
  5. 4. The Old Man
  6. 5. Defeat!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Nick Caputo
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers