(July 1952)

Marvel, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Brodsky art per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Colors: Goldberg credited by himself.

Home Run King... or Heel? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-410
Genre
sports
Characters
Lew Andrews; Lefty
Synopsis
When Lew first joins the Panthers he brags about his abilities, then fails to meet his own hype. The crowds turn on Lew and when he finally becomes a great player he continues to resent how he was treated; he leaves baseball to fight in World War II.
Keywords
baseball; Panthers; World War II

Indexer Notes

credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Strangle-Hold! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-411
Genre
sports
Characters
Jim; Marty Long; Mr. Jackson; Phil Long; Henny; Arabian Leroux; Gorilla
Synopsis
Marty becomes a professional wrestler to pay for his mother's medical expenses but keeps his career a secret from her. Marty becomes increasingly violent in the ring until Gorilla warns him it will eventually lead to a career-ending injury. When Marty's mother learns about his wrestling she supports him.
Keywords
Chicago; wrestling

Indexer Notes

art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

A Matter of Punch! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-456
Genre
sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Flash in the Pan! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
A-412
Genre
sports
Characters
Tom Dorgan; Buff Dorgan; Ansen Hall; Keats
Synopsis
Retired player Buff helps get his son Tom into baseball but is disappointed by his son's performance on the field and finally dies of a heart attack. After his death, Tom finally improves his game.
Keywords
baseball; Bengals; Peyton League; Royales

Indexer Notes

art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Too Hot to Handle (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-409
Genre
car; sports
Characters
Slim Overmire; Della; Bud Holbrook
Synopsis
During a hot-rod race Slim crashes into Bud's vehicle and nearly kills him. Slim is banned from racing but Bud encourages Slim to try again and helps him resume his career.
Keywords
hot-rods; racing

Indexer Notes

art credits per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr via atlastales.com.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Home Run King... or Heel?
  3. 2. Strangle-Hold!
  4. 3. A Matter of Punch!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Flash in the Pan!
  7. 6. Too Hot to Handle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Thomas G. Lammers