Marvel Comics #1 Value - GoCollect
September 30, 1939

Marvel Comics #1

Key Issue
Origin Sub-Mariner by Bill Everett (first newsstand appearance); First 8 pages were produced for Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1; Introduction of Human Torch by Carl Burgos, Kazar the Great (First Tarzan clone) & Jungle Terror (only appearance); Introduc

Frank R. Paul

Carl Burgos

Paul Gustavson

Bill Everett

Al Anders

Art Pinajian

Sam Gilman

Ben Thompson

Fred Schwab

Most Typeset


Script Writer

Carl Burgos

Ray Gill

Bill Everett

Fred Schwab


Martin Goodman

Publication Date
Sep 30, 1939
Cover Price
Page Count
68 pages
Indicia (transcription courtesy of Frank Motler): Vol.1, No.1, MARVEL COMICS, Oct., 1939 Published monthly by Timely Publications, publication office, 81 Spring St., Newark, N. J. Executive office, 330 W. 42nd St., New York, N. Y. Art and editorial by Funnies Incorporated, 45 W. 45th St., New York, N. Y. Application for entry as Second Class Matter pending at the Post Office at Newark, N. J. Yearly subscription in U. S. and Canada, $1.50; elsewhere $2.00. No actual person is named or delineated in this magazine. Copyright, 1939 by Timely Publications. Printed in U.S.A. Vol.1, No. 1, MARVEL COMICS, Nov., 1939 [The final repetition of the volume/issue/title number with the Nov. date is present only on the 2nd printing. Some but not all issues of the second printing reportedly had the October information at least partially blacked out.] According to Rip at the boards, the print runs were 80,000 on the October edition and 800,000 on the November edition.

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