(August 1949)

Marvel, 1949 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1949-06-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Prime Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comic [round logo]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Information for this issue supplied by the Timely/Atlas discussion list.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 3, Part 2, No. 2, Periodicals, 1949, p. 279, Copyright number: B202149.

Caught! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover image appears to be an airbrushed photograph

Let Me Show You How to Win Popularity with the Harmonica! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Called "X" (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Chu F. Hing
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5377
Genre
crime
Characters
Agent X; Agent Z; Big-Fat Marvik; Fish-Eye; Leon Carter; Inspector Kane; Anthony Andrews; James Martin; Mr. Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; May Andrews
Synopsis
After Anthony is killed Agent X is sent to pose as Jim Kane and learn who murdered him. X discovers Anthony was working with Fish-Eye in a crime cartel but Fish-Eye discovers X is a policeman and takes X and May to his boss, Leon Carter, to have them killed. However, Leon is at the governor's house and Agent Z follows Fish-Eye there. Agent Z kills Leon and Fish-Eye, saving X and May.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from atlastales.com

Now! Hot Water From Your Cold Water Faucet! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wanted by the F.B.I. (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

It's Easy to Win Her! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beware of Pickpockets (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Fireworks (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Famous Banner Fireworks! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crime of Alex Calendish! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
5403
Genre
crime
Characters
Alex Calendish; Nick Connolly; Joseph Owens; Big Jesse Kerslake; McGuinty; Romano; Robert; Jeannie Connolly; Tony
Synopsis
Alex bets Robert $1 he can turn Nick into a racketeer. Alex manipulates Nick into a life of crime but when Nick ends up wanted for murdering Jesse he tracks down Nick and kills him, then turns himself over to the police.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from atlastales.com

Get 'Em Now, Kids! Fireworks For All Occasions! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Twelve Haunting Years! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
5348
Genre
crime
Characters
Emery Fleagle; Charlie Coulter; Johnny Melrose; Lukavic; Reginald; Mr. Middleton; Sir Rodney van Horne
Synopsis
Emery is reunited with his former associates Charlie and Johnny who threaten to expose his earlier crimes unless he puts them up in his hotel. As their presence ruins the hotel's reputation Emery hires Lukavic to scare them off but Lukavic takes their side and likewise blackmails Emery. While out deep sea fishing Emery's boat sinks and the criminals are all killed. Emery admits his crimes against Van Horne but Van Horne doesn't press charges and Emery rebuilds his life.
Keywords
Bahamas

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from atlastales.com

And To Think They Used To Call Me Skinny! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Send Secret Messages With The Lone Ranger Silver Bullet Ball Pen Set (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reduce Fat! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foot Itch (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Caught!
  2. 1. Let Me Show You How to Win Popularity with the Harmonica!
  3. 2. The Man Called "X"
  4. 3. Now! Hot Water From Your Cold Water Faucet!
  5. 4. Wanted by the F.B.I.
  6. 5. It's Easy to Win Her!
  7. 6. Beware of Pickpockets
  8. 7. Fireworks
  9. 8. Famous Banner Fireworks!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. The Crime of Alex Calendish!
  12. 11. Get 'Em Now, Kids! Fireworks For All Occasions!
  13. 12. Twelve Haunting Years!
  14. 13. And To Think They Used To Call Me Skinny!
  15. 14. Send Secret Messages With The Lone Ranger Silver Bullet Ball Pen Set
  16. 15. Reduce Fat!
  17. 16. Foot Itch
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