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First Martan the Marvel Man!

Issue: #46
Published: December 1939, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Oskar Lebeck; George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); J. Fred Henry (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Contents copyright, 1938, by Bell Syndicate, Inc.; 1938, 1939 by NEA, Inc.; 1939 by Stephen Slesinger; 1939 by R. S. Callender; 1939 by Phillips Lord, Inc.; 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc. The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Masked Pilot
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: The Black Phantom

Text Article (1 page) Winners of the August Popular Comics Contest
Credits: Pencils: ? (photos) | Inks: ? (photos) | Letters: typeset

Text Article (1 page) Winners of July Contest
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Toby
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Toby Oomog Booey Titus Wad (first Appearance)

Advertisement (1 page) Push-Button Railroading
Featuring: The Lionel Corporation

Text Article (1 page) Winners of the July Popularity Poll
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Herky
Genre: Humor
Characters: Herky Dinny

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Martan the Marvel Man
Genre: Adventure Science Fiction
Characters: Martan The Marvel Man (first Appearance, Origin) Vana (first Appearance, Origin)

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: The Hurricane Kids
Genre: Adventure Historical
Characters: The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham Dave Burnham] Maya (first Appearance) Omu (first Appearance)

Comic Story (1 page) "Well, Herky, what do you think of your new sister by this time?
Featuring: Herky
Synopsis: Herky's mother asks him what he really thinks of his baby sister.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Herky Honey Herky's Mother

Comic Story (6 pages)
Genre: Crime
Characters: John Winston (first Appearance) Pete Baxter (first Appearance) Tony Carter (first Appearance) The Red Hood Gang [Dutch Orlando (villain) Kid Grant (villain) Spike Morganti (villain, Death)]

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Herky
Synopsis: Herky finds out he just got a baby sister.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Herky Herky's Father

Comic Story (8 pages) The Mystery of Mr. Wong [Part 4]
Featuring: Mr. Wong
Synopsis: Professor Janney is revealed as the murderer.
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Mr. Wong Sgt. Street Officer Flaherty Officer Morgan Professor Janney (villain) Valerie Edwards Peter Harrison Count Alexis Petrovitch [as Ivan Strogonoff] (identity Revealed) Sing Mr. Carslake

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Bronc Peeler
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Bronc Peeler Pete [also As Coyote Pete] Wheezie Bullneck The Terrible

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Masked Pilot
Synopsis: The Masked Pilot battles the Black Phantom.
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: The Masked Pilot Tom The Black Phantom (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Shark Egan
Genre: Adventure Historical
Characters: Shark Egan Ace O'Doul Mary McDermot Kanaka Lew Captain Mai Ti Angkar One-Eye Wendel [J. Wendel] Grampus Mr. Grype (villain) Koye (villain) Red Mack (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Tailspin Tommy
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Tailspin Tommy [Tommy Tomkins] Skeets Milligan Betty Lou Barnes Paul Smith Professor Otto Bumgartner Miss Stanley Mrs. Wilson Jeems Mr. Plotz Mr. Trevor Slade Mr. Dunforth

Comic Story (4 pages) Penguin Pete at the Luna Park
Featuring: Penguin Pete
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Penguin Pete Pudgie Wilbur (a Pig)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: The Comic Zoo
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Rudy Billy Charlie Kangaroo

Advertisement (1 page) Miscellaneous Advertisements

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Captain Tornado
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Captain Tornado (first Appearance) Professor Bordani (first Appearance) Jane Bordani (first Appearance)

Activity (1 page) Calling All Boys - and Girls! Be a Gang Buster!
Featuring: Popular Comics Gang Buster Contest

Advertisement (1 page) Boys, Girls!
Featuring: Johnson Smith & Co.

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